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The Land of Lincoln contains top-notch museums, gorgeous parks, to-die-for restaurants and upscale shopping—oh, and the great city of Chicago, too. Explore travel ideas for Chicago, Springfield, Route 66, the Great River Road, the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, Galena and more.

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One Chicago CityPass ($94) grants holders access to up to...
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