• Wineries in Illinois

    Northern Illinois Wine Trail

    Any time of the year is a perfect time to check out the wineries along the Northern Illinois Wine Trail!

  • Mini Abe enjoys everything that the Northern Illinois region of our state has to offer!

    Mini Abe in the Springtime!

    Mini Abe enjoys everything that the Northern Illinois region of our state has to offer!

  • Starlight Theatre in Rockford is the perfect place to see an exciting show while enjoying their open-air space!

    Starlight Theatre in Rockford

    Starlight Theatre in Rockford is the perfect place to visit and see an exciting show while enjoying their open-air space!

  • Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

    Illinois Lincoln Highway Scenic Byway

    Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

  • There are many Lodging choices in Northern Illinois, including the Lincoln Way Inn B&B in Franklin Grove

    Lodging Lincoln Way Inn Franklin Grove

    There are many Lodging choices in Northern Illinois, including the Lincoln Way Inn B&B in Franklin Grove

  • Learn the history of the Illinois Lincoln Highway at the I-88 Oasis stop by DeKalb

    Illinois Lincoln Highway Traveling Exhibit

    Learn the history of the Illinois Lincoln Highway at the I-88 Oasis stop by DeKalb

  • Spring Flowers

    Spring

    Enjoy the Beauty of Spring in Northern Illinois

  • Chicago Museums

    Joliet Historical Museum

    Engage your brain at one of the many different museums located in Northern Illinois!

  • The Brick Cafe & Art Gallery in Belvidere

    The Brick Cafe & Art Gallery in Belvidere

    Enjoy a delicious meal and the unique artwork while getting out of the weather!

  • Spring is a beautiful time to plan a visit or two to the Chicago Botanical Gardens in Glencoe!

    Chicago Botanical Gardens

    Spring is a beautiful time to plan a visit or two to the Chicago Botanical Gardens in Glencoe!

Attractions see all the fun in...

Wadsworth, IL

  • Hawthorn Suites at Midlane Golf Resort

    Lodging

    800-527-1133 | http://midlaneresort.com/
    4601 West Yorkhouse Road, Wadsworth, IL 60083
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  • The Tempel Lipizzans

    Majestic white stallions prance and dance as they preform a centuries-old tradition of classical dressage at Tempel Farms.

    847-623-7272 | http://tempelfarms.com/
    17000 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth, IL 60083
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Warren, IL

  • Bugaboo's

    Serving old-fashioned phosphate sodas, malts, shakes, sundaes, banana splits, and 16 flavors of Chocolate Shoppe ice cream.

    815-745-2800
    143 East Main Street, Warren, IL 61087
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  • Warren Historical Society Museum

    The museum is small but on display is a 1910 Hudson touring car, a jail, Civil War cannon and display cases filled with trophies and antiques. Call for hours.

    815-745-3443
    208 Burnett Avenue, Warren, IL 61087
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Warrenville , IL

  • Latitude 42

    A luxury entertainment venue that includes an arcade, a sports theater, 14 bowling lanes, a stage and dance floor and restaurant. Enjoy comedy in Latitude Live, designed for live entertainment, comedy and music.

    630-802-2739 | http://latitude360.com/
    28520 Diehl Road, Warrenville , IL 60555
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  • Warrenville Historical Society

    Located in an 1858 Greek Revival Methodist Church that was later used as an art studio by Adam Albright and his sons, Ivan and Malvin. Exhibits include art, featuring works by the Albrights, and local history.

    3S530 Second Street, Warrenville , IL 60555
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Waterman, IL

  • Aurora Sportsmen's Club

    Located on 500+ acres just south of the village of Waterman. Facilities at the club include skeet and trap shooting, sporting clays, rifle/pistol ranges (50 feet to 600 yards)and archery. The club is private, however many public events are held regularly throughout the year.

