Looking For The Lincoln Trail In Southern Illinois

Abraham Lincoln, Illinois’ most famous resident, left his mark in locations throughout the state. Today, thanks to the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area (ALNHA) and its Looking for Lincoln Trail, you can retrace his steps and visit many of the … Continue reading

Passion Key Ingredient For Illinois’ Two Brothers Brewing

For twenty years and counting, brothers Jim and Jason Ebel have built their business the only way they know how—with passion and attention to craft. And it’s paid off. Their Two Brothers Brewing, located in Warrenville, Illinois, has blossomed into … Continue reading

Touring Illinois’ Shawnee Hills Wine Trail

Are you looking for an outing that combines gorgeous rolling hills and sips of wine along the way? Head to southern Illinois for a trip on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, which includes 11 wineries nestled in the shadows of … Continue reading

Explore The Delights Of Peoria’s RiverFront

The Illinois River has always been central to Peoria’s history. Native Americans made their home by it for more than 12,000 years. When fur trader Louis Joliet and Father Jacques Marquette plied its waters in the late 1600’s, they discovered … Continue reading