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    Seven Sweet Spots in the Land of Lincoln

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    Bright Lights, Small Town Charm Abound in Trails to Adventure This Season

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A Route 66 Weekend in Springfield

Route 66 is still alive and well across the heart of America, especially in Illinois. Starting in Chicago and going to California, Route 66 epitomizes America. In the Land of Lincoln visitors can find the largest density of things to …



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Alton’s Treasures

My second day in Alton, Illinois was just as eventful as the first. At the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Hartford, I was surrounded by the past and learned all about the excursions of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark …