• Get outdoors and enjoy the beauty and wonder of winter in northern Illinois.

    Winter Wonderland

    Get outdoors and enjoy the beauty and wonder of winter 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

  • While traveling, stop in the Dixon Welcome Center to treasures and to learn a bit of history about the Lincoln Highway!

    Lincoln Highway Exhibit at the Dixon Welcome Center

    While traveling, stop in the Dixon Welcome Center to treasures and to learn a bit of history about the Lincoln Highway!

  • 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

  • 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!

  • Enjoy outdoor activities in the winter at any of the beautiful trails and golf courses throughout our region!

    Skiing

    Enjoy outdoor activities in the winter at any of the beautiful trails and golf courses throughout our region!

  • Rochelle Railroad Park - Illinois attractions

    Rochelle Railroad Park

    The Rochelle Railroad Park, located on the Illinois Lincoln Highway, is a fantastic photo opportunity for young and old alike!

  • 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!

  • What better way to enjoy freshly fallen snow than to hit the slopes by sledding, skiing, or snowboarding.

    Family Fun

    What better way to enjoy freshly fallen snow than to hit the slopes by sledding, skiing, or snowboarding.

  • Get outside and enjoy the fresh, crisp winter air!

    Outdoor Winter Activities to Enjoy

    Get outside and enjoy the fresh, crisp winter air!

  • See them at many different events happening throughout the Chicago & Beyond region.

    Is this Santa's Reindeer?

    See them at many different events happening throughout the Chicago & Beyond region.

  • Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

    Illinois Lincoln Highway Scenic Byway

    Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

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Hampshire, IL

  • Muirhead Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast Tours

    Special tours are now available for this one-of-a-kind Frank Lloyd Wright designed and built farmhouse. Call and reserve your tour!

    42W814 Rohrsen Road, Hampshire, IL 60140
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Hennepin, IL

  • Pulsifer House

    Home to the Putnam County Historical Society, it was built in 1844 and recently restored. Adjacent to the Putnam County Agriculture Museum with an array of antique farm equipment.

    815-925-7560
    327 Old Highway 26, Hennepin, IL 61327
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  • Putnam County Historical Society

    Tours of recently restored, redecorated 1844 Pulsifer House. Genealogical historical research facilities.

    815-925-7560
    327 Old Highway 26, Hennepin, IL 61327
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Herscher, IL

  • Herscher Area Historical Society

    Photographs, documents, and artifacts which depict the history of Herscher and more.

    815-949-1555 | http://herscher.net/
    272 East Second Avenue, Herscher, IL 60941
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Hoffman Estates, IL

  • Cabela's

    An educational and entertainment retail showroom featuring a decor of museum quality animal displays, huge aquariums, and trophy animals interacting in realistic recreations of the natural habitats.

    847-645-0400 | http://cabelas.com/
    5225 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
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Homewood , IL

  • Richard Haas Murals

    Homewood boasts the largest collection of Richard Haas murals anywhere in the world. Haas, a world-renowned painter specializing in large, illusion murals, was first invited to Homewood in the early 1980s.

    708-798-3000
    Ridge Road and Martin Avenue, Homewood , IL 60430
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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.