Tanganyika Wildlife Park Virtual Tour

Tanganyika Wildlife Park is a hidden gem full of once-in-a-lifetime encounters. From having lemurs on your lap to swimming with penguins, this park has more interactive animal experiences than anywhere in the United States. With a goal of creating WOW moments that inspire stewardship of animals, you’ll also learn what you can do to care for the animals that share the planet with us. Check out all the park has to offer!

Test the Waters in Tennessee

Looking to “drift away” to Tennessee? Make the most out of your next getaway and see everything Tennessee has to offer!

Outdoor Adventure In Carter County, TN

Whether you’re looking for adventure on the Appalachian Trail atop Roan Mountain or a relaxing escape on Watauga Lake you can find it here in Carter County, Tennessee.

Shawnee Forest Country, Illinois

With the beautiful backdrop of the Shawnee National Forest, all seasons lure outdoor enthusiasts to Southernmost Illinois. An abundance of scenic hikes, easy to challenging, offer beautiful views. Bring your bike or rent one along the 50-mile Tunnel Hill Trail. Bring your canoe or kayak, or rent one to paddle on lakes and creeks or experience the Cache River Wetlands. Enjoy the fall color drive along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail.



Discover Your Nevada Moment

In this “Discover Your Nevada” moment with Travel Nevada and @pbsreno’s Wild Nevada, hear all about the amazing dark skies of the Silver State!

See Plymouth

The Pilgrims established the first permanent English settlement in New England when the Mayflower landed in 1620. Because of its role in American History, Plymouth County continues to be a popular destination. Discover the spirit of salty tales and lighthouse legends as you explore our historic coastline and proud maritime heritage. Stay & Play in Plymouth County with lodging, dining and shopping for all!

Cruise into the Capital City

Mark your calendars now and plan your Route 66 adventure to Springfield, IL for the 22nd Annual International Route 66 Mother Road Festival! There is no better place to be this fall!

· RECON-TECHS Springfield presents the Friday night Route 66 City Nights Cruise with up to 2,000 classic cars cruising into downtown Springfield. The cruise will feature a tribute to the local veterans as the 2023 Grand Marshals in the Hail to the Heroes segment of the cruise
· Enjoy live music Friday and Saturday at Main Stage at 6th & Washington!
· Not to be missed, the Burnout Competition Saturday afternoon at 3pm at 7th & Washington
· The Miss Mother Road pageant takes place on Saturday sponsored by Springfield Vintage, on the Main Stage
· Old Capitol Farmers Market – Saturday morning. Fresh, local produce and goods to enjoy.
· Admire the spectacular automotive eye candy in the “Monet of Cars” featuring cars from Dick Levi on Saturday & Sunday
· Post your “selfie” at any Illinois Route 66 landmark to Facebook, or Instagram with hashtag #MyIL66 and #visitspringfield to be featured on Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway social media! Info at #MyIL66.
· IL State Capitol Photo Op! Stage a photo of your car with the majestic Illinois State Capitol Building as your backdrop (4th & Capitol)
· Grab the Explorer Passport and visit our Living Legends & Landmarks of Route 66 throughout Springfield, available at the Springfield Visitors Center
· Register your ride for a chance to be awarded one of the top honors, show will be judged by CASI certified national judges
· CAR/TRUCK SHOW REGISTRATION HOURS: Thursday, Sept. 21 11:30am-6pm, Friday, Sept 22, 11am-8pm, Saturday, Sept. 23, 8am-Noon
· FESTIVAL HOURS: Friday, September 22: Cruise Line-up 3pm, Cruise into Downtown 6pm, Show hours 6pm-10pm; Saturday, September 23: Show Hours 9am-10pm; and Sunday, September 24 9am-2pm, Awards Ceremony at Noon