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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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Boating Accident Reportinghttps://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/boating-accident-reportingBoating Accident ReportingGP0|#0d52c40f-980d-4849-bae0-45818b7cdba2;L0|#00d52c40f-980d-4849-bae0-45818b7cdba2|DNR;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Boat operators are required to submit a written report following accidents involving injury, loss of life or property damage in excess of $2,000.
Register for or Schedule a Trap Shooting Eventhttps://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/register-trap-shootingRegister for or Schedule a Trap Shooting EventGP0|#0d52c40f-980d-4849-bae0-45818b7cdba2;L0|#00d52c40f-980d-4849-bae0-45818b7cdba2|DNR;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Contact the World Shooting and Recreational Complex to schedule a shooting sports event.
Senior Licenses (age 65 and over)https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/senior -licensesSenior Licenses (age 65 and over)GP0|#0d52c40f-980d-4849-bae0-45818b7cdba2;L0|#00d52c40f-980d-4849-bae0-45818b7cdba2|DNR;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Hunting, fishing and combination licenses and available online and over-the-counter from DNR DIRECT vendors statewide.
Locate a Facility for a Sporting Eventhttps://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DCEO/facility-for-sporting-eventLocate a Facility for a Sporting EventGP0|#21ccef1c-8d27-463f-bf34-1ff63ba98aab;L0|#021ccef1c-8d27-463f-bf34-1ff63ba98aab|DCEO;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9A comprehensive list of the 1,200 sporting venues across the state for everything from PGA tournaments to Olympic trials
Sports Event Venuehttps://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DCEO/sports-eventSports Event VenueGP0|#21ccef1c-8d27-463f-bf34-1ff63ba98aab;L0|#021ccef1c-8d27-463f-bf34-1ff63ba98aab|DCEO;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9A comprehensive list of the 1,200 sporting venues across the state for everything from PGA tournaments to Olympic trials
Railroad Grade Crossing Searchhttps://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/ICC/railroad-grade-crossingRailroad Grade Crossing SearchGP0|#afe2e942-9206-4b2e-9a96-f107d4ec6d09;L0|#0afe2e942-9206-4b2e-9a96-f107d4ec6d09|ICC;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Search railroad grade crossings by county
Media Centerhttps://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/THA/tollway-mediaMedia CenterGP0|#6d1fbf9f-e624-47ba-a709-4ab7592a00ae;L0|#06d1fbf9f-e624-47ba-a709-4ab7592a00ae|THA;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Construction alerts; Releases; Publications & Reports
Find Public Transportationhttps://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/IDOT/public-transportationFind Public TransportationGP0|#85e7f010-dd90-408d-8178-40bb5790319c;L0|#085e7f010-dd90-408d-8178-40bb5790319c|IDOT;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9IDOT 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.
Find State Road Project Informationhttps://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/IDOT/road-project-informationFind State Road Project InformationGP0|#85e7f010-dd90-408d-8178-40bb5790319c;L0|#085e7f010-dd90-408d-8178-40bb5790319c|IDOT;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9This 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.
Find Horse Racing Schedules & Results at the Illinois State Fairhttps://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/IDOA/horse-racing-schedules-resultsFind Horse Racing Schedules & Results at the Illinois State FairGP0|#45f8150b-3ba0-4038-8ee0-87217d5123de;L0|#045f8150b-3ba0-4038-8ee0-87217d5123de|IDOA;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9The Illinois racetrack, known as one of the fastest dirt tracks in the world, hosts a large venue of great horse racing at this year's fair. Free admission and Pari-Mutuel Wagering lets the avid horse fan enjoy and watch not only some of the fi​nest horses in the state of Illinois, but also gives horse racing enthusiasts the chance to wager on one’s favorite!
Reserve a Campsite at the Illinois State Fairhttps://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/IDOA/statefair-campsiteReserve a Campsite at the Illinois State FairGP0|#45f8150b-3ba0-4038-8ee0-87217d5123de;L0|#045f8150b-3ba0-4038-8ee0-87217d5123de|IDOA;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Camping is available on the Illinois State Fairgrounds 365 days a year.
Find Group Tour Opportunitieshttps://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DCEO/group-tourFind Group Tour OpportunitiesGP0|#21ccef1c-8d27-463f-bf34-1ff63ba98aab;L0|#021ccef1c-8d27-463f-bf34-1ff63ba98aab|DCEO;GTSet|#21807e74-47bf-4df7-ae5f-27785913b5c9Experience a new adventure on one of these exciting Illinois tours

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Natural Resources, Department ofhttps://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DNRNatural Resources, Department ofTo 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.
Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Department ofhttps://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DCEOCommerce and Economic Opportunity, Department ofOur 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.
Agriculture, Department ofhttps://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDOAAgriculture, Department ofThe 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.
Fair, Illinois Statehttps://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ISFFair, Illinois StateThe 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.

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