US Route 66
Route 66 started in Illinois in 1926 covering a total of 2,448 miles and ended in Santa Monica, California. Route 66 is the most famous road in America. Route 66 defined a remarkable era in our nation's history - and it lives on today in Illinois' Route 66's many roadside attractions, museums, restaurants - and the shining ribbon of blacktop we call The Mother Road.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
The Chicago Orchestra presented its first concert in the Auditorium Theater on October 16, 1891, a recipe for success that has served the ensemble through its history.
Chicago Children's Museum
Everyone is welcome to play! Splash, climb, build, and explore — there's always something new and exciting to discover!
Legendary auditorium that hosts a variety of entertainment, including stage events, concerts, dance, comedy and special events.
The Field Museum
With 4.6 billion years under one roof, The Field Museum is your passport to travel around the world and back in time. Start discovering now!
Have you ever gotten eye-to-eye with a dolphin? Or met a penguin on a stroll to the South Pole? Or immersed yourself in an Amazon flooded forest? At Shedd, it's all possible.
Lincoln Park Zoo
Lincoln Park Zoo is dedicated to connecting people with nature by providing a free, family-oriented wildlife experience in the heart of Chicago and by advancing the highest quality of animal care, education, science and conservation.
Gilmore Car Museum
A Truly Remarkable Experience in automotive history is waiting to be discovered—by you! The Gilmore Car Museum and its Historic Campus, hailed as one of the finest car museums in the nation, is home to over 300 extraordinary vehicles and seven independent auto museums.
The Midwest’s number-one attraction is the place in Chicago for lakefront fun. Take an exhilarating ride on the sky-high Ferris wheel, board a sightseeing or dinner cruise boat, and see a live performance at the outdoor Skyline Stage or acclaimed Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Dine at one of Navy Pier’s many boardwalk restaurants and browse the unique shops and stands (a great place to pick up a souvenir).
ComedySportz - Chicago
Finally, a fun, fast-paced comedy show that's great for the whole family, great for business entertainment and great for groups of all types. ComedySportz" is a completely improvised show in which a red and blue team battle for your laughter. It's not stand-up comedy about sports...it's improv comedy played as a sport!.
Brochures, maps and complimentary concierge services are available from a team of visitor services representatives.
Parks & Recreation
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Illinois State Parks
John Deere Historic Site - Grand Detour, Il