    815-264-9000 | http://aurorasc.org/
    7858 Preserve Road, Waterman, IL 60556
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  • Honey Hill Orchard

    A farm market featuring apples, pumpkins and raspberries. Enjoy fresh cider, honey, donuts, candy, apple pie and more. Weekend hayrides.

    11747 Waterman Road, Waterman, IL 60556
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  • Pete's Train

    Waterman and Western Railroad is a 1/3 scale miniature railroad in Lions Community Park.

    815-264-7753 | http://petestrain.com/
    435 South Birch Street, Waterman, IL 60556
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  • Waterman Winery and Vineyards

    Handcrafted wines from grapes grown in an 11-acre vineyard in DeKalb County. Open April to December, Saturday-Sunday, noon - 4 p.m., or call for an appointment.

    11582 Waterman Road, Waterman, IL 60556
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Wauconda, IL

  • Bangs Lake

    A natural glacial lake considered as a popular destination for family recreation in the Chicagoland area. Beach and marina.

    847-526-3610
    112 Park Street, Wauconda, IL 60084
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  • Lake County Discovery Museum

    Fun interactive exhibits featuring the world's largest collection of picture postcards, "Mall of History," Vortex Roller Coaster Theater and beautiful Forest Preserve setting.

    847-968-3400 | http://lcfpd.org/
    27277 Forest Preserve Drive, Wauconda, IL 60084
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Waukegan, IL

  • Bonnie Brook Golf Course & Banquet Facility

    18-hole public championship golf course. Grass tee driving range, fully stocked pro shop, PGA professionals on staff for expert instruction, delicious menu items at the grill, newly renovated club house with year-round banquet facilities in a panoramic setting.

    847-360-4730 | http://waukegangolf.org/
    2800 North Lewis Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60079
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  • Bowen Park

    National Register of Historic Places. Waukegan History Museum and Research Library, award winning playground, outdoor fitness course, formal gardens and gazebos, Groshce Fields, skate park, and pristine Lake Michigan ravines.

    847-360-4700 | http://waukeganparks.org/
    1800 North Sheridan Road, Waukegan, IL 60079
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  • Bowen Park Theatre and Opera

    Professional theatre and opera, sung entirely in English with piano accompaniment. Lake County's only opera company, costumed and fully staged.

    847-360-4740 | http://waukeganparks.org/
    39 Jack Benny Drive, Waukegan, IL 60079
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  • Genesee Theatre

    The Genesee Boasts Broadway shows, musical acts, comedians and more.

    203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60079
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  • The People's Choice Family Fun Center of Waukegan

    Family entertainment center offers arcade, food court, mini indoor glow-in-the-dark golf.

    847-336-5700 | http://funwithrocky.com
    2411 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60079
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  • Waukegan Main Street

    Dedicated to the preservation of the historic downtown. Enjoy downtown restaurants, shops and entertainment.

    221 North Genesse Street, Waukegan, IL 60079
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West Chicago, IL

  • City of West Chicago's Gallery 200

    Gallery 200 is fast becoming a haven for art lovers as a quality destination for buying and browsing great local art.

    630-293-9550 | http://gallery200.com/
    200 Main Street, West Chicago, IL 60185
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  • Coyote Crossing Mini Golf Course

    Professionally designed 18-hole mini golf course. Putt around a waterfall, through a cave, over a river, and under rocks.

    630-293-8374 | http://cspark.com/
    27W650 North Avenue, West Chicago, IL 60185
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  • Prairie Landing Golf Club

    Playing this unique, well-conditioned and spectacularly-designed 18-hole course will surely make you want to come back.

    2325 Longest Drive, West Chicago, IL 60185
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  • West Chicago City Museum

    Explore West Chicago's railroad history at "All Aboard," an exhibit depicting early train depots and their roles as community communication center. Exhibit galleries are open Tuesday-Friday 10:30am-3:30pm, and Saturday noon-3pm. Admission free.

