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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/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/ICC/railroad-grade-crossing
Railroad Grade Crossing Search
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Search railroad grade crossings by county
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/non-resident
Non-Resident Licenses/Permits
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Licenses and permits can be purchased online through DNR DIRECT
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/THA/tollway-media
Media Center
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Construction alerts; Releases; Publications & Reports
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/DNR/boating-accident-reporting
Boating Accident Reporting
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Boat operators are required to submit a written report following accidents involving injury, loss of life or property damage in excess of $2,000.
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/DCEO/hotel-deals
Find Hotel Packages & Deals
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Travel deals for fun across the state
https://www2.illinois.gov/visiting/travel-recreation/IDOA/dequoin-event-reservation
Reserve an Event & Facility at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds
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The DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, its staff and management will cater to your needs and would welcome the opportunity to host any upcoming events you may be planning. The Fairgrounds is recognized as a leading multi-use venue and offers the finest in service and recreational opportunities available anywhere.
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/IDOA/competition-results
Find Competitions Entry & Results Information at the Illinois State Fair
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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.

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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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