Explore the land that Lincoln called home, as well as presidents Grant, Reagan and Obama. Get your kicks on the famed Mother Road, Route 66. Discover world-class museums and shopping, charming communities dotted with quaint restaurants and shops with one-of-a-kind finds. Tour the stunning Illinois outdoors by foot, horseback, bike, paddle boat, canoe, kayak or even on an underwater dive. Enjoy mile after magnificent mile of Illinois.
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