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Are you up for amazing? Discover Illinois.

In a state that encompasses thriving urban centers like Chicago, as well as scenic natural vistas that will take your breath away, there is simply no end to the travel opportunities that await you in the Land of Lincoln. Illinois offers something for everybody. Whether you prefer the world class culture and dining of the big city, the friendly hospitality of small town America or the serene beauty of our natural wonders, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Illinois.

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https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DCEO/facility-for-sporting-event
Locate a Facility for a Sporting Event
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A comprehensive list of the 1,200 sporting venues across the state for everything from PGA tournaments to Olympic trials
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/crossbow-permit
Crossbow Permit
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Hunters with disabilities can apply for a crossbow permit.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/THA/tollway-projects
Tollway Roadway Projects Overview
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Projects by Roadway; Work Zone Safety; Building a Green Enviorment; Contruction Contract Tracker; Congestion Relief
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/turkey-permits
Turkey Permits
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Turkey hunting permit applications are available online and through DNR DIRECT vendors.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/THA/Tollway Twitter
Tollway Twitter
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Roadway Incidents
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/waterfowl-permits
Waterfowl / Dove Permits
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Commecial waterfowl hunting area permit applications are available through the IDNR website.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/register-snowmobile
Register a Snowmobile
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Drivers can learn more about how to register their snowmobile in Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/deer-turkey-harvest
Deer & Turkey Harvest Reporting
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Hunters can register their harvest of deer or turkey online or by tollfree phone call.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DCEO/group-tour
Find Group Tour Opportunities
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Experience a new adventure on one of these exciting Illinois tours
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/IDOA/statefair-event-reservation
Reserve an Event & Facility at the State Fairgrounds
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The Illinois State Fairgrounds encompasses over 360 acres of land with more than 150 buildings and over 1,000 stalls for livestock or horses. The many amenities offered here on the Illinois State Fairgrounds will assist you in hosting your event, large or small.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/reserve-cabin
Reserve/Lease A Room Or Cabin At A Lodge Or State Park
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Visitors can learn more about reserving or leasing a room or cabin at one of our many wonderful lodges or state parks.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/IDOA/statefair-entertainment
Find Concerts & Entertainment at the Illinois State Fair
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Each year, one of the most anticipated annoucements of the summer is the unveiling of the Illinois State Fair Grandstand lineup. The Illinois State Fair features at least nine nights of high-calibur musical entertainment.

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https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ISF
Fair, Illinois State
The 2017 Illinois State Fair runs from August 10th through August 20th. The Fairgrounds are open from 7 a.m. to Midnight for the duration of the Fair.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ALPLM
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum brings to life Abraham Lincoln’s story through immersive exhibits and displays of original artifacts.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DCEO
Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Department of
Our mission is to provide economic opportunities for businesses, entrepreneurs, and residents that improve the quality of life for all Illinoisans. We are laser-focused on improving transparency and accountability, enhancing customer service, increasing Illinois’ competitiveness, advancing minority empowerment, modernizing Illinois’ workforce, and elevating our state’s promotional efforts.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDOA
Agriculture, Department of
The Illinois Department of Agriculture will be an advocate for Illinois' agricultural industry and provide the necessary regulatory functions to benefit consumers, agricultural industry, and our natural resources. The agency will strive to promote agri-business in Illinois and throughout the world.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DNR
Natural Resources, Department of
To manage, conserve and protect Illinois' natural, recreational and cultural resources, further the public's understanding and appreciation of those resources, and promote the education, science and public safety of Illinois' natural resources for present and future generations.

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