• 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...

Palos Heights, IL

  • Art Garden of Palos Heights

    Features outdoor sculptures, eco-friendly gardens, walking path and more.

    708-408-3003 | http://palosheights.org/
    7607 West College Drive, Palos Heights, IL 60463
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  • Lake Katherine Nature Center & Botanic Gardens

    Naturally a great place to explore, learn and discover some of nature's wonders. Let nature be your guide, come visit and we'll show you why they call it the great outdoors!

    708-361-1873 | http://lakekatherine.org/
    7402 West Lake Katherine Drive, Palos Heights, IL 60463
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Palos Park, IL

  • The Children's Farm at The Center

    Experience life down on the farm! Enjoy farm animals, nature and fresh air.

    12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, IL 60464
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Park Forest, IL

  • Park Forest Rail Fan Park

    Viewing platform and educational displays at one of the country's largest rail intersections, where the Canadian national main line connects with the Metra line. A must-visit attraction for area visitors!

    North Street & Homan Avenue, Park Forest, IL 60466
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  • Thorn Creek Nature Center

    Discover the woods through exhibits and several miles of trails. Bring your family for a day of fun in the forest.

    400 Lakewood Boulevard, Park Forest, IL 60466
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Pecatonica, IL

  • Pecatonica Prairie Path & Bike Trail

    An 18-mile long biking, hiking and nature trail extending from Illinois route 75 and River Road, east of Freeport, to the Village of Winnebago.

    888-851-1559
    300 Main Street, Pecatonica, IL 61063
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Plainfield, IL

  • Naperbrook Golf Course

    Challenging 18-hole, links style course featuring rolling hills, native prairie grass, and an ever-present breeze.

    22204 West Hassert Boulevard, Plainfield, IL 60544
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Polo, IL

Poplar Grove, IL

  • Arte Verde Garden Center

    Come see the area's largest selection of top quality plants, including annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, vegetable plants, and shrubs. Farm animals and exotic birds. Unique plants, not found in other garden centers.

    15630 Illinois Route 76, Poplar Grove, IL 61065
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  • Edward's Apple Orchard

    Enjoy 10,000 + apple trees, tractor-drawn hayrides on weekends, apple barn, Grandpa's milking parlor, and the cider cellar where apple cider and donuts are served daily.

    815-765-2234
    7061 Centerville Road, Poplar Grove, IL 61065
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  • Timber Pointe Golf Club

    Exciting 18-hole golf course. Club facilities include a beautifully maintained 18-hole course, practice facility, full service clubhouse, and more.

    815-544-1935 | http://golfthepointe.com/
    5750 Woodstock Road, Poplar Grove, IL 61065
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Prospect Heights , IL

  • Rob Roy Golf Course

    The beautiful nine-hole course will challenge your golfing skills. Enjoy a beverage or snack at the 10th Hole Bar & Grill.

    847-253-4544 | http://rtpd.org/
    505 East Camp McDonald Road, Prospect Heights , IL 60070
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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, 
 

Location Information: 

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.