Discover Illinois travel, festivals, events, history, hobbies, art and people.
Memories Around the Tree Glow Bright
The Christmas tree tradition brings back memories of childhood, family time and holiday cheer.
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...
11 Things to Do in Springfield, Illinois
Discover 11 cultural, culinary and historical highlights from Illinois’ capital city.
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...