• Goliath Feature

    Tallest. Steepest. Fastest

  • Explore Illinois by Amtrak rail

  • Dana-Thomas House

    Find Frank Lloyd Wright throughout Illinois

  • Find Inspiration on the Makanda Boardwalk

  • mile markers feature

    Explore Illinois with the Mile Markers…



8 the mountains of IL

The Mountains of Illinois

As the heart of the Heartland, Illinois offers a unique topography that I love to capture on film. From its lowest point (on the Mississippi River at 279′) to its highest point (Charles Mound at 1,235′), the state covers 956′ …




11 the best new reason to visit bridgeport

The Best New Reason to Visit Bridgeport

Mention the South Side neighborhood of Bridgeport, and Chicagoans are likely to think of Daley (our mayor reportedly has a home there); the Sox (enough said); and the cult foodie hit Healthy Food, a no-frills Lithuanian restaurant on Halsted’s main drag (yes, …