Discover Illinois travel, festivals, events, history, hobbies, art and people.
How to Pick the Perfect Illinois Christmas Tree
Local expert Ron Wolford, a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator, will help you find the perfect Christmas...
November Events in Illinois
See what's going happening in Illinois throughout the month of November.
December Events in Illinois
Check out exciting events across the state happening in December.
GIVEAWAY: “Before the Big Yellow Bus” by E. Scherer and Yvonne Scherer Meckfessel
"Before the Big Yellow Bus: Remembering the one-room schools of Richland County, Illinois" is a book documenting county...
Museum Milestone: MSI’s Farm Tech Exhibit Turns 20
Twenty years ago, Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry debuted “The Farm,” an agricultural exhibit now known as...
TreeHouse Wildlife Center: Saving Animals for 40 Years
TreeHouse Wildlife Center rehabilitates sick, injured and orphaned wildlife in the state of Illinois, offering much-needed care to...
Get Lost in This Central Illinois Corn Maze
Spanning 10 acres, featuring two phases and four "bridges" to climb and get your bearings, this is one...
Back to School, But Not Business as Usual
Even at schools in the rural Midwest, modern technology has made its way into the classroom.
Visit an 1840s Farmstead at Garfield Farm and Inn Museum (VIDEO)
Time appears to stand still at Garfield Farm and Inn, an 1840s farmstead that's now home to a...
Plan a Visit to the Tiny River Town of Nauvoo This Fall
Nestled between majestic bluffs and the Mighty Mississippi, the tiny Illinois river town of Nauvoo celebrates its unique...