• 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...

Wadsworth, IL

  • Hawthorn Suites at Midlane Golf Resort

    Lodging

    800-527-1133 | http://midlaneresort.com/
    4601 West Yorkhouse Road, Wadsworth, IL 60083
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  • The Tempel Lipizzans

    Majestic white stallions prance and dance as they preform a centuries-old tradition of classical dressage at Tempel Farms.

    847-623-7272 | http://tempelfarms.com/
    17000 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth, IL 60083
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Waterman, IL

  • Aurora Sportsmen's Club

    Located on 500+ acres just south of the village of Waterman. Facilities at the club include skeet and trap shooting, sporting clays, rifle/pistol ranges (50 feet to 600 yards)and archery. The club is private, however many public events are held regularly throughout the year.

    815-264-9000 | http://aurorasc.org/
    7858 Preserve Road, Waterman, IL 60556
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  • Honey Hill Orchard

    A farm market featuring apples, pumpkins and raspberries. Enjoy fresh cider, honey, donuts, candy, apple pie and more. Weekend hayrides.

    11747 Waterman Road, Waterman, IL 60556
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  • Pete's Train

    Waterman and Western Railroad is a 1/3 scale miniature railroad in Lions Community Park.

    815-264-7753 | http://petestrain.com/
    435 South Birch Street, Waterman, IL 60556
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Wauconda, IL

  • Bangs Lake

    A natural glacial lake considered as a popular destination for family recreation in the Chicagoland area. Beach and marina.

    847-526-3610
    112 Park Street, Wauconda, IL 60084
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Waukegan, IL

  • Bonnie Brook Golf Course & Banquet Facility

    18-hole public championship golf course. Grass tee driving range, fully stocked pro shop, PGA professionals on staff for expert instruction, delicious menu items at the grill, newly renovated club house with year-round banquet facilities in a panoramic setting.

    847-360-4730 | http://waukegangolf.org/
    2800 North Lewis Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60079
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  • Bowen Park

    National Register of Historic Places. Waukegan History Museum and Research Library, award winning playground, outdoor fitness course, formal gardens and gazebos, Groshce Fields, skate park, and pristine Lake Michigan ravines.

    847-360-4700 | http://waukeganparks.org/
    1800 North Sheridan Road, Waukegan, IL 60079
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West Chicago, IL

  • Coyote Crossing Mini Golf Course

    Professionally designed 18-hole mini golf course. Putt around a waterfall, through a cave, over a river, and under rocks.

    630-293-8374 | http://cspark.com/
    27W650 North Avenue, West Chicago, IL 60185
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  • Prairie Landing Golf Club

    Playing this unique, well-conditioned and spectacularly-designed 18-hole course will surely make you want to come back.

    2325 Longest Drive, West Chicago, IL 60185
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Westmont, IL

  • Twin Lakes Golf Course

    Located on 25 beautiful acres with woods, lakes and rolling hills, this course offers nine holes of challenging golf for beginners as well as advanced golfers.

    630-852-7167 | http://wpd4fun.org/
    400 West 59th Street, Westmont, IL 60559
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  • Willow Crest Golf Course

    18-hold championship golf course offers water, sand, bunkers and beautiful landscape. Multi-tiered tees and bent grass tees.

    3500 Midwest Road, Westmont, IL 60523
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Wheaton, IL

  • Arrowhead Golf Club

    A superb golf experience awaits! Three nine-hole courses can be combined to form three separate par 72 18-hole layouts.

    26W151 Butterfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
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  • Cantigny Park

    Robert McCormick Mansion Museum, the First Division Military Museum and 15 acres of manicured gardens, 27-hole championship golf course, and 9-hole Cantigny Youth Link and also on-site.

    630-668-5161 | http://cantignypark.org/
    1 South 151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
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  • Cosley Zoo

    The zoo exhibits native Illinois wildlife and domestic farm animals; open year-round, tree-shaded picnic area, seasonal concessions, exclusive used facility renals, private party room, "Zoo to You" outreach program, birthday and group packages available.

