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Stressed about missing the last Chicago Wolves game? Not to worry! The Wolves are back on the ice this Sunday at 3 pm against the Iowa Wild. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Thai style nachos and craft beers? Plan a visit to BrickStone Brewery in Bourbonnais for great eats and fresh beers brewed right on site! [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/24/2017 at 19:45. Facebook
Explore the neighborhood President Obama called home before heading to the White House with a visit to Hyde Park. Tour the beautiful campus of University of Chicago, where Obama spent time as a law professor, and explore some of his favorite restaurants like Valois Cafeteria! [ Bit.ly Link ]

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02/23/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
Did you know the people of Galena gifted General Ulysses S. Grant with a new home upon his return from the Civil War? Experience this home as Grant knew it in 1865 with a visit to the Grant Home State Historic Site. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/22/2017 at 20:15. Facebook
Planning a gal’s trip? See why Alton, Lake Forest and Oak Park have been named among the top Midwestern towns for girlfriend getaways by Country Living Magazine: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/22/2017 at 17:45. Facebook
Illinois is no stranger to Presidential attractions. As the former home of four U.S. Presidents, special sites across Illinois pay tribute to these Presidents’ legacies. Read more this week on the Enjoy Illinois blog: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/21/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
Did you know that our 40th President Ronald Reagan grew up in a small house in Dixon? The historical Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home is open for visitors to explore and learn more about the Reagan legacy. Plan your visit when the house reopens for the season on April 1. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/20/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
No matter the temperature, it's a winter wonderland all season long at Chestnut Mountain Resort in Galena. Take a look and plan your next trip to hit the slopes! [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/20/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
Happy President’s Day! Did you know that four U.S. Presidents have called Illinois home? Learn more about the life and times of our 16th President- from a log cabin to the White House—at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum in Springfield. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/19/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
With over 130 designer outlets just 5 minutes from O'Hare International Airport, Fashion Outlets of Chicago is the perfect place to shop during the long weekend. Check it out:[ Bit.ly Link ]
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02/19/2017 at 15:42. Facebook
“I spent nearly 25 years practicing law throughout Illinois. My days as a lawyer took me to many stops around the state, including Danville, Paris and Monticello. Today you can visit the courthouses, homes and offices that I frequented while on the 8th Judicial Circuit by journeying along the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area. Read more in today’s itinerary from Looking For Lincoln: [...
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“I have the fondest of memories here at my Springfield home. It's where Mary and I raised our four children. It's even the place where I found out that I had been nominated for president! Today, you can visit and see the home as I knew it at Lincoln Home National Historic Site. [ Bit.ly Link ] – A. Lincoln
“While it was long after my time in Illinois that Route 66 became the iconic roadway it is today, you can find many places to learn more about my life while traveling along this stretch of road. Places like the David Davis Mansion, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum and even The Palms Grill Cafe. Read more in today’s itinerary: [ Bit.ly Link ] – A. Lincoln
"Step back 150 years and see New Salem as it looked when I was a young man here. Did you know this is where I got my nickname, 'Honest Abe'? Immerse yourself in the daily lives of pioneer villagers and meet the living history interpreters who will bring the stories of my days as a store clerk, postmaster and citizen soldier to life at Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site. [ Bit.ly Link ] –...
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“I spent a lot of time in Quincy including my famous debate with Stephen A. Douglas in 1858. You can still visit the exact site where we spoke before hundreds of people, as well as other important places during the Civil War Era, by traveling along the Looking For Lincoln Story Trail in the Quincy area. Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ] – A.Lincoln
"This log cabin near Charleston, Illinois, is where my parents lived. I would visit them here often from Springfield when I was climbing the political ladder. Today, you can visit their home and 86-acre living history farm at Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site to learn more about what their lives were like back in the 1840s" – A. Lincoln
“Hello Enjoy Illinois fans! Abe Lincoln here. Today I turn 208-years young, and to celebrate, I’ll be sharing some of the important places I frequented during my time in Illinois all week long. Did you know that I made my famous “House Divided” speech in the Old State Capitol in Springfield? Now you can visit this site and over 200 other important stops right here in Illinois by traveling...
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February 12 would have been Abraham Lincoln’s 208th birthday, so we’re celebrating with a full week of travel tips and trip ideas around the state – as told by Abe himself!
This week, we’re celebrating what would have been Abraham Lincoln’s 208th birthday with travel tips and trip ideas around the state – as told by Abe himself! Tune in here for some of his favorite Lincoln sites throughout the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area in the coming days.