• 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!

  • 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

  • A must see when in Chicago - the famous Chicago Skyline!

    Chicago Skyline

    A must see when in Chicago - the famous Chicago Skyline!

  • Now is the time to enjoy a good weather day and hit the road for a Road Trip!

    Road Trip Time

    Now is the time to enjoy a good weather day and hit the road for a Road Trip!

  • Nothing says Autumn like pumpkins!

    Autumn Harvest time

    Nothing says Autumn like pumpkins!

  • Take the family to Jonamac Orchard in Malta

    Jonamac Orchard

    Take the family to Jonamac Orchard in Malta

  • Beauty of the Autumn Season

    Beauty of the Autumn Season

    Beauty of the Autumn Season

  • Things in DeKalb – Vintage

    My Favorite Things in DeKalb

    Get out and do a little shopping for a few hours or a few days in the Chicago & Beyond Region!

  • Chicago Museums

    Joliet Historical Museum

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

  • Nicholas Conservatory in Rockford - Chicago Attractions

    Nicholas Conservatory in Rockford

    Want to feel like you are in the tropics! Then Nicholas Conservatory in Rockford is the place to be!

  • Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

    Illinois Lincoln Highway Scenic Byway

    Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

Dining see all the fun in...

Deer Park, IL

  • Deer Park Town Center

    An open-air lifestyle center featuring over 70 of the most exclusive shops and restaurants in Chicago's northwest suburbs.

    20530 North Rand Road, Deer Park, IL 60010
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DeKalb, IL

  • Barsema Alumni & Visitors Center

    The Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center, located on the campus of Northern Illinois University, offers truly distinctive and sophisticated meeting and banquet facilities for the university and community.

    815-753-8821 | http://bavc.niu.edu/
    231 North Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb, IL 60115
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  • Eduardo's Mexican Restaurant

    Mexican-American food.

    214 East Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115
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  • Fatty's Pub & Grille

    American pub.

    815-758-7737 | http://fattyspub.com/
    1312 West Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115
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  • Hillside Restaurant

    American Bistro.

    121 North Second Street, DeKalb, IL 60115
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  • Historic Shopping District of DeKalb & Northern Illinois University Self-Guided Walking Tours

    Stroll through historic downtown DeKalb to explore unique shopping and dining. Enjoy dozens of historic homes and parks as you meander through the streets of DeKalb. Walk the beautiful campus at Northern Illinois University at your own pace.

    164 East Lincoln Highway, Route 38, DeKalb, IL 60115
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  • Hometown Sports Bar & Grill

    American food.

    241 East Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115
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  • Lincoln Inn Family Restaurant & Bakery

    American food and bakery.

    815-756-2345 | http://thelincolninn.com/
    240 East Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115
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  • Mediterraneo

    Vegetarian; Middle-Eastern food.

    122 East Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115
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  • O'Leary's Irish Pub & Grill

    Irish-American cuisine.

    260 East Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115
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  • Pizza Villa

    American pizza, kid-friendly.

    815-758-8116 | http://pizzavilla.com/
    824 West Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115
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  • Rosita's Mexican Restaurant

    Authentic Mexican.

    815-756-1201 | http://rositas.com
    642 East Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115
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  • Tapalaluna Tapas Bar

    International cuisine and wine bar.

    815-217-0990 | http://tapalaluna.com/
    226 East Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115
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  • Thai Pavillion

    Authentic Thai cuisine.

    131 East Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115
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Des Plaines, IL

  • Cafe La Cave

    Here you will take a magical journey into a fairy tale era of utter opulence. You will experience the glamor from the moment your guests make their entrance into a soaring gilded lobby that recalls all the splendor of Versailles. Feast, dance and romance among ballrooms resplendent with our sparkling chandeliers and exquisite detailing. Whether dining for two or a lavish party for 300, let us make your dreams come true.

    847-827-7818 | http://cafelacave.net/
    2777 Mannheim Road, Des Plaines, IL 60018
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  • Rivers Casino

    The 147,000-square-foot facility has more than 1,050 slot machines and 48 table games along with six restaurants and live entertainment.

    847-795-0777 | http://playrivers.com/
    3000 South River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016
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Dixon, IL

  • Arthur's Garden Deli

    Family restaurant.

    815-288-1110
    1133 North Galena Avenue, Dixon, IL 61021
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  • Basil Tree Ristorante

    Fine dining Italian restaurant. Beautifully renovated building with authentic Italian cuisine and wine list.

    815-306-4310
    123 East First Street, Dixon, IL 61021
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  • Flynnie's Diner

    We serve a deliciously home cooked meal that promises to never leave you hungry. We pride ourselves on our friendly service and fresh meals that are made to order. We are constantly adding new food items to our menu and have Flynnie apparel that you can purchase at our restaurant. All of our food is freshly prepared. Nothing is ever made ahead or frozen. Check us out on Facebook.

    815-973-8129
    609 Depot Avenue, Dixon, IL 61021
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  • Ginkgo Tree Cafe

    We serve breakfast from 7 to 10am and lunch from 11 to 2pm. We offer soup, salad and sandwiches and focus on fresh, seasonal, made from scratch, whole, healthy foods. On Saturday evenings we feature live music and serve artisan pizza by the slice and you can bring your own beer and wine. We sell bulk tea, by the glass or by the pot. We have a certified herbal counselor, a massage therapist, fitness classes, meeting and party space for rent, and gift shop featuring local crafters and artists.

    815-677-9144
    216 West First Street, Dixon, IL 61021
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  • Mama Cimino's

    Pizzeria.

    815-288-4448
    114 North Peoria Avenue, Dixon, IL 61021
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  • Mr. Tequila Bar & Grill

    Mr. Tequila Bar & Grill offers the best in Mexican food. Our menu includes chimichangas, enchiladas, burritos, quesadillas, fajitas and several other Mexican dishes. We also offer carryout.

    815-677-9280
    844 North Galena Avenue, Dixon, IL 61021
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  • Rawshu's Organic Market

    Rawshu’a is a vegetarian-friendly eatery, juice bar, water bar and organic market, located at 117 N. Galena Ave. in Dixon. Open from 8a to 6p Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and from noon to 6p on Saturday. Visit us on Facebook or call for more information.

    117 N. Galena Ave., Dixon, IL
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  • Salamandra Restaurant

    Mexican cuisine.

    815-288-0874
    105 West First Street, Dixon, IL 61021
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  • Touch of Thai

    Thai cuisine and sushi.

    815-284-8499
    221 West First Street, Dixon, IL 61021
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Downers Grove, IL

  • Downtown Downers Grove

    Located in the heart of downtown Downers Grove, browse through unique home furnishing, accessories, gift, book stores and upscale boutiques and dine on a variety of restaurants, deli's and sweet shops.

    Downtown Downers Grove, Downers Grove, IL 60515
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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.