Amusement & Theme Parks, Historic Sites, Museums, Parks, Theaters, Zoos
Rate Ranges:  Free,  $ = less than $10,  $$ = $10 to $25,  $$$ = greater than $25
Cape Girardeau | Chicago | Peoria | Quad Cities - Bettendorf, Davenport, Moline & Rock Island
Rockford | Springfield | St. Louis | Western & South Central KY; Southwest IN

Attractions include Amusement & Theme Parks, Historic Sites, Museums, Parks, Theaters, Zoos and more.

Map Call Attraction City Year Open Rate Range Type
Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Anna 1995 Free Brewery / Distillery / Winery  
Southern Illinois Wine Trail Anna 1995 Free Brewery / Distillery / Winery  
SIU Arena Carbondale 1964 Arena / Coliseum / Stadium  
Hollywood Casino Aurora Aurora Free Casino / Gaming  
Brookfield Zoo Brookfield 1935 $$ Zoo  
360 Chicago Observation Deck Chicago 1969 $$ Tour / Sightseeing  
Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum Chicago 1930 $ Museum / Gallery  
 
Amazing Chicago Funhouse Maze Chicago $-$$ Adventure Activity  
Art Institute of Chicago Chicago 1879 $$ Arts / Cultural Center  
Blue Man Group at Briar Street Theatre Chicago 1991 $$$ Theatre  
Chicago Architecture Foundation Chicago $$  
Chicago Bears Chicago 1919 $$$ Sports  
 
Chicago Blackhawks Chicago 1927 $$-$$$ Sports  
Chicago Bulls Chicago 1966 $$-$$$ Sports  
Chicago Children's Museum Chicago 1982 $ Museum / Gallery  
Chicago Chinatown Chicago Free  
 
Chicago Cubs Chicago 1876 $$-$$$ Sports  
Chicago Cultural Center Chicago 1897 Free Arts / Cultural Center  
Chicago History Museum Chicago Free-$$ Museum / Gallery NARM
Chicago Pizza Tours Chicago $$$ Tour / Sightseeing  
Chicago White Sox Chicago 1901 $$-$$$ Sports  
DePaul Art Museum Chicago 2011 Free Museum / Gallery  
DuSable Museum of African American History Chicago Museum / Gallery NARM
Field Museum Chicago 1893 $$$ Museum / Gallery  
Garfield Park Conservatory Chicago 1908 Free Gardens  
Hard Rock Cafe Chicago Chicago 1986 $-$$$ Family Attraction  
 