    630-231-3376 | http://westchicago.org/
    132 Main Street, West Chicago, IL 60185
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West Dundee, IL

  • Leaf's Ice Centre

    Modern skating facility offering comprehensive instructional and training programs.

    847-844-8700 | http://leafsicecentre.com
    801 Wesemann Drive, West Dundee, IL 60118
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  • Spring Hill Mall

    A terrific shopping experience. Spend the day shopping at over 120 stores.

    1072 Spring Hill Mall, West Dundee, IL 60118
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Westmont, IL

  • Twin Lakes Golf Course

    Located on 25 beautiful acres with woods, lakes and rolling hills, this course offers nine holes of challenging golf for beginners as well as advanced golfers.

    630-852-7167 | http://wpd4fun.org/
    400 West 59th Street, Westmont, IL 60559
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  • William L. Gregg House Museum

    1872 Victorian home and museum built by brick maker displays collections typical of the 1920's through 1940's in authentic lifestyle settings. Open Wednesday and Sunday. Free admission.

    630-960-3392 | http://wpd4fun.org/
    117 South Linden Avenue, Westmont, IL 60559
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  • Willow Crest Golf Course

    18-hold championship golf course offers water, sand, bunkers and beautiful landscape. Multi-tiered tees and bent grass tees.

    3500 Midwest Road, Westmont, IL 60523
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Wheaton, IL

  • Arrowhead Golf Club

    A superb golf experience awaits! Three nine-hole courses can be combined to form three separate par 72 18-hole layouts.

    26W151 Butterfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
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  • Billy Graham Center Museum

    Devoted to the history of Christian evangelism and its influence on society, the museum includes rare artifacts, art and displays. Admission is free.

    500 College Avenue, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL 60187
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  • Cantigny Park

    Robert McCormick Mansion Museum, the First Division Military Museum and 15 acres of manicured gardens, 27-hole championship golf course, and 9-hole Cantigny Youth Link and also on-site.

    630-668-5161 | http://cantignypark.org/
    1 South 151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
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  • Cosley Zoo

    The zoo exhibits native Illinois wildlife and domestic farm animals; open year-round, tree-shaded picnic area, seasonal concessions, exclusive used facility renals, private party room, "Zoo to You" outreach program, birthday and group packages available.

    630-655-5534 | http://cosleyzoo.org/
    1356 North Gary Avenue, Wheaton, IL 60187
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  • DuPage County Fair Association

    Operates the DuPage County Fairgrounds, site of numerous exhibits and shows including the annual summer DuPage County Fair, a five-day fair at the end of July.

    2015 West Mancheter Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
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  • DuPage County Historical Museum

    Enjoy DuPage County's rich history from the 1830's to the present. The museum exhibits feature hundreds of historic artifacts and photos along with many fun hands-on activities.

    630-665-4710 | http://dupagemuseum.org/
    102 East Wesley Street, Wheaton, IL 60187
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  • DuPage Heritage Galley

    Located in a beautiful three-story atrium, visitors learn of the stories, accomplishments and lives of the famous DuPage citizens portrayed through memorabilia and photo panels.

    421 North County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
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  • DuPageBlog.com

    DuPageBlog.com is your source for the latest in DuPage County events, news, and information. Our blog features articles, photos, and resources produced by and for DuPage County residents, and those who are interested in learning more about the area.

    230 N Main Street, Wheaton, IL 60189
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  • Town Square Wheaton

    Lifestyle shopping center with leading shops, restaurants & services including Francesca's Collections, Papyrus, Chico's, Victoria Secret, Starbucks & more.

    Naperville Road & East Loop Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
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Wheeling, IL

  • Lynfred Winery

    Enjoy wine produced in Illinois for your tasting pleasure, and visit the gift shop.

    847-229-9463 | http://lynfredwinery.com/
    971 North Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL 60090
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  • Traditions at Chevy Chase

    Parkland-style 18-hole championship golf course.

