What’s life without a little adventure? Take the family along on our brand-new scavenger hunt and spend a day, a weekend or the rest of the season exploring new scenery and encountering more than a few fun ways to reconnect with each other.

As it follows the Rock River southward, Illinois Route 2 winds its way through scenic landscapes, cute towns and unique attractions just waiting to be discovered.

As local leaders fight crime, they’re targeting long-term, root cause changes that hold the promise of positive change for generations to come. The question now is: How quickly can they move the needle?

The Civil War General and 18th U.S. President lived in northwest Illinois for only a few years, yet two centuries after his birth his story remains enshrined in his former hometown.

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