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Get Peachy! Calhoun County Peaches Are Ready

Peach cobbler, peach tart, peach tea, peach ice cream, peach jam whatever the craving, the juiciest peaches to eat are Calhoun County’s. Calhoun County is famous for its tree-ripened peaches and once you take a nice juicy bite you will understand. Odelehr’s Peaches Calhoun County is situated between…

Illinois Road Trip Round Up: Outdoor Art

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but now that we're in Phase 4, we’re ready to enjoy our state safely. Check-in every Tuesday for an Illinois Road Trip Round-Up on themed topics showcasing eighteen destinations across Illinois. This week, we’re touring some of the state's…

Celebrate Summer with Grafton Music in the Park

Pull up a lawn chair, bring a cooler of beverages and celebrate the long, hot days of summer at the annual Grafton Music in the Park concert series. The Grove Memorial Park becomes a local outdoor music venue every Thursday from June through August as some of the best local musicians take the stage…

Illinois Road Trip Round Up: Great Picnic Spots

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but as we hit the unofficial start of summer, we’re ready to enjoy our state safely. Check-in every Tuesday for an Illinois Road Trip Round-Up on themed topics showcasing eighteen destinations across Illinois. This week, we’re touring some of the…

Where to Find the Best Barn Quilts in Calhoun County

The Calhoun County Barn Quilt Project began in 2008 as a community-based effort to promote and preserve the agricultural and rural heritage of Calhoun County. The county’s unique geography lends itself to agritourism, and the project is geared to stimulate the economy without sacrificing the…

Illinois Road Trip Round Up: Best Fishing Spots

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but as we hit the unofficial start of summer, we’re ready to enjoy our state safely. Check-in every Tuesday for an Illinois Road Trip Round-Up on themed topics showcasing eighteen destinations across Illinois. This week, we’re touring some of the…

Illinois Road Trip Round Up: Farmers Markets Delight the Senses

We’ve been “All In for Illinois” during the pandemic, but as we hit the unofficial start of summer, we’re ready to enjoy our state safely. Check-in every Tuesday for an Illinois Road Trip Round-Up on themed topics showcasing eighteen destinations across Illinois. This week, we’re touring some of the…

What's New at Raging Rivers This Summer

Cool off in the sparkling waters of Raging Rivers Water Park this summer and enjoy fun in the sun, and outdoor time with the kids and family. And raising the level of enjoyment, are new safety and health conscious measures designed to create a safe environment for all. Due to the COVID-19 crisis…