    1000 North Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL 60090
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Willow Springs, IL

  • Columbia Woods Forest Preserve & Centennial Trail

    Fishing and picnicking. Host "A River Thru History" each September, where you can step back 200 years.

    800-870-3666 | http://fpdcc.com/
    Archer Avenue and Willow Springs Road, Willow Springs, IL 60480
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Wilmette, IL

  • Bahai House of Worship

    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the distinctive architecture makes it world-renowned.

    847-853-2300 | http://bahaitemple.org/
    100 Linden Avenue, Wilmette, IL 60091
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Wilmington, IL

  • Historic Water Street Shopping District

    The city's historic downtown contains 20 antique shops and dining.

    815-476-2176 | http://wilmington-il.com/
    Downtown Wilmington, Wilmington, IL 60481
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  • Launching Pad and Gemini Giant

    Opened in 1960 as a Dari Delite, now home to the Gemini Giant, a fiberglass "muffler man" sporting a space helmet and rocketship, reminiscent of the country's fascination with space travel. Inducted into the Route 66 Hall of Fame.

    815-476-6535
    810 East Baltimore Street, Wilmington, IL 60481
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  • Mar Theatre

    The Historic Mar Theatre is located in the "theatre district" of Wilmington. First run movies on two screens, and special live events.

    815-773-9936 | http://the-mar.com/
    121 South Main Street, Wilmington, IL 60481
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  • Midewin National Tallgrass Preserve

    At 19,000 acres, adjacent to the 4,200-acre Des Plaines Conservation Area and close to 22 other natural areas - creating a macro-site of nearly 40,000 acres. Seasonal programs and tours.

    30239 South Route 53, Wilmington, IL 60481
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Winfield, IL

Winnebago, IL

  • Edward's Apple Orchard West

    Apple orchard located in rural Winnebago featuring a large variety of apples. Also home grown raspberries, pumpkins, squash, Indian corn and gourds. Family fun in a rural atmosphere. Open 9am to 6pm daily through Labor Day. Open 9am to 5pm daily November 1 through Thanksgiving weekend.

    815-963-2261
    8218 Cemetery Road, Winnebago, IL 61088
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  • Farmers Market - Winnebago

    Locally grown produce and plants, home baked goods and crafts. Held on Fridays, 3:30pm to 7pm, May through October.

    815-335-7617
    Main Street & Benton Street, Winnebago, IL 61088
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Winthrop Harbor, IL

  • North Point Marina

    With 1,500 slips on Lake Michigan, this is the largest contained marina in the inland United States accommodating vessel to 120 feet. The complex includes a restaurant, nature preserves, charter fishing, miles of boardwalk, swimming beaches, hiking and biking trails.

    701 North Point Drive, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096
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Wood Dale, IL

  • Cabin Nature Center

    Nature center, nature trail, and dog park. Free admission, cost for some activities.

    111 South Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale, IL 60191
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  • Maple Meadows Golf Course

    This 27-hole facility presents golfers with a choice of styles and challenges. Debuting in 1990, Maple Meadow's championship "West 18" features a modern combination of links and prairie design.

    630-616-8424 | http://dupagegolf.com/
    272 South Addison Road, Wood Dale, IL 60191
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  • Salt Creek Golf Club

    18-hole executive-style golf course.

    701 West Thorndale Avenue, Wood Dale, IL 60191
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  • TopGolf Chicago

    An interactive high-tech golfing experience like no other.

    630-595-4653 | http://topgolfusa.com/
    699 West Thorndale Avenue, Wood Dale, IL 60191
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  • Yesterday's Farm Museum

    The 1840s farmhouse and barn offer the perfect chance to investigate everyday life over 150 years ago through household items, clothes and farm equipment.

