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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/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/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/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/DNR/reserve-cabin
Reserve/Lease A Room Or Cabin At A Lodge Or State Park
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Visitors can learn more about reserving or leasing a room or cabin at one of our many wonderful lodges or state parks.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/lifetime-licenses
Lifetime Licenses
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Lifetime hunting, fishing and combination licenses are available by submitting an application available on the IDNR website.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/tollway-calculator
Tollway Trip Calculator
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Calculates amount of Tolls
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOA/statefair-entertainment
Find Concerts & Entertainment at the Illinois State Fair
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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-calibur musical entertainment.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/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/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/IDOA/horse-racing-schedules-results
Find Horse Racing Schedules & Results at the Illinois State Fair
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The 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!
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DNR/turkey-permits
Turkey Permits
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Turkey hunting permit applications are available online and through DNR DIRECT vendors.
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.

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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/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/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/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.
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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