Discover Illinois travel, festivals, events, history, hobbies, art and people.
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.
One-Room School in Jefferson County Takes Kids Back in Time
Take a look inside a one-room school, where modern-day students can get a glimpse of education in the...
July Events in Illinois
Check out this listing of July events in Illinois, including a rolle bolle tournament, bagel festival, thresherman show,...
How a Passion for Old Barns Led to Sangamon Reclaimed (VIDEO)
An Air Force veteran goes in a new direction with Sangamon Reclaimed in Springfield.
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...
Plowing Forward at Lockport’s John Lane Farm
Don't miss John Lane Days at John Lane Farm in Lockport this July.
10 Illinois Sites Added to the National Register of Historic Places
Promontory Point, Chicago Promontory Point, a man-made peninsula that juts out into Lake Michigan from Chicago’s Burnham Park,...
Why You Should Visit the Norsk Museum in Norway
The Norsk Museum offers a bit of history behind the Norwegian community in LaSalle County.