    630-595-8777 | http://wooddale.com/
    850 North Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale, IL 60191
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Woodstock, IL

  • All Season Farm & Orchard

    We have more than 11,000 apple trees and 12 varieties of apples, including Honey crisp and the Asian pear. We also have a pick your own pumpkin patch. Starting Labor Day Weekend, explore our 10 acre Corn Maze with 3 miles of pathways and 2 bridges. Spend time in our petting zoo, country farm market, or indoor grill restaurant which offers seasonal favorites like homemade apple donuts, apple cider, caramel apples, local honey and much more!

    14510 Route 176, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Challenger Learning Center for Science & Technology

    The mission of the center is to honor the memory and spirit of the Space Shuttle Challenger crew by providing hands-on space exploration curriculum that inspires and enhances thinking skills. Call for hours of operation and to set up a mission date. Includes a gift shop and exhibits.

    222 Church Street, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Craig Woods Golf Course

    A challenging, par 34, scenic nine-hole course.

    815-338-9781
    5818 South Illinois Route 47, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Crystal Woods Golf Club

    A beautiful, par 72, 18-hole golf course in an appealing rural setting. Driving range and banquet facility.

    5915 South Illinois Route 47, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Ethereal Confections

    The best organic, artisan truffles, infused olive oil meltaways, chocolate bars, nut barks, chocolate covered pretzels, non-pareils, mendiants and honey bees. Great gourmet gifts.

    203 Main Street, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Grace Farm Studio

    Grace Farm Studios is a three-season farm in Woodstock, Illinois producing organically grown raspberries and icelandic fiber. We are a working farm, so visiting our farm is more like visiting a small botanical garden or small nature museum.

    2719 Franklinville Road, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Historic Woodstock Square

    A Victorian town square with bandstand and gazebo is the setting for many unique shops, eateries, antiques, collectibles, and art gallery. The square is home to many events. Most of the movie "Ground Hog Day" was filmed on location.

    815-338-4300 | http://woodstockil.gov/
    Cass & Van Buren Streets, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Homestead Orchard

    Since 1839, someone has farmed this land on the corner of Charles Road and Raffel Road. Homestead Orchard is a quiet place in the country to pick 20 varieties of apples, pie cherries, pears, and red raspberries. Come and sit under one of the oldest and largest maple trees in McHenry county. Relax, see and hear nature all around you. Come inside the 1880s horse barn, which is our store, and find hand crafted items, glassware, and maybe some antique furniture for sale. We also sell honey from our own bee hives along with beeswax candles made one at a time.

    11802 Charles Road, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Old Courthouse Arts Center

    A fine arts gallery selling an extensive collection of work by leading regional and national artists. Thursday - Saturday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    815-338-4525
    Woodstock Square, 101 North Johnson Street, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Oney's Tree Farm

    Cut your own trees for Christmas. Open after Thanksgiving through mid-December. Offering special events, Christmas shop, food, animals pony rides, and more! Seasonal, call for hours.

    815-338-4108 | http://oneystreefarm.com/
    16608 Illinois Route 14, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Royal Victorian Mansion

    Lodging

    344 Fremont Street, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Theatre on the Green

    Full productions of classic and comedic plays are held each spring and fall at the instructor's outdoor theatre in the Woodstock countryside and "On the Green".

    815-354-7435
    15314 St. Patrick Road, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Woodstock Opera House

    This 1890 Steam-boat Gothic building offers year-round theater, dance, concerts, children's events and lectures featuring nationally recognized names to home-grown talent in an intimate setting. Daily, 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    121 Van Buren Street, Woodstock, IL 60098
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Northern Illinois Tourism 

Contact Details: 


Main address: 
8200 Fairgrounds Road, Lower Level61008Belvidere, IL 
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Tel:815.547.3740, 
 

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Explore Illinois! Countless festivals, farm tours, county fairs, orchards and our Northern Illinois Wine Trail, featuring over 30+ wineries for your tasting pleasure, are just some of the many ways that you can enjoy Illinois. Whatever you decide to do, these Chicago attractions are sure to please everyone. The possibilities are endless and will lead to countless memories.