• 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

Outdoors see all the fun in...

Addison, IL

  • Oak Meadows Golf Course

    Built in the 1920s, this 18-hole, tree-lined classic is one of the most historically significant course in Chicago's golf community.

    630-595-0071 | http://dupagegolf.com/
    900 North Wood Dale Road, Addison, IL 60101
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Albany, IL

  • Albany Indian Mounds State Historic Site

    This 200-acre site features prehistoric Indian mounds, native prairie, walking and snow skiing paths, picnic shelter and restrooms. Interpretive brochures are on site and the property is traversed by the Great River Bicycle Trail.

    South Cherry Street & 12th Avenue, Albany, IL 61230
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Algonquin, IL

  • Raging Buffalo Snowboard Park

    As weather permits, natural and man-made snow. First exclusive snowboard slopes in the United States. Summer wakeboarding.

    847-836-7243 | http://ragingbuffalo.com/
    Route 31, south of Algonquin, Algonquin, IL 60102
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Alsip, IL

  • Fountain Hills Golf Club

    Challenging nine-hole course with a restaurant.

    12601 South Kostner Avenue, Alsip, IL 60803
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Amboy, IL

  • Amboy Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary

    The Amboy Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary is 272 acre of wetlands offering a rare and fragile ecosystem, which includes endangered turtles, many birds and unique plant life. It is located near the intersection of U.S. Route 52 and Mormon Road about 3 miles south of Amboy. Open to the public 7 days a week for walking and bird-watching. No dogs are allowed due to sensitive plant and wildlife.

    US 52 and Mormon Road, Amboy, IL 61310
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  • Shady Oaks Golf Course

    18-holes, clubhouse, pro shop, club/equipment rental, banquet facilities.

    815-849-5424 | http://shadyoakscc.com/
    577 U.S. Route 52, Amboy, IL 61310
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  • Wood Carvings at Amboy City Park

    With 23 woodcarvings done of tree trunks standing in the park, three presidents from Illinois are featured. Other carvings depict life in and around the city of Amboy.

    815-857-3814
    East Main Street, 6 blocks east of Route 52, Amboy, IL 61310
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Apple River, IL

  • Apple Canyon Lake Golf Course

    Challenging nine-hole course carved into the rolling hills of Jo Daviess County. Full-service pro shop, complete with food and beverage facilities.

    14A200 East Apple Canyon Road, Apple River, IL 61001
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  • Apple River Canyon State Park

    In hilly northern Illinois, the park offers hiking, day use, camping and fishing throughout its limestone canyons, plus Millville, a National Historic Register site.

    815-745-3302 | http://dnr.illinois.gov/
    8763 East Canyon Road, Apple River, IL 61001
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  • Stage Coach Trails Livery

    Authentic stagecoach rides complete with draft horses. Also available: wagon train trips, chuck wagon dinners, hayrides and sleigh rides. Call for reservations.

    815-594-2423
    5656 Stagecoach Trail, Apple River, IL 61001
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Arlington Heights, IL

  • Arlington Park

    Top thoroughbred racing, festivals, concerts and more.

    847-385-7500 | http://arlingtonpark.com/
    Route 53 and East Euclid Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60006
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  • Black Car Service Chicago & Limo Service to Midway Airport

    Chief Chicago Limo offers premier transportation services in the entire Chicago Metro area. Reliable and timely airport transportation from all major Chicago airports. Black Car Service Chicago | Midway Airport Limo

    1533 N Windsor Dr #315, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
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  • Forest View Racquet & Fitness Club

    Tennis and racquetball. Indoor and outdoor courts. Full-service pro shop with racquet stringing.

    847-640-2574 | http://ahpd.org/fv
    800 East Falcon Drive, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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  • Heritage Tennis Club

    Ball machine rentals, memberships, indoor and outdoor courts, USPTA and PTR professional teaching staff.

    847-398-7780 | http://ahpd.org/htc
    7 West College Drive, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
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  • Lake Arlington

    Sail boating - Memorial Day through Labor Day and weekends in September and October.

    847-577-3059 | http://ahpd.org/
    2201 North Windsor Drive, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
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  • Nickol Knoll Golf Course

    9-hole, Par 27 course.

    847-590-6050 | http://ahpd.org/nkgc
    3800 North Kennicott Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
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Aroma Park, IL

  • Forest Preserve District of Kankakee River Valley

    Dedicated to preserving natural areas, we offer conservation and educational programs at six sites. The Forest Preserve encompasses trails for walking, hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing.

    815-935-5630 | http://krvfpd.org/
    3301 Waldron Road, Aroma Park, IL 60910
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Aurora, IL

  • Abbey Farms

    Abbey Farms is a unique, family-friendly, agri-tourism farm in Aurora, IL that has been growing memories since 1949. Abbey Farms specializes in creating an environment for everyone to make their own fun both inside & outdoors.

    630-966-7775 | https://abbeyfarms.org/
    2855 Hart Road, Aurora, IL 60502
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  • Blackberry Farms Pioneer Village

    19th Century farm and village featuring pioneer craft shops and demos, a discovery barn with petting zoo and pony, hay and miniature train rides and more.

    100 South Barnes Road, Aurora, IL 60504
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  • Phillips Park

    Located on over 325 acres of park with picnic facilities, a playground, waterfall, gorgeous sunken gardens, sand volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, bike trails, ice skating, hiking, a 28-acre fishing lake with a one mile multiple use trail, an 18-hole golf course and driving range, visitor center, aquatic center, zoo, war memorials, Illinois Lincoln Highway Interpretive Gazebo and more. Free.

    1000 Ray Moses Drive, Aurora, IL 60504
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  • Phillips Park Zoo

    Dispaying native North American animals from wolves, cougar and river otters to a variety of reptiles.Open year round (except Thanksgiving day, Christmas day and New Years day). Admission is Free and Parking is Free.

    1000 Ray Moses Drive, Aurora, IL 60505
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  • RiverEdge Park

    The 30-acre park offers canoe/kayak launch and natural landscaping to the VIP Rooftop Deck and 10-acre music venue, this is the new recreation and entertainment destination of the suburbs.

    400 North Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505
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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.