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Travel Resource: Great Lakes

ILLINOIS
Intrepid & Innovative
An original frontier state with all the trimmings

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hile a little hard to imagine nowadays, there was a time when Illinois was the nation’s frontier. The land south and west of Lake Michigan became fertile ground for innovators, pioneers, and independent-minded folk. The state’s tradition of intrepid individuals has continued through its history and makes for some out-of-the-ordinary tour stops. One such town in the north-central part of Illinois is Bishop Hill. Founded in 1846 by Swedish immigrants who were seeking religious freedom, the colony eventually thrived to become a major national supplier of brooms and bricks, in addition to several crafts, such as quilting. Many of the original structures built by the settlers are still standing and available

for tours. With authentic artifacts and guides who are descendants of the original settlers, visitors can stroll around this community and enjoy Swedish meatballs and lingonberry sauce. From a town-full of people who charted their own course, guide clients to an inside view of an individual who changed the face of architecture—Frank Lloyd Wright. At the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park, visitors can walk through the workplace he used from 1889 to 1909. Around each of sting place is the final re corner of the house are oln’s Tomb Linc their sons. , and three of examples of Wright's arent, his wife the Presid chitectural experiments. The site has been restored to the condition Wright left it before he moved in 1909. cemetery often hosts special events. Also nearby is the WrightThrough the summer months, Civil War designed Robie House. re-enactors conduct flag-lowering Probably the most notable Illinois ceremonies. native son is Abraham Lincoln. Many clients will appreciate a chance to ✱ Bishop Hill | (309) 927-3345 pay their respects to the 16th U.S. www.bishophill.com president at the Oak Ridge Cemetery, ✱ Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio home to Lincoln’s Tomb. Located (708) 848-1976 | www.gowright.org in the central part of the state, the ✱ Oak Ridge Cemetery | (217) 782-2717
www.illinoishistory.gov/hs/lincoln_tomb.htm

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EAT AND DRINK
CELEBRATION RIVER CRUISE
MOLINE
Don't pass up on the glazed prime rib on the Celebration Belle river boat. Options include a dinner and dance or narrated lunch cruise. The Belle rolls on the upper Mississippi through the end of October. 2501 River Dr. | (309) 764-1952 www.celebrationbelle.com
RIVER CRUISES

CHICAGO

LAS TABLAS COLOMBIAN STEAKHOUSE

The seasoning is the secret to this family-run restaurant. In addition to skirt steak, signature dishes include matrimonio, a combo beef-chicken meal, and bandeja paisa, which is a charbroiled rib-eye steak. 2942 N Lincoln Ave. (773) 871-2414 | www.lastablas.com

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Destinations Magazine - July/August 2010

Destinations Magazine - July/August 2010
Contents
Help on the Way
Ending on a HIgh Note
Summer Thrills
100 Winners
Legal Wrangling
All Inclusive
Hit the Books
Horsing Around
Grape Expectations
Tour Stop
The Great Lakes
   Illinois
   Indiana
   Michigan
   Minnesota
   Ohio
   Wisconsin
The Southeast
   Florida
   Georgia
   North Carolina
   South Carolina
Marketer Opportunity
Just Ruling
Program Worth Saving
Ensuring Security
Gaming Guide
Historical Attractions Guide
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