Some popular destinations in Illinois include...
Chicago, located in Northeastern Illinois, is the third largest city in
the United States. Visit Chicago for world-class
restaurants, theaters, dazzling nightlife, museums, shopping, lakefront location,
and natural beauty. Home of the Sears Tower, one of the worlds tallest
buildings, champion sports teams and legendary blues.
Rockford is the second largest city in
Illinois, located in the rolling, beautiful hills of Northern Illinois. With
10,000+ acres of parks and forest preserves, theres plenty of outdoor
fun in and around Rockford. You can bike, hike, swim, boat, sail, picnic, camp,
fish, bird-watch, ride horses and play miniature golf.
Travelling to Northwest Illinois? Find small town charm, phenomenal scenery,
magnificently preserved buildings, and friendly residents in Galena.
Nature creates the perfect setting for exceptional recreational activities in
the Galena area. Golf, swimming, hiking and cycling are just a few of the many
recreational opportunities to keep you busy. Hosting well over a million visitors
per year, Galena ranks second in the state of Illinois for tourist attractions.
Springfield, the capital of Illinois,
welcomes over one million visitors a year to see Springfields historic
Lincoln sites. Other attractions include the Dana-Thomas House, the Old State
Capitol, the Illinois State Capitol and the Executive Mansion. Plans are now
underway for a Lincoln Presidential Library and Interactive Museum.
Garden of the Gods
Garden of the Gods is located in Southern Illinois in the Shawnee National Forest.
The Wilderness area is over 320 million years old and covers over 3,300 acres
of beautiful old growth forest. The wilderness features an outstanding scenic
views along with very unusual rock formations. Trails for hiking and equestrian
use will take you by some indications of past use by people including homestead,
fruit trees, cemeteries and abandoned roads.
Evanston is located on Lake Michigan in Cook County,
Illinois directly north of Chicago, east of Skokie, and south of Wilmette. Evanston
is part of Chicago's affluent North Shore region and the home of Northwestern