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Things to Enjoy in Illinois

By land or sea, let Illinois satisfy all your vacation needs

Welcome to Illinois, the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln. The state has a great balance between culture, arts, and beautiful state parks and waterways. Come enjoy the great city skylines and beautiful serene nature. 

1. Blackhawk Waterways CVB

The Blackhawk Waterways Convention and Visitors Bureau is a non-profit organization dedicated to showcasing all of the attractions Northwestern Illinois has to offer during your travels. For nature lovers, Blackhawk Waterways CVB recommends the best trails to walk, most popular boat rental hosts, and the best scenic routes to take while driving. If you prefer indoor fun, there are plenty of great opportunities to shop at the Conover Square Mall, unique boutiques, farmers markets, and specialty shops. 

2. Illinois Railway Museum 

Located in Union, IL, Illinois Railway Museum is the largest railroad museum in the United States, offering an interactive and educational experience for visitors of all ages. The museum holds a collection of more than 400 pieces of prototype equipment as well as a number of interesting displays for visitors to observe - including Hollywood Connection.

3. Hollywood Casino Joliet

No matter what kind of action you're looking for, it's bound to be within the walls of Hollywood Casino Joliet. They have an A-List casino floor like you've never experienced before - offering your favorite slots, video poker, and big-time table games from blackjack to baccarat, craps, roulette and even live poker. When guests are finished testing their luck for the evening, they're invited to rest easy at their on-site hotel.

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Illinois: Chicago

Other States: Indiana Missouri Wisconsin

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