Rest of Illinois

Rest of Illinois Travel Guide

Articles about Rest of Illinois

By Suzanne Rowan Kelleher
By Travelandleisure.com Staff
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

This literary-themed inn has a library, cozy rooms, and historical connections to Ulysses S. Grant; a close friend of the general’s who lived in Galena constructed the building in 1855.

Restaurants in Rest of Illinois

Go for the creative bar food, like Benjamin’s Pizza with chicken, buffalo sauce, jalapeños, and cheddar.

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.