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arts-and-culture.png Arts and Culture With a vibrant creative arts scene, Illinois has a rich variety of cultural experiences for art lovers. cloud-gate-chicago.png Chicago Our spectacular lakefront skyline is the backdrop to a lively mix of fine food, fun times, vibrant arts, rich history, and a warm Midwest welcome. food-and-drink.png Food and Drink Discover the Illinois food scene. The best restaurants in Chicago, Michelin stars, artisan tastes, farm-to-table, local favorites, wine trails and craft beers. events.png Events Discover Illinois’s iconic events from Chicago Pride to Lollapalooza. history.png History Discover the history, stories, and people of Illinois. Visit historic communities, meet American presidents, and tour a prehistoric city. il-made.png Illinois Made The makers, the creators, and the artisans of Illinois. Are you up for handcrafted? outdoor-adventure.png Outdoor Adventures With magnificent state parks, lush forests, miles of trails for hiking and biking, and mighty rivers, Illinois is your playground. places-to-stay.png Places to Stay Places to stay for your Illinois adventure. The best hotels in Chicago, a cabin hidden in the forest, and picturesque bed and breakfasts in historic river towns. regional-getaways.png Regional Getaways Are you up for amazing? Discover Illinois region by region. road-trips.png Road Trips Illinois is rich in scenic drives, including the Great River Road, and the Lincoln Highway. The most famous road trip in the world, Route 66, starts in Chicago. shopping.png Shopping Shop the Magnificent Mile, score some designer deals, and explore the delightful boutiques and galleries of Illinois’ historic towns. sports.png Sports Illinoisans are passionate sports fans. If you’re in Chicago, don’t miss the chance to see one of the famous Chicago teams play.