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The Official Enjoy Illinois Blog | A Hole Lot of Fun: The Best Swimming Holes in Illinois

A Hole Lot of Fun: The Best Swimming Holes in Illinois

Hot-air ballooning, golf, water sports, river rides: Just a few of the fun things for active travelers in Galena, Illinois!  http://www.midwestliving.com/blog/travel/top-10-things-to-do-galena-for-active-travelers/

Hot-air ballooning, golf, water sports, river rides: Just a few of the fun things for active travelers in Galena, Illinois!

From hot dogs piled high with accoutrements to some of the world’s best fine dining, there’s a lot of great places to eat in Chicago.

The Best Places to Eat in Chicago

From hot dogs piled high with accoutrements to some of the world’s best fine dining, there’s a lot of great places to eat in Chicago.

Northwest Illinois Loop scenic drive | Midwest Living

Northwest Illinois Loop scenic drive

Northwest Illinois Loop scenic drive: Galena,state parks and recreation areas, Mississippi Palisades for river views, White Pines Forest for thick groves, Lowden Memorial for The Eternal Indian (aka Black Hawk) statue and Lake Le-Aqua-Na for trail rides.

Rock Cut State Park, an Illinois State Park located nearby Beloit, Belvidere and Loves Park

Chiseled out of the state?s far northern region is Rock Cut State Park in Winnebego County. Nearby are other

The breathtaking Matthiessen State Park in Utica, Illinois was listed as "44 Places Your Friends Don't Know About" by @Midwest Living Where's your favorite hidden gem in #Illinois?

Midwest Places Your Friends Don't Know About

The breathtaking Matthiessen State Park in Utica, Illinois was listed as 44 Places Your Friends Don't Know About by Midwest Living Where's your favorite hidden gem in

4 Great Hiking Destinations with Waterfalls in Illinois | RootsRated

4 Great Hiking Destinations with Waterfalls in Illinois

While they're not common, you can find waterfalls in Illinois. Here are four hiking destinations where you can view them.

Buffalo Rock State Park, an Illinois State Park located nearby La Salle, Ottawa and Peru

We hike here and catch the access to bike the I towpath. Always a fun day for our family! Buffalo Rock State Park, an Illinois State Park located nearby La Salle, Ottawa and Peru

KANE COUNTY FLEA MARKET, St. Charles, Illinois.  Best in the midwest.  Over 700 Vendors.  Monthly March through December.

Kane County Flea Market "Best in the Midwest or Anywhere" Home - Kane County Flea Market "Best in the Midwest or Anywhere"

Starved Rock State Park - Utica, Illinois is on the featured destination list for THE AMAZING CAMP-LAND RACE

cool Starved Rock State Park - Utica, Illinois is on the featured destination list fo.

Take a hike! (We mean that in a nice way.)

10 Underrated Hikes Near Chicago That We'll Be Taking This Summer

There are plenty of hiking opportunities just outside Chicago city limits: under-the-radar spots ideal for hitting the trails on your nex.

eddyville illinois | Devil's Backbone at Bell Smith Springs in the Shawnee National Forrest ...

A dry Jackson Falls in the Shawnee National Forrest - Picture of Shawnee National Forest, Illinois - TripAdvisor

Kincaid Spillway in Southern Illinois

Kincaid Spillway in Southern Illinois. I used to LOVE coming here - until I got a rash head to toe, that freaked me OUT!