• 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...

Hampshire, IL

  • Enjoy Pioneer Farm

    Visit our self serve farm stand featuring perennials in the spring and pumpkins and fall goodies in September and October. We also raise Dorset sheep - wool for sale all year round!

    847-683-2863
    17N400 Big Timber Road, Hampshire, IL 60140
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Hanover, IL

  • Blanding Landing Recreation Area

    Located near the Mississippi River. Camping, fishing/boating accessibility, playground, potable water, showers, flush toilets. Class A campground, 50-amp electric. Reservations accepted.

    815-591-2326 | http://missriver.org/
    5720 South River Road, Hanover, IL 61041
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  • Storybrook Country Club

    Scenic 18-hole golf course with gentle rolling hills and a small stream running throughout the course. Snack bar for sandwiches; also, full-service bar and driving range.

    815-591-2210 | http://storybrook.com/
    2124 West Storybrook Road, Hanover, IL 61041
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  • Wapello Land & Water Reserve

    Experience Native American mounds, prairie and the Apple River. Hike beginner trails! Pets welcome. Fishing allowed.

    815-858-9100 | http://jdcf.org/
    8642 Illinois Route 84 South, Hanover, IL 61041
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Harvard, IL

  • Ben's Tree Farm

    Ben's Christmas Tree Farm was founded in 1983. Since establishment, Ben has provided hand-pruned, organically grown fir and pine trees in an authentic country atmosphere for a complete Christmas experience. Trees, wreaths, and more.

    630-279-0216 | http://benstreefarms.com/
    7720 Ryan Road, Harvard, IL 60033
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  • Brook Farm

    We are your stop for fresh local food! Brook Farm is a small scale farming operation that has been farmer owned and operated for the past 40 years. Our focus is on providing the freshest and most flavorful vegetables to customers living in our local area. We sell a variety of products including vegetable seedlings, annual bedding plants and flowers ready for planting, hanging baskets and potted arrangements, over 60 kinds of fresh vegetables from broccoli to zucchini & in between, watermelon, pumpkins, winter squash, ornamental corn, and bagged popcorn kernels. We sell at several local Famers' Markets and right from the farm!

    9306 Lawrence Road, Harvard, IL 60033
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  • Oak Grove Golf Course

    4.5 stars from Golf Digest, Audubon Certified Signature Sanctuary, ranked top-25 toughest public courses by Chicago Digest Golf Association. 18 hole course features full service pro shop and club house.

    16914 Oak Grove Road, Harvard, IL 60033
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  • Plum Tree National Golf Club

    Joe Lee designed 18 hole course features bent grass fairways among the unspoiled rolling hills of northern McHenry County. Includes full service pro-shop and clubhouse.

    815-943-7474 | http://plumtreegolf.com/
    19511 Lembcke Road, Harvard, IL 60033
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Hennepin, IL

  • Dixon Waterfowl Refuge & Hopper Lakes

    The 2,700 acre refuge is one of the premier natural areas in the state and is open to the public every day of the year.

    Hennepin Farm Road and Route 26, Hennepin, IL 61327
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  • Donnelly DePue State Fish & Wildlife Areas

    Waterfowl feeding, nesting, resting, harvesting, and viewing. High-quality hunting experience similar to a private club.

    815-447-2353 | http://dnr.illinois.gov/
    1001 West 4th Street, Hennepin, IL 61327
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  • Illinois & Michigan Canal

    History buffs, nature lovers and sportsmen will thrill to the sights and sounds of the 96 mile route of the Illinois and Michigan Canal. Biking, snowmobiling, camping, picnicking, fishing, boating and historical sites are available at four different state parks along the route. Expands through four counties: Southern Cook, Will, Grundy, and LaSalle.

    Various locations, Hennepin, IL 61327
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Highland Park, IL

  • Ravinia Festival

    Outdoor summer performances of music, dance and children's programs in the covered pavilion or lawn.

    847-266-5100 | http://ravinia.org/
    200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park, IL 60035
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Hinckley, IL

  • WindyCity Soaring

    Windy City Soaring Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of soaring (flying sailplanes aka gliders).

    12637 Route 30, Hinckley, IL 60520
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Hodgkins, IL

  • Sante Fe Prairie Nature Preserve

    10.8-acre prairie, one of the few undeveloped, where you can find native plants dating back more than 1,000 years and a restored railroad caboose.

    Sante Fe Drive and River Road, Leon Cook Drive, Hodgkins, IL 60525
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Hoffman Estates, IL

Homewood , IL

  • Homewood Railroad Platform & Park

    Platform allows viewing of mainline/commuter rails with live switch yard audio. An underground walkway, leading to the park, displays murals depicting railway history.

    2020 Chestnut Road, Homewood , IL 60456
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  • Ravisloe Country Club

    A 110 year old golf and banquet facility.

    18231 South Park Avenue, Homewood , IL 60456
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Hopkins Park, IL

  • Black Oaks Center

    Environmental stewardship and social equality by providing educational programs to teach sustainability.

    14485 3000 South Road, Hopkins Park, IL 60944
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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.