Discover cities, towns and attractions throughout the state with day trip ideas, itineraries, restaurants and other Illinois travel destinations.
11 Things to Do in Springfield, Illinois
Discover 11 cultural, culinary and historical highlights from Illinois’ capital city.
Get in the Holiday Spirit at Snowman’s Reindeer Farm in Canton
Meet the Snowman family's five friendly reindeer in Canton.
Whimsical Novelties Lure Visitors to the Chocolate Factory in Golconda (VIDEO)
The Chocolate Factory in Golconda can make just about any chocolate novelty you can think of for nearly...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Where to Find Fall Foliage in Illinois Parks
To make the most of the season, check out a few spots around the state for prime foliage-spotting.
Why You Should Visit Shelby County This Summer
Head to Shelby County this summer for outdoor adventure, history, delicious dining and more.
Middle Fork River Forest Preserve is Certified as an International Dark Sky Park
An eastern Illinois park has been designated as an International Dark Sky Park, where viewers can stargaze with...