ENJOY ILLINOIS
Grafton
AN EPIC JOURNEY IN GREAT RIVERS COUNTRY
For an unforgettable stay in Illinois, beautiful and historic Great Rivers Country holds endless opportunities to explore Illinois' diverse landscapes and rich history. Travel through the region along the Great River Road, a National Scenic Byway, which hugs the Mississippi River for 550 awe-inspiring miles from East Dubuque to Cairo. Selected as one of National Geographic's "500 Drives of a Lifetime," The Great River Road delivers relaxing getaways, lively festivals, outdoor adventures and thousands of years of history along the way.
Delight in Great Rivers Country! Observe bald eagles or enjoy the vistas along one of the scenic drives or take a daytrip on an old fashioned steamboat. Indulge on local foods, relax at a B&B, taste Illinois wines or craft beers, or experience the outdoors by hiking, kayaking, or braving a zip line as it soars over limestone bluffs.
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What to see
Galena
romantic small town with charming boutiques, wine tasting and outdoor activities.
Rock Island
a lively nightlife scene with restaurants, clubs and casino and historical arsenal island.
Alton
one of America's great river towns known for its antique stores, B&Bs and haunted houses.
Grafton
a riverside town with plenty of outdoor activities, wineries, and shopping.
Peoria
lively riverfront with galleries, shops, restaurants and bars and historic steamboat.
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MUST-SEE CHICAGO
MUST-SEE
CHICAGO
Jumpstart that
Chicago getaway
LINCOLN'S LIVING LEGACY
LINCOLN'S
LIVING LEGACY
Top Abe Lincoln
attractions
FAMILYLAND
FAMILYLAND
Kid approved
attractions
ROUTE 66
ROUTE 66
A road trip back
in time
OUTDOOR ADVENTURE
OUTDOOR
ADVENTURE
Explore Illinois'
wilder side
WINE COUNTRY
WINE
COUNTRY
Vineyards, B&Bs
& wine trails
TASTING ILLINOIS
TASTING
ILLINOIS
Food trip for
every appetite
OFF-ROAD ILLINOIS
OFF-ROAD
ILLINOIS
Trip for active
travelers
LGBT TRAVEL
LGBT TRAVEL
Pridefests & fab
attractions
MANCATION
MANCATION
Ultimate guys
getaway guide
ULTIMATE ILLINOIS EXPERIENCE
ULTIMATE
ILLINOIS
EXPERIENCE
An epic journey
through Illinois.
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10 DAY DISCOVER ILLINOIS SELF DRIVE
Includes:
• Return flights • 9 nights' accommodation
• 9 days' fully-inclusive car hire and sightseeing
Suggested highlights:
Chicago Architecture Foundation's Architectural Boat Tour, Chicago's Magnicent Mile, Springfield, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, National Great Rivers Museum at the Melvin Price Locks and Dam, Peoria, travel the Great River Road to Galena and Rockford.
Valid for travel: 8 June to 21 June 2015
Regional departures available
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