Discover cities, towns and attractions throughout the state with day trip ideas, itineraries, restaurants and other Illinois travel destinations.
8 Things to Do in Macomb, Illinois
McDonough County's Macomb offers plenty of activities and history for visitors to enjoy.
Where Were Illinois’ First Soybeans Planted?
Learn about the fascinating history of how one Illinois town became the original spot where soybeans (originally brought...
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.