    630-655-5534 | http://cosleyzoo.org/
    1356 North Gary Avenue, Wheaton, IL 60187
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  • DuPage County Fair Association

    Operates the DuPage County Fairgrounds, site of numerous exhibits and shows including the annual summer DuPage County Fair, a five-day fair at the end of July.

    2015 West Mancheter Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
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Wheeling, IL

Willow Springs, IL

  • Columbia Woods Forest Preserve & Centennial Trail

    Fishing and picnicking. Host "A River Thru History" each September, where you can step back 200 years.

    800-870-3666 | http://fpdcc.com/
    Archer Avenue and Willow Springs Road, Willow Springs, IL 60480
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Wilmington, IL

  • Midewin National Tallgrass Preserve

    At 19,000 acres, adjacent to the 4,200-acre Des Plaines Conservation Area and close to 22 other natural areas - creating a macro-site of nearly 40,000 acres. Seasonal programs and tours.

    30239 South Route 53, Wilmington, IL 60481
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Winfield, IL

Winnebago, IL

  • Edward's Apple Orchard West

    Apple orchard located in rural Winnebago featuring a large variety of apples. Also home grown raspberries, pumpkins, squash, Indian corn and gourds. Family fun in a rural atmosphere. Open 9am to 6pm daily through Labor Day. Open 9am to 5pm daily November 1 through Thanksgiving weekend.

    815-963-2261
    8218 Cemetery Road, Winnebago, IL 61088
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Winthrop Harbor, IL

  • North Point Marina

    With 1,500 slips on Lake Michigan, this is the largest contained marina in the inland United States accommodating vessel to 120 feet. The complex includes a restaurant, nature preserves, charter fishing, miles of boardwalk, swimming beaches, hiking and biking trails.

    701 North Point Drive, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096
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Wood Dale, IL

  • Cabin Nature Center

    Nature center, nature trail, and dog park. Free admission, cost for some activities.

    111 South Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale, IL 60191
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  • Maple Meadows Golf Course

    This 27-hole facility presents golfers with a choice of styles and challenges. Debuting in 1990, Maple Meadow's championship "West 18" features a modern combination of links and prairie design.

    630-616-8424 | http://dupagegolf.com/
    272 South Addison Road, Wood Dale, IL 60191
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  • Salt Creek Golf Club

    18-hole executive-style golf course.

    701 West Thorndale Avenue, Wood Dale, IL 60191
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  • TopGolf Chicago

    An interactive high-tech golfing experience like no other.

    630-595-4653 | http://topgolfusa.com/
    699 West Thorndale Avenue, Wood Dale, IL 60191
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Woodstock, IL

  • All Season Farm & Orchard

    We have more than 11,000 apple trees and 12 varieties of apples, including Honey crisp and the Asian pear. We also have a pick your own pumpkin patch. Starting Labor Day Weekend, explore our 10 acre Corn Maze with 3 miles of pathways and 2 bridges. Spend time in our petting zoo, country farm market, or indoor grill restaurant which offers seasonal favorites like homemade apple donuts, apple cider, caramel apples, local honey and much more!

    14510 Route 176, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Craig Woods Golf Course

    A challenging, par 34, scenic nine-hole course.

    815-338-9781
    5818 South Illinois Route 47, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Crystal Woods Golf Club

    A beautiful, par 72, 18-hole golf course in an appealing rural setting. Driving range and banquet facility.

    5915 South Illinois Route 47, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Grace Farm Studio

    Grace Farm Studios is a three-season farm in Woodstock, Illinois producing organically grown raspberries and icelandic fiber. We are a working farm, so visiting our farm is more like visiting a small botanical garden or small nature museum.

    2719 Franklinville Road, Woodstock, IL 60098
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  • Homestead Orchard

    Since 1839, someone has farmed this land on the corner of Charles Road and Raffel Road. Homestead Orchard is a quiet place in the country to pick 20 varieties of apples, pie cherries, pears, and red raspberries. Come and sit under one of the oldest and largest maple trees in McHenry county. Relax, see and hear nature all around you. Come inside the 1880s horse barn, which is our store, and find hand crafted items, glassware, and maybe some antique furniture for sale. We also sell honey from our own bee hives along with beeswax candles made one at a time.

    11802 Charles Road, Woodstock, IL 60098
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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.