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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.

 Services

 

 

https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOT/rest-areas
Illinois Rest Areas
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Rest area related information such as services available, location information, location and rest area name.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOT/winter-road-conditions
Find Current Winter Road Conditions
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Weather, construction and road closure maps
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/tollway-calculator
Tollway Trip Calculator
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Calculates amount of Tolls
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/deer-permits
Deer Permits
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Hunters can apply online for firearm deer permits, or purchase archery deer permits from vendor locations.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/i-pass
I-Pass Tollway Account
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Pay tolls; Missed tolls; Personal information
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/i-pass-activation
I-Pass Transponder Registration & Activation
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Create I-Pass account
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ALPLM/lincoln-presidential-library-museum-tickets
Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum Tickets
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Purchase tickets to visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/fishing-licenses
Fishing Licenses
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Fishing licenses can be purchased online or over-the-counter from DNR DIRECT license/permit vendors.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/virtual-tollway
Illinois Virtual Tollway Interactive Map
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Roadway information;Lane closures
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOT/road-project-information
Find State Road Project Information
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This section of IDOT's website showcases projects that the department seeks to keep the public updated on. Utilizing the map and lists provided on this site, you will find significant information on featured projects such as overview, benefits, scope, public involvement and timely news, status and updates on current construction projects.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOA/duquoin-tickets
Purchase Tickets to the DuQuoin State Fair
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The Du Quoin State Fair features nightly Grandstand entertainment. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster or at the Du Quoin State Fair box office.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/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.

 Agencies

 

 

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.
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/ISF
Fair, Illinois State
The 2018 Illinois State Fair runs from August 9th through August 19th. The Fairgrounds are open from 7 a.m. to Midnight for the duration of the Fair.

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