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Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area

Bringing Lincoln history to life in 2015.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

An unforgettable experience.


Bald Eagles migrate along the Mississippi River all around Alton, and you should, too! Download our FREE Eagle Watcher app or plan your adventure at for a FREE Eagle Guide.

Americas Best Value Inn


Blackhawk Waterways CVB

201 North Franklin Avenue, Polo, IL 61064.


Be enchanted this holiday season. 888-433-8226,

Bloomington-Normal Area CVB


Blue Man Group

Briar Street Theatre. 773-348-4000, 800-982-2787,

Brookfield Zoo

12 miles west of Chicago, 31st St. and First Ave., Brookfield, IL. 708-688-8000,

Carbondale CTB

126 S. Illinois Ave., Carbondale, IL 62901-2820. 618-529-4451, 800-526-1500,

Celebration River Cruises

Boarding out of Moline, IL and Dubuque, IA. 800-297-0034,,

Chicago and Beyond

Covering 17 counties in Northern IL, from historic villages to Chicago. Come on out and see all that we have for you to do. Visit to get a copy of our guide.

Chicago and Beyond Regional Tourism Development Office

Chicago Architecture Foundation


Chicago NW

Arlington Park, Cabela’s, Dave & Buster’s, LEGOLAND, GameWorks, Medieval Times, Mitsuwa, Improv, TopGolf & more! Affordable pkgs. Free guide. 800-847-4849,

Chicago Southland

Can you complete the Chicago Southland Bucket List? Check out our top activities to do while in the Chicago Southland! Order a guide today 888-895-8233.

Chicago's Essex Inn

"Wrap it Up" and save this holiday! 800-621-6909,

Days Inn Chicago

644 W. Diversey Parkway, Chicago, IL 60614. 773-525-7010, 888-LPN-DAYS,

DeKalb County

Contemporary culture & countryside charm 60 miles from Chicago. Theaters, museums, wineries, festivals, fishing & orchards. For hotels & a free visitors guide visit

Downers Grove Tourism and Events

Located on the I-88 and I-355 Corridors, 22 miles west of Chicago. 630-729-0380,

DuPage County

Beyond Chicago's skyline. 800-232-0502,

East Peoria Festival of Lights

Millions of lights make up interactive displays and floats.


Start planning your family getaway today by ordering the Elgin Area Visitors Guide. Your Chicagoland experience awaits you in the Elgin Area! or 800-217-5362.

Frank Lloyd Wright Trust


Freeport/Stephenson County

4596 US Highway 20 East, Freeport, IL 61032.

Galena/Jo Daviess County

Where romance can happen… even on fresh powder. 877-464-2536,

Galesburg Area CVB

2163 East Main Street, Galesburg, IL. 800-916-3330,


From specialty shops to Geneva Commons, cozy cafes to elegant restaurants, four festivals, great accommodations - you’re sure to find what you’re looking for. Come see for yourself and visit us soon!

Geneva Chamber of Commerce

From specialty shops to Geneva Commons, cozy cafes to elegant restaurants, four festivals, great accommodations - you’re sure to find what you’re looking for. Come see for yourself and visit us soon!

Glen Ellyn

Visit our picturesque downtown for unique holiday shopping. 630-469-5000,

Great Rivers Country Regional Tourism Development Office

Greater North Michigan Avenue Association

Heritage Corridor CVB

800-926-CANAL (2262),


Create memories that will last a lifetime. Holiday shopping, festive lights and more. Get your free Travel Guide at and start planning your getaway.

Illinois Choice Hotels

Looking for a great deal and the perfect place to stay? Book ahead with Choice Hotels and save up to 20%. 888-228-5050,

Illinois Grape Growers & Vintners Association

Illinois Wine Country

Come chill with us.


Celebrate the season in ILLINOISouth. 800-442-1488,

KeyLime Cove Water Resort


Knight''s Action Park

Exit #96 off I-72 (MacArthur Blvd.), Springfield, IL. 217-546-8881,

Lake County State Fair

Grayslake, IL. 847-680-7200,

Land of Lincoln Regional Tourism Development Office

McHenry County

A short drive northwest of Chicago, experience small-town charm, the arts, events, shopping, dining and family-friendly attractions. Call 888-363-6177 or

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

2001 N. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL 60195. 888-WE-JOUST,

Metropolis Tourism

I-24, Exit 37, Metropolis, IL.

Museum of Science and Industry

5700 S. Lake Shore Drive. 773-684-1414,

Naper Settlement

523 S. Webster St., Naperville, IL. 630-420-6010,


Enjoy the twinkling lights, as well as the sights and sounds of the holiday season. 866-99NAPER,

Navy Pier

Chicago's premier lakefront attraction showcases more than 50 acres of parks, shops, restaurants, entertainment and attractions, all with a view of the Chicago skyline. Visit

Northern Illinois Wine Trail

A perfect blend of urban & rural settings for your wine trail journey. See for wineries and events.

Oakbrook Terrace

Indulge in Oakbrook Center holiday shopping packages. 650-573-0700,

Peoria Riverfront Museum

222 SW. Washington St., Peoria, IL. 309-686-7000,

Quad Cities

Discover our marvels on the Mississippi River! Bald Eagle watching and safaris, festivals and attractions. For more info or call 800-747-7800 for an activities guide.

Rockford Area

Make memories in the “Forest City” this season. Rockford’s spectacular museums and attractions offer a variety of fun indoor activities. To plan the perfect itinerary, visit


Rosemont's entertainment district, MB Financial Park, will be transformed into FROZEMONT! Enjoy ice skating, hockey tournaments and winter tubing on the four-story Polar Peak.


Willis Tower, 103rd Floor, 233 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL. 312-875-9696,

Southernmost IL Tourism Bureau



Make merry this winter in historic Springfield, IL, with events and cozy lodging. Plan your getaway at, or call 800-545-7300.

The Tourism Bureau ILLINOISouth


Trails to Adventure Regional Tourism Development Office


Visit Oak Park

1010 Lake St., Oak Park, IL 60301. 708-848-1500,

123 N. Commerce St., Galena, IL 61036. 888-942-5362,

Williamson County CVB



Enjoy a Route 66 holiday experience in a classic car. 800-232-0502,

Woodfield Mall

IL RT 53/I-290 and Golf Rd., Schaumburg, IL.

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