Christmas in the Capital

It’s time!! Time for what you ask…time to start making your holiday plans to visit Springfield, IL, of course!! If you’re not ready to think about the holidays yet…let me tell you, you will be when you read about the Old Capitol Holiday Walks and other festivities!

Fall Fun in Harrison County!

Fall through the holidays is a lively time of year in southern Indiana. From the brilliantly changing foliage, spooky Halloween happenings, and numerous festivals, to opportunities for finding the perfect handmade gift, holiday lights galore, Winter Wine Walk and so much more–you’ll want to visit Harrison County more than once! Find more details and the complete list of upcoming unique festivals and events at: thisisindiana.org. 

Legendary Route 66

Explore over ten iconic Route 66 destinations in Springfield, Illinois. Try a famous cozy dog from the Cozy Dog Drive In, a classic Route 66 diner. Take A selfie with the Lauterbach Giant and in front of Mahan’s Filling Station. Spend an evening under the starts at the Route 66 Twin Drive-In Theater. Stay a while and visit all of Springfield’s world-class Mother Road attractions! Learn more at: visitspringfieldillinois.com

Top Weekend Getaways in ILLINOISouth

The 23 counties that make up ILLINOISouth and stretch from the Mississippi River to the Wabash River are packed with both urban and rural areas worth exploring on a quick getaway. The best part about the landscape is the variety of outdoor opportunities of which you can take advantage, depending on your interests. Whether you’re a road-trip junkie, thrill-seeking nature enthusiast or history buff, you’ll find a weekend itinerary to suit your travel style here. Check out our three perfect weekend getaways to ILLINOISouth.

Visit Cape Girardeau, MO

Spring mornings are prettiest on the Mississippi River–where barges and riverboats move along the rippling waves.

Cape Girardeau offers a variety of ways to enjoy spring–from great hiking trails to railroads. So grab your hiking shoes and hop all aboard for a fabulous spring adventure!

Great Rivers, Routes & Detours

Located just minutes from St. Louis you’ll find two well-known driving routes that offer one-of-a-kind attractions, scenic beauty and more! Your great American Road Trip includes Route 66 with all its quirky and quaint nostalgia and the Great River Road, one of the most scenic routes in the State of Illinois!

Bring the Whole Gang to St. Joseph, MO

A thriving community made with uncommon character for over 175 years. You can easily spend a couple of days exploring St. Joseph. Today, St. Jo is home to 13 museums, 15 festivals, a thriving arts and music culture, and unique park system. This summer, check out our many summer music festivals, like Coleman Hawkins Jazz Festival and Trails West!®

Historic Corydon and Harrison County, Indiana

Enjoy well deserved time with friends and family, a visit to Historic Corydon and Harrison County, Indiana is a perfect overnight getaway. Explore Indiana’s underground, zip through the treetops, visit wineries, spend the day gaming or get a lesson in history. After a full day of adventure retire in one of our fine hotels or discover the cozy charm of a bed and breakfast or a scenic hideaway.

Road Trip Attractions In the Aurora Area

Located just 40 miles west of Chicago, the Aurora Area is where travelers can find excellent options for rest and recreation at a great value. The Aurora Area is home to a diverse array of unique attractions just off the Lincoln Highway and other major routes in and out of Chicago.Things to see & do range from award-winning theater and historic points of interest to the largest outdoor outlet shopping destination in the Midwest. Whether you’re headed our way or just passing through, our picks for a road trip will guide you to the best the area has to offer.

Explore Greater Burlington Iowa’s History

Burlington, Iowa is located on the bluffs of the mighty Mississippi River and along the Great River Road. Opportunities to experience unique shopping, dining, and attractions are all housed in the well-preserved historic charm. You won’t want to miss the chance to drive down Snake Alley, The Crookedest Street in the World!