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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/THA/pay-by-plate
Pay By Plate
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Pay By Plate allows you to safely and securely pay unpaid tolls up to 14 days after you travel. Learn more
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/tollway-calculator
Tollway Trip Calculator
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Calculates amount of Tolls
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/THA/tollway-contact
Contact the Illinois Tollway
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Tollway headquarters; Customer Call Center; Construction information
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/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/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/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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/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.
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/fishing-hunting-application
Fishing & Hunting Application & Renewal
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Hunters can purchase hunting, fishing and combination licenses online, or over-the-counter from DNR DIRECT license/permit vendors statewide.

 Agencies

 

 

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/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/IGB
Gaming Board, Illinois
The Illinois Gaming Board administers a regulatory and tax collection system for casino gambling, video gaming, and sports wagering in Illinois.
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/THA
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.
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/IRB
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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IMDC
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.

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