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Prairie Fruits Farm and Creamery

Located right outside of Champaign, in the heartland of Illinois, is a family farm welcoming visitors with open arms and big smiles. Prairie Fruits Farm and Creamery owners Wes Jarrell and Leslie Cooperband left behind their life in Madison, Wisconsin …


Set sail at the Sadorus Maritime Museum

Looking to discover one of the hidden gems of Illinois? Then check out the National Museum of Ship Models and Sea History! Fun for families or adventurous adults of all ages, this one-of-a-kind museum in Champaign County has been making …


Check out what’s brewing in Murphysboro

There’s a craft beer destination in Illinois’ Trails to Adventure region that’s generating lots of buzz. Big Muddy Brewing, the first brewery in Murphysboro in more than 50 years, is a favorite for locals and tourists alike. Chuck Stuhrenberg founded …