Illinois

Illinois

Home to the world's first skyscraper, deep-dish pizza, Wrigley Field, and the ice cream sundae, Illinois never disappoints. Spend a day on the water at Carlyle Lake, or sail on Celebration Belle—an 800-passenger cruise boat—through the majestic scenery along the Mississippi River for a relaxing vacation unlike any other.

The Weird and the Wonderful: The Midwest

By: Danny Lee

The Weird and the Wonderful: The Midwest

By: Danny Lee

Weird America is wonderful America. So get off the beaten path and visit our endless variety of quirky takes on tourism.

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Sand, Wind, and Fire

By: Elizabeth Griffith

Sand, Wind, and Fire

By: Elizabeth Griffith

Chicago is one of my top cities, and Jen—a friend of mine who lives there—is always down to host. Even better, she lives in the center of a killer cityscape, surrounded by award-winning museums, creative restaurants, and idyllic beaches.

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