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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/DNR/register-trap-shooting
Register for or Schedule a Trap Shooting Event
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Contact the World Shooting and Recreational Complex to schedule a shooting sports event.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/register-cowboy-action
Register for or Schedule a Cowboy Action Shooting Event
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Shooting enthusiasts can learn more about how to register for or scheduling a cowboy action shooting event at Spart's WSRC.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/ALPLM/alplm-illinois-history-conferences
Illinois History Conferences
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The Conference on Illinois History offers a place for scholars to present their latest research into the state’s past, whether it involves Native Americans and early settlers, Abraham Lincoln and his contemporaries, or crusaders for social justice. Historians present their findings and then take part in lively conversations with the audiences. The conference also has sessions designed specifically for teachers, who can earn professional-development credits for participating.
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/THA/tollway-outreach
Illinois Tollway Outreach
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Projects in your Community
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/IDOT/public-transportation
Find Public Transportation
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IDOT provides technical assistance and financial resources to public transportation providers and rail operators in an effort to provide mobility options that support an interconnected transportation network allowing efficient movement of people and goods throughout the state.
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/register-skeet-shooting
Register for or Schedule a Skeet Shooting Event
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Shooting enthusiasts can learn more about how to register for or scheduling a skeet shooting event at Spart's WSRC.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/IDOA/request-statefair-information
Request Illinois State Fair Information
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Do you have a question regarding the upcoming Illinois State Fair? From fairgoer services to camping and competitive events, the staff of the Illinois State Fair is here to help.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/IDOA/statefair-campsite
Reserve a Campsite at the Illinois State Fair
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Camping is available on the Illinois State Fairgrounds 365 days a year.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/upland-game
Upland Game Permits
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Upland Game Permit applications are available online through the IDNR website.
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/IDOA/statefair-tickets
Purchase Tickets to the Illinois State Fair
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The Illinois State Fair features high-calibur musical entertainment each night of the fair. Tickets can be purchased via Ticketmaster or through the Illinois State Fair box office.

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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.
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/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/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/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.

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