To better understand our state’s deep rooted connection to the country’s 16th president, the place to go is Springfield

An enticing blend of natural beauty and historic small town charm

Featuring the most visited state park in Illinois, the region also boasts numerous historic towns and an abundance of recreational opportunities

There's magic in the air — how to get the most of the holiday season in downtown Chicago.

Scenic drives and great Midwest getaways for taking in the spectacular beauty of the autumn season

Michigan's natural beauty at its best, with beaches, dunes, vineyards and a quaint but vibrant town boasting nationally renowned festivals

Indianapolis is an accessible big city, with good old-fashioned Hoosier hospitality as a way of life.

The historic birthplace of the Lone Star State, Washington County offers scenic countryside and friendly home-style hospitality

Close to home and boasting plenty of things to do for all ages, the Fox Valley offers a great "staycation" option for a weekend getaway.

From Summerfest, brewery tours and Harleys, to art galleries and nature conservatories, there is much to see and do in our sibling city to the north.

Step back in time to a place where cars are banned, horses and bicycles rule the roadways, and a sense of friendly but traditional hospitality make for a relaxing and memorable respite.

The Heritage Corridor, from Lockport out to Starved Rock State Park in Utica, offers an ideal backdrop for nature's full autumn grandeur