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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/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-caliber musical entertainment.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DCEO/travel-kits
Illinois Travel Kits & Guides Online Ordering
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Find the Illinois travel magazine and sign up for our weekly newsletter
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/THA/i-pass-activation
I-Pass Transponder Registration & Activation
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Create I-Pass account
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/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/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/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/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/IDOA/statefair-tickets
Purchase Tickets to the Illinois State Fair
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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.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/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.

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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/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/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/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/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/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/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/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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