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Summer Fun in Illinois
Meet the Lincoln family at the inspiring Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in their hometown of Springfield
Fall colors blaze in the soaring bluffs along the picturesque Meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway near Alton
Galena’s postcard-perfect, rolling green hills are dotted with family-run wineries and cozy bed and breakfasts
The awesome Garden of the Gods in the Shawnee National Forest is known for its stunning views and towering rock formations
Zip along a lush canopy of trees nestled in the cliffs overlooking the Mississippi River with Grafton Zipline Adventures
Tranquil waterfalls are just a slice of the spectacular setting at the acclaimed Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford
See Chicago’s amazing architecture from a completely different perspective during an urban river kayaking adventure
Take a nostalgic cruise along historic Route 66 and discover colorful roadside attractions that keep the Mother Road kickin’
The scenic Shawnee Hills Wine Trail features 12 award-winning wineries, including the Tuscan-inspired Blue Sky Vineyard
Roaring roller coasters and hundreds of thrill rides for all ages are the big draw at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee
Enjoy the view of the confluence of the Illinois and Mississippi rivers from Tara Point in Grafton.
Enjoy breathtaking views of the bluffs along the 33-mile stretch of the Meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway.
With the riverfront as a backdrop, listen to great music at the Alton Riverfront Amphitheater.
Learn about Abraham Lincoln’s ties to Alton while on an audio tour of the Lincoln & Civil War Legacy Trail.
Meet Robert Wadlow, the tallest man to have ever lived, who measured 8-feet, 11 inches tall.
Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio
Ernest Hemingway Museum
Ernest Hemingway’s Birthplace
George Maher’s Pleasant Home
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple
Celebrate with over 100 festivals throughout the year
Explore our historic Sites, John Deere attractions, museums and galleries
Experience the river via river cruises, water & bike trails, and riverfront dining
Enjoy Shopping, dining, and family-friendly attractions
Historical characters and storytellers at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum.
The most state-of-the-art museum of Lincoln history and legend.
Make family memories with the Lincoln Family and the Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices.
Lincoln Home, one of many spots where history comes alive.
Old State Capitol, period re-enactors take you back-in-time.
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