Top Illinois Tourist Attractions

Lincoln Park is one of the best residential neighborhoods in Chicago, Illinois. It features vintage townhomes that offer single family and apartment-style living... read more arrow
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Legoland Discovery Center is located in Schaumberg, Illinois about 30 miles northwest of Chicago just off I-90/94W. This is just one of Legoland's locations, however... read more arrow
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No country is complete without its own set of historic landmarks. Oftentimes, these landmarks have been established for a purpose that is far from being a landmark... read more arrow
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The Fabyan Dutch Windmill is one of the best examples of authentic Dutch windmills in the entire United States. Located along Fox River Trail in Geneva, Illinois, this working windmill was built between the years 1850 and 1860 by a German craftsman named Louis Blackhaus using wood and other materials that were shipped from the Netherlands to the United States... read more arrow
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Located along River Drive in Moline, Illinois, the John Deere Pavilion was created to serve as a venue to celebrate the past, the present and the future of the agricultural industry. The beginnings of the pavilion can be traced as far back as 160 years ago when John Deere first invented and developed his first ever self-scouring plow... read more arrow
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Located on the corners of Michigan and Monroe Avenues in downtown Chicago, Illinois, the Art Institute of Chicago was founded back in 1879 to serve as a museum and an arts school. The museum is home to thousands of different art works and artifacts which have been categorized into different collections to celebrate the beauty and glory of different works of art throughout the centuries... read more arrow
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The city of Chicago, Illinois, is one that is lined with skyscrapers. One of the most famous of these skyscrapers is the John Hancock Center... read more arrow
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Originally established as the city's Public Library, the Chicago Cultural Center was built in 1897. Its designed was inspired by the neo-classical style of the World's Columbian Exposition which was held four years earlier... read more arrow
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Wrigley Field is the second oldest baseball stadium in the United States. Home of the Chicago Cubs baseball team, Wrigley Field was established back in 1914 under the name of Weeghman Park, after Charles H... read more arrow
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Millennium Park stands between Michigan Ave. and the waterfront in the heart of Chicago... read more arrow
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At the heart of the Millennium Park in downtown Chicago, you will find Cloud Gate which is now becoming one of the most popular attractions in the city today. Created by a British artist named Anish Kapoor, the Cloud Gate sculpture got its name from the fact that 80% of the entire sculpture reflects the Chicago skyline... read more arrow
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Brookfield Zoo is located in Brookfield, Illinois, just 15 miles southeast of Chicago off of Interstate 55. It is open daily throughout the year, though the hours change on a seasonal basis, so be sure to check their website before planning your trip... read more arrow
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The Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio is located just ten miles west of the >Chicago Loop in Oak Park, Illinois. It is easily accessible from downtown Chicago by both car and public transportation... read more arrow
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The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is located in the heart of downtown Illinois's state capital. The library and museum are situated within a block of each other... read more arrow
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If you want small town charm, look no further than Shea's Gas Station Museum in Springfield, Illinois. The museum is one of the prime attractions on the first leg of historic Route 66, though the station is actually about a mile west of the famous highway... read more arrow
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The Illinois Railway Museum is in Union, Illinois, a town sixty mile northwest of Chicago and thirty miles east of Rockford. It is the largest rail museum in the United States... read more arrow
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This huge cross stands over 100 feet tall, and measures 22 square feet at the base and 16 square feet at its highest point. Overlooking the southern Illinois region and the Mississippi River flood plain, the cross was constructed back in 1963 after a series of successful fundraising efforts made by Wayman R... read more arrow
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Hardy's Reeindeer Ranch is a popular Illinois destination for families and travelers that are wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of the city life and commune with nature and have fun.

The Reindeer Ranch was established back in 1995 when husband and wife Julie and Mark Hardy purchased a couple of reindeers primarily to help them market the different species of evergreens that they grow in their farm, which they have ordered straight from Alaska... read more arrow
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Soaring at 1,450 feet, Willis Tower (formally Sears Tower) is one of the world's tallest buildings. When you include the twin antenna towers, the building's height is at 1,730 feet... read more arrow
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Adler Planetarium is located in Chicago, Illinois, just off Lake Shore Drive next to the Shedd Aquarium and the Field Museum of Natural History. It is open year-round, but its hours change during the summer... read more arrow
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McHenry County is located in the U.S... read more arrow
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The Farnsworth House is a one-room house made purely out of steel and glass situated at the center of a beautiful meadow situated on the banks of the Fox River in Plano, Illinois. Recognized as one of the important works of 20th century architecture, the Farnsworth Cottage is now under the ownership and care of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and today serves as a house museum... read more arrow
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Located just two blocks south from the Millennium Park, the Chicago Architecture Foundation was established right across the Art Institute of Chicago. It is one of the prime tourist destinations for travelers who desire to learn more about the history of a particular city and how it came to be as it is known today... read more arrow
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