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.

Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum Tickets
Purchase tickets to visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
Illinois Fire Museum
The Illinois State Fire Museum is located at the corner of Main and Central avenues in the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield and has on display antique fire service memorabilia dating back to 1857.
Registering a New Boat In Illinois
Boaters can learn more information on how to register their boat or watercraft in Illinois.
Register a Snowmobile
Drivers can learn more about how to register their snowmobile in Illinois.
Find Competitions Entry & Results Information at the Illinois State Fair
Find out who the winners are in any one of the hundreds of competitions going on during the fair. From grand champion livestock to husband caller, winners are posted almost immediately after judging.
Reserve a State Campsite
Outdoor enthusiasts can learn more about reserving a campsite at one of the many great parks in Illinois.
Find Concerts & Entertainment at the Illinois State Fair
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-caliber musical entertainment.
Purchase Tickets to the Illinois State Fair
The Illinois State Fair features high-caliber musical entertainment each night of the fair. Tickets can be purchased via Ticketmaster or through the Illinois State Fair box office.
Request Illinois State Fair Information
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.
Find Current Winter Road Conditions
Weather, construction and road closure maps
Gateway Traveler Information System Interactive Map
Weather, construction, road closure maps
Purchase Tickets to the DuQuoin State Fair
The Du Quoin State Fair features nightly Grandstand entertainment. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster or at the Du Quoin State Fair box office.

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.
Racing Board, Illinois
The mission of the Illinois Racing Board is to regulate horse racing through the enforcement of the Act and its rules and regulations and to ensure the honesty and integrity of Illinois racing and wagering.
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.
Gaming Board, Illinois
The Illinois Gaming Board administers a regulatory and tax collection system for casino gambling, video gaming, and sports wagering in Illinois.
Medical District Commission
The Illinois Medical District (IMD) is a 365/24/7 environment that includes 560 acres of medical research facilities, labs, a biotech business incubator, two universities, raw development area and more than 40 healthcare related facilities.
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.
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.
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.
Toll Highway Authority, Illinois State
The Illinois Tollway is dedicated to providing and promoting a safe and efficient system of highways while ensuring the highest possible level of service to our customers. The Tollway is a user-fee system – no state or federal tax dollars are used to support maintenance and operations.

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