Rest of Illinois

Rest of Illinois Travel Guide

Articles about Rest of Illinois

By Travelandleisure.com Staff
By Suzanne Rowan Kelleher
By Wayne Curtis

Cheers to these small towns for great Main Streets, where you can admire architecture, sample the local flavor, and find a lost America.

By Alyssa Giacobbe
By Dani Shapiro
“I grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Route 66 was always a part of my life. But it wasn’t until I became an adult that I started to appreciate its history. When I moved to Los Angeles as a young actor, I used to drive back to Oklahoma on I-40 becaus...

Hotels in Rest of Illinois

The hotel makes lodging nostalgic; its U.S. 66 theme includes an on-site exhibit of vehicles and street signs. Ask for a remodeled room or suite.

Restaurants in Rest of Illinois

The Chef: Rick Bayless is often credited with introducing Americans to more refined south-of-the-border cooking at his Chicago restaurants Frontera Grill and Topolobampo (a favorite of the Obamas).

Things to do in Rest of Illinois

Take in America’s second-longest waterway on a deluxe 800-passenger riverboat—short and full-day excursions are narrated, and dinner cruises are available.