United States Illinois


Capital city of Illinois, known for being the hometown of Abraham Lincoln, featuring historical sites and museums dedicated to the 16th US president.

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Welcome to Springfield, the capital city of Illinois! Known for its rich history as the home of President Abraham Lincoln, Springfield offers visitors a chance to explore the past through its numerous museums and historic sites. From the beautiful State Capitol building to the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Springfield is full of attractions that showcase the state's cultural heritage and political significance at the heart of the Midwest. Come and experience the charm and enduring legacy of Illinois' state capital for yourself!

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Springfield Guides

  • Downtown Dining in Peoria

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  • Illinois Made in Greater Peoria

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    <p>Every crafted item carries a little bit of the place and people that make it. The Illinois Makers program celebrates the small businesses whose uniquely Illinoisan style and creativity set our locally made goods apart. The following businesses and makers in the Greater Peoria Area have been recognized by the Illinois Office of Tourism for the Illinois Made program.</p>
  • Route 66 Check-in Challenge

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    Embarking on a journey along Route 66 is like traveling through a living museum of Americana. From the bustling streets of Chicago to the surf-soaked piers of Santa Monica, this iconic highway stitches together a vibrant tapestry of American history, culture, and natural beauty. Every turn of the wheel brings you face-to-face with quirky roadside attractions, charming diners, and awe-inspiring landscapes—all of which belong on any Route 66 bucket list. Whether you're a history buff, a foodie, or an adventure seeker, there's something magical waiting for you on the Mother Road. So buckle up and get ready to explore the best things to do along Route 66, where every mile is a story waiting to be told.
  • State Capitals in the U.S

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    With 50 states across the USA boasting a vibrant and culturally rich capital city, there are plenty of awesome destinations for your next adventure. From ultra-trendy Salt Lake City to historical Boston, these beaming metropolises encompass the famously American melting pot. For some USA travel inspo, here is our list of every capital city across the country.