“The Prairie State” has so much to experience, from the largest city in the Midwest along the shores of Lake Michigan to small farming communities with strong heartland values. Start your trip in Moline, one of the Quad Cities, savor your time in Chicago, and then travel down to the state’s capital in Springfield with a couple stops along the way. Afterwards, if you are headed towards Indiana, don’t miss a visit to Danville.
42 imagesWelcome to Chicago, Illinois. This photographic walking tour of the Windy City shows you the places to visit plus the beautiful skyline filled with skyscrapers overlooking Lake Michigan. It is the world’s largest body of freshwater in one country. Chicago is the perfect tourist destination for a day or week.
11 imagesEncircle Illinois: When driving through the “Land of Lincoln,” you will soon realize why Illinois is proud of this nickname and its famous native son, Abraham Lincoln. You will lean lots about the 16th president’s legacy in Bloomington, Danville and especially his home town of Springfield.