Illinois - The Prairie State
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Mile after Magnificent Mile, there is a perfect tour waiting for you in Illinois. Here you will discover the fascinating history, culture, and group-friendly attractions that make our state one of the most memorable destinations in the Midwest.

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Illinois: With Chicago in the northeast, small industrial cities and great agricultural productivity in central and western Illinois, and natural resources like coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a broad economic base. Illinois is an important transportation hub.
the Port of Chicago connects the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River via the Illinois River. Considered to be the most average state", Illinois has long had a reputation as a bellwether both in social and cultural terms.
Drive from Chicago to Moline on Interstate 80 shows the great amount of agricultural land.
Return trips for baseball trips have allowed us to visit the White Sox and a favorite park with the Cubs, where an extra visit was made to just review the park`s facilities. .

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Rockford that is often referred to as "The Forest City", OR
Chicago a major hub, both for industry and infrastructure, OR
Chicago Attractions where the city's lakefront allure and nightlife has attracted residents and tourists alike.
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West Virginia - New River Gorge

Michigan - Mackinac Island

Maryland - Baltimore Harbor

New Jersey - Cape May

New York - Niagara Falla

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