• Wineries in Illinois

    Northern Illinois Wine Trail

    Any time of the year is a perfect time to check out the wineries along the Northern Illinois Wine Trail!

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    Kegel Harley Davidson in Cherry Valley

    In the market for a new bike? It's almost time to hit the road!

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    It's almost time to hit the course. Visit some of our many wonderful courses!

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    Rockford Airshow

    Make your plans now for the Rockford Airshow!

  • Things in DeKalb – Vintage

    My Favorite Things in DeKalb

    Get out and do a little shopping for a few hours or a few days in the Chicago & Beyond Region!

  • Chicago Museums

    Joliet Historical Museum

    Engage your brain at one of the many different museums located in Northern Illinois!

  • The Brick Cafe & Art Gallery in Belvidere

    The Brick Cafe & Art Gallery in Belvidere

    Enjoy a delicious meal and the unique artwork while getting out of the weather!

  • Things To Do in Illinois

    Weekend Getaway

    Make plans for a weekend getaway with your friends or family!

  • Nicholas Conservatory in Rockford - Chicago Attractions

    Nicholas Conservatory in Rockford

    Want to feel like you are in the tropics! Then Nicholas Conservatory in Rockford is the place to be!

  • Rochelle Railroad Park - Illinois attractions

    Rochelle Railroad Park

    The Rochelle Railroad Park, located on the Illinois Lincoln Highway, is a fantastic photo opportunity for young and old alike!

  • Spring Flowers


    Enjoy the Beauty of Spring in Northern Illinois

  • Parks

    Take the kids out to play in a park in the Chicago and Beyond region. With 105 acres, tennis courts, 9-hole disk golf course, ball diamond, playground area, fishing pier, a swinging bridge and much more, Belvidere Park is a great place to take the kids for an afternoon of fun.

    Belvidere Park

    Ride a carousel, pl...

  • Car Shows

    Car shows are a prominate attraction over the summer in the Chicago and Beyond region. There are many different cars shows that you can go to. Here is just a few.

    Car Show

    Crusin' Frankfort is taking place every Thursday from May 21th-August 27th at Kansas and Oak Street in Downtown Frankfort. For more in...

  • State Parks

    Buffalo State Park

    Grab your friends and family to head out to one of the many State Parks in the Chicago and Beyond region.  Enjoy nature by hiking, camping, photography or just watching nature.  Or pack a lunch and picnic with a great view. 

    There are many parks to choose from but here are a few th...

  • Easter

    There are many things to do with the kids around Easter.  Have breakfast with the Bunny and watch “Hop” the movie in DeKalb on March 28th.  Breakfast is at the Lincoln Inn and is served from 9am to 10:30am.  The movie starts at 11am at the Egyptian Theatre.  Breakfast...

  • Downtown Morris

    No matter what you like there are many things in Downtown Morris to do.  Spend the day outside hiking or biking at the I and M Canal, swimming at Goold Park, or camping at Gebhard Woods State Park.  Head on over to William G. Statton State Park to spend time on the water jet skiing, fishing, tu...

  • Explore Aurora!

    Experience what Aurora has to offer while you explore downtown.  Like shopping? There are a variety of different shops to choose from. 

    Want to be entertained? The Paramount Theatre and Riverfront Playhouse has many different shows to choose from.

    Want to learn? Learn about fire fighting...

  • Spring is Coming!

    Horseback Riding

    Be prepared for warmer weather as you gear up for fun spring activities.  Take the kids, who are already bored from being cooped up at home, out and enjoy the warmer weather that is coming out way.  There are many places in the Chicago & Beyond region to go bike riding, golfing, walking, ...

  • Family Fun in Chicago

    Learn about outer space at the Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum.  There are a variety of exhibits to go to including: learning about the lunar missions, learning about our solar system, looking at the stars and so much more! For more information visit: adlerplanetarium.org

    Chicago Skyline

    Visit a...

  • Picture Perfect









     Some of the best places to get pictures in the Chicago and Beyond region. 

    Sinnissippi Park in Rockford has a recreational path, garden, and lagoon.  It’s a great place to take scenery pictures or family photos. For more infomation visit:  rockfordparkdi...

  • Stay Warm This Weekend

    ESPN Zone is located in Chicago.  A sports themed restaurant that has sports viewing with flat screen TV’s, over 10,000 square feet of arcade sports games like air hockey, see how many free throws you can make, racing simulators and so much more! Visit espnzone.com for more infomatio...

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Explore Illinois! Countless festivals, farm tours, county fairs, orchards and our Northern Illinois Wine Trail, featuring over 30+ wineries for your tasting pleasure, are just some of the many ways that you can enjoy Illinois. Whatever you decide to do, these Chicago attractions are sure to please everyone. The possibilities are endless and will lead to countless memories.