Now that summer is here, it’s time to get a much-needed change of scenery. Our region is ripe with luxurious hotels, thriving state parks, bustling downtowns and hidden attractions that bring you face-to-face with the refreshing waterfront. Where do you want to begin? ...

Since long before French explorers settled the banks of the Illinois River, the Peoria area has beckoned to the adventurous. From native tribes to whiskey stills, vaudeville performers and giant earthmoving equipment, this city’s rich history is baked into its culture – and its top destinations. ...

Time for a road trip! Here are some great getaway spots located just far enough away. ...

Time for a road trip! Here are some great getaway spots located just far enough away. ...

Time for a road trip! Here are some great getaway spots located just far enough away. ...

Public and private organizations have made a staggering level of capital investment in our region over the past five years. Explore some of the projects leading the way and discover how they're helping to transform our region. ...

A great weekend’s journey is right inside our region. Here are some of our area’s excellent places to play. ...

A great weekend’s journey is right inside our region. Here are some of our area’s excellent places to play. ...

A great weekend’s journey is right inside our region. Here are some of our area’s excellent places to play. ...

A great weekend’s journey is right inside our region. Here are some of our area’s excellent places to play. ...