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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
"LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago combines LEGO model building and unusual construction challenges with theme park-like attractions such as the Merlin's Apprentice Kingdom Quest Jungle Expedition and “Clutch Powers 4D Adventure” 4D cinema incorporating fantastical LEGO creatures and LEGO-based special effects.Please note: As a children's attraction and to promote a safe and family-friendly environment adults cannot enter without being accompanied by a child.""""LEGOLAND® Discovery Center
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Chicago City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
"Your lightly-narrated trolley (heated in winter) or double-decker bus will tour 13 magnificent miles of Chicago's downtown and The Loop taking you by the city's premier shopping dining and attractions. The tour is about two hours if you do not get off. Hop on and off as much as you please for 2 consecutive days! Or stay on board an experience a variety of seasonal tours around the city! Wrigley Field and Museum of Science and Industry Tours as well as the City Lights Night Tour are seasonal.""""See all the sights of Chicago at your own pace! On a Chicago City Hop-on Hop-off Tour you can get off the bus at any scheduled stop to visit Chicago's most popular attractions
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Famous Tastes of Chicago Food Tour
"Get ready to take a stroll and taste some of the best foods Chicago’s downtown has to offer! The Fabulous Quintessential Culinary Tour of Chicago explores Chicago’s central business district the Loop home to many of Chicago’s famous buildings restaurants and Millennium Park.You’ll enjoy 5-6 stops and food tastings (enough for lunch) all of which are included in the ticket price. Your walking adventure will visit (subject to change):Pizano’s Pizza has been a family tradition serving “World famous gourmet deep dish pizza” for over 60 years. The best in Chicago! The Goddess and the Baker— Enjoy a chocolate dessert from this local bakery and cafe. Specializing in desserts all day
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Chicago

The area that would one day become Chicago was originally inhabited by various tribes of the Algonquin people. The city's name is actually a French corruption of shikaakwa, meaning "stinking onion"...
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History of Illinois

Native Americans inhabited what is now called Illinois dating back to 8000 B.C. Illinois got it’s name from the Illiniwek Confederation, a political alliance among several native American tribes. The...
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Illinois State Flag

The Illinois flag is a simple representation of the Great Seal of Illinois against a white background. This is the wierd part (to me anyway): The State's name was added to the flag in 1969 to ensure...
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Illinois-The Prairie State

Known unofficially as the “Prairie State”, Illinois designates the third full week in September each year as Illinois Prairie Week. It is designed to demonstrate the value of preserving and...
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The historic town of Galena, a day trip away

Galena is a small town that has had more importance historically than it does today. The town is older than Chicago, Rockford, Springfield and most of the other cities in Illinois. The historically...
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Chicago

Chicago is the largest and most well known city in the state. Its a popular place to visit for arts and culture, restaurants and shopping, and, of course, Lake Michigan which borders the city. It is...
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FRENCH HISTORY - Ft. St. Louis at Starved Rock

Here is a diorama depicting Ft. St. Louis as it was erected by the French in 1632. Located at he present day sight of Starved Rock, it was the first and last such settlement in the area. Not much...
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Lovely Libertyville, Our Hometown Today (2004)

After saying goodbye to Waukegan, we moved to unincorporated Libertyville, Illinois to an outstanding rental home. We rented with an option to buy, which was a great move on our part. We were able to...
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Warm, Wonderful Waukegan

The years that we lived in Waukegan (about nine years), were certainly happy ones. Waukegan is the ninth largest city in the state of Illinois with a population of about 90,000. The name Waukegan is...
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Taught There, Lived There, Shopped There

With our daughter Jill off to college, Allan and I moved closer to our job locations. Since I worked at Warren Township High School in Gurnee, Illinois, we decided to rent there for awhile. We rented...
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Golf, Lakes, and Country Living: Antioch

We moved from Lake Bluff to build a new home on the golf course called Harbor Ridge (Now it is called Antioch Golf Club) in Antioch, Illinois. Antioch is located midway between Chicago & Milwaukee and...
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New Schools, New Place to Live: Lake Bluff

Allan had an opportunity to go back to the Northern Suburbs in Lake County, Illinois to his first school, Lake Bluff Jr. High School. Dupage County in the western suburbs had become so congested that...
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Charming Village of Hinsdale

The first time that we rented an entire home was when we moved from Downers Grove to the next suburb called Hinsdale, Illinois.We rented a two bedroom home on a beautiful tree-lined street that...
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A Special Place: Downers Grove

To Allan and I, Downers Grove, Illinois plays a special role in our life together. It was there that we brought home our beautiful daughter, Jill Michelle. She was five days old when we first saw her...
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Top Hotels in Illinois

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108 E Superior St, Chicago, Illinois, 60611, United States
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700 East Adams, Springfield, Illinois, 62701-1601, United States
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2139 CityGate Lane, Naperville, Illinois, 60563, United States
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9106 N Lindbergh Drive, Peoria, Illinois, 61615, United States
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9853 US Route 20 West, Galena, Illinois, 61036, United States
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Top Things to Do in Illinois

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Millennium Park

Millennium Park ... love the fountain .. the bean .. the people watching .. never saw so many people doing selfies. some come for formal pics .. great place to hang out just watch people. Never got...
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Main Street

Take your time walking along Main Street. If you're tired of shopping, just look around at the buildings. You'll see nearly a dozen styles. Details will begin to show up as you relax and look up....
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Maggiano's Little Italy Restaurant

Maggiano's Little Italy Restaurant RESERVATIONS: (847) 240-5600 CARRYOUT: (847) 240-6055 BANQUETS: (847) 240-1600 This is one of my all time fav restaurants. The first time we went here we were...
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Volo Auto Museum

If you like cars, you've got to go here! Its a little kitchy, but thats ok. The rooms and rooms of cars make up for it. There are many movie cars on display (ones actually used in movies) and some...
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Kickapoo State Park

There is actually more than one pioneer cemetery, but the one I'm writing about now is accessible from a trailhead at the Salt Kettle Rest Area. Follow the hiker signs on a well groomed trail around...
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Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

This is one of the most fantastic sites in the US you have probably never heard of. This city was built by the Mississippian Culture around AD 700 and was at the time the largest city north of Mexico....
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"Named After Illiniwek Indians Meaning "Superior""
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"A thrice riven state"
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"Faiza-Ifrah's Illinois off the beaten path."
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