House of Blues Chicago $-$$$ Entertainment District  
Intuit: The Center for Intuitive & Outsider Art Chicago Museum / Gallery NARM
Lincoln Park Conservatory Chicago 1890 Free Arts / Cultural Center  
Lincoln Park Zoo Chicago 1868 Free Zoo  
Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) Chicago Museum / Gallery NARM
Millennium Park Chicago 2004 Free Park  
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 1996 $ Museum / Gallery  
Museum of Science & Industry Chicago 1933 $$ Museum / Gallery  
Mystic Blue Cruises at Navy Pier Chicago 2003 $$$ Cruise  
Navy Pier Chicago 1916 Free Entertainment District  
Odyssey Cruises & Navy Pier Chicago 1990 $$$ Cruise  
Oriental Institute Chicago Museum / Gallery NARM
Richard H. Driehaus Museum Chicago Museum / Gallery NARM
Seadog Cruises & Navy Pier Chicago $$ Cruise  
Shedd Aquarium Chicago 1930 $$ Aquarium  
Skydeck Chicago Chicago 1974 $$  
Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago Chicago Museum / Gallery NARM
Soldier Field Chicago 2003 $$-$$$ Arena / Coliseum / Stadium  
Spirit of Chicago Cruises Chicago $$$ Cruise  
The 900 North Michigan Shops Chicago Free Shopping Attraction  
Tommy Gun's Garage Chicago 1987 $$$  
Union Station Chicago $ Railroad  
Water Tower Place Chicago 1976 Free Entertainment District  
Wrigley Field Chicago 1914 $$$  
Chicago Children Museum Chicago $ Museum / Gallery  
Elmhurst Art Museum Elmhurst Museum / Gallery NARM
Charles Gates Dawes Home Evanston 1894 $ Historic Home  
Evanston Art Center Evanston Museum / Gallery NARM
Grosse Point Lighthouse Evanston 1873 $  
Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University Evanston Museum / Gallery NARM
Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University Evanston Museum / Gallery NARM
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian Evanston Museum / Gallery NARM
Welsh-Ryan Arena Evanston 1952 Arena / Coliseum / Stadium  
Chicago Botanic Gardens Glencoe 1890 Free Gardens  
Kohl s Children Museum Glenview $ Museum / Gallery  
Six Flags Great America Gurnee $$$ Amusement Park  
Harrah's Joliet Joliet 1993 Varies Casino / Gaming  
Hollywood Casino Joliet Joliet Free Casino / Gaming  
Morton Arboretum Lisle 1922 $$  
Enchanted Castle Restaurant & Entertainment Lombard 1983 $-$$$ Entertainment District  
Village of Long Grove Long Grove 1838 Varies Historic District  
Kiddieland Melrose Park 1929 $$ Amusement Park  
Naper Settlement Naperville 1969 $  
Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio Oak Park 1889 $$ Historic Home  
Oak Park Conservatory Oak Park 1914 $ Gardens  
Allstate Arena Rosemont 1979 Arena / Coliseum / Stadium  
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago Schaumburg $$ Amusement Park  
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament Schaumburg 1991 $$$ Dinner Theatre  
Cuneo Museum and Gardens Vernon Hills 1914 $$ Museum / Gallery  
McLean County Arts Center Bloomington Museum / Gallery NARM
Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino East Peoria 1991 Varies Casino / Gaming  
Kickapoo Creek Winery Edwards 2001 Varies Distillery / Winery / Vineyard  
Ronald Reagan Museum Eureka 1975 Free Museum / Gallery  
Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre Goodfield 1975 $$$ Theatre  
Dickson Mounds Museum Lewistown Free Museum / Gallery  
Illinois Mennonite Heritage Center Metamora Free  
Ackerman Farms Morton 1909 Agricultural  
Children's Discovery Museum Normal 1994 $ Museum / Gallery  
Redbird Arena Normal 1989 Arena / Coliseum / Stadium  
African American Museum Hall of Fame Peoria 1987 Museum / Gallery  
Apple Blossom Farm Peoria Varies Agricultural  
Carver Arena Peoria 1982 Arena / Coliseum / Stadium  
Linden Hill Farms Peoria 1921 Varies Agricultural  
Peoria Riverfront District Peoria Free Entertainment District  
Peoria Riverfront Museum Peoria 1965 $ Museum / Gallery NARM
Peoria Zoo at Glen Oak Park Peoria 1955 $ Zoo  
Spirit of Peoria Peoria 1988 $$$  
Toraason Glass Peoria 2003 Free  
Wheels O Time Museum Peoria 1979 $ Museum / Gallery  
Niabi Zoo Coal Valley 1959 $ Zoo  
Celebration Belle Moline 1984 $$-$$$  
John Deere Pavilion Moline 1997 Free  
TaxSlayer Center Moline 1993  
Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse Rock Island 1977 $$$ Dinner Theatre  
Jumer's Casino & Hotel Rock Island 2008 Varies Casino / Gaming  
Quad City Botanical Center Rock Island 1998 $  
Magic Waters Waterpark Cherry Valley $$ Waterpark  
Northern Illinois Wine Trail Chicago Free Brewery / Distillery / Winery  
Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home Dixon 1920 $ Historic Home  
Freeport Art Museum Freeport Museum / Gallery NARM
Timber Lake Playhouse Mount Carroll 1961 $$ Theatre  
Anderson Japanese Gardens Rockford 1983 $ Gardens  
Burpee Museum of Natural History Rockford $ Museum / Gallery  
Discovery Center Museum Rockford 1981 $ Museum / Gallery  
Historic Auto Attractions Roscoe 2001 $ Museum / Gallery  
Illinois Amish Heritage Center Arthur 1994 $$ Historic District  
Krannert Art Museum & Kinkead Pavilion, U of I Urbana-Champaign Champaign 1961 Free Museum / Gallery NARM
Scovill Zoo Decatur 1967 $ Zoo  
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation Springfield 2005 $ Museum / Gallery  
Caribbean Water Adventure / Knights Action Park Springfield 1952 Varies Waterpark  
Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway Springfield 1926 Free Tour / Sightseeing  
Lincoln Home National Historic Site Springfield 1839 Free Historic District  
Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices Springfield 1843 Free Historic District  
Old State Capitol Springfield 1837 Free Historic District  
Wabash Valley Wine Trail Wabash Valley 1839 Free Brewery / Distillery / Winery  
Argosy Casino Alton Alton Varies Casino / Gaming  
National Great Rivers Museum Alton Free Museum / Gallery  
Eckert's Country Store & Farms Belleville 1910 $ Agricultural  
National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows Belleville 1958 Free Memorial / Monument  
Popeye Character Trail Chester 1977 Free Tour / Sightseeing  
Spinach Can Collectibles Chester 1994 Free  
Casino Queen Hotel East St. Louis 1993 Varies Casino / Gaming  
Gateway Motorsports Park Madison 1996 $$$ Motorsports  
Cedarhurst Center for the Arts Mount Vernon Museum / Gallery NARM
Heartland Rivers Wine Trail Swansea Free Brewery / Distillery / Winery  
Harrah's Metropolis Casino Metropolis 2001 Varies Casino / Gaming