Illinois launches new travel guide, app for tourism - – Rockford’s News Leader

Illinois launches new travel guide, app for tourism


Whether travelers are from out of state or looking to make the most out of a "staycation", the Illinois Office of Tourism hopes its new travel guide and app can help.

Featured articles in the updated 2013 Illinois Travel Guide include:

  • Meet the Chefs: a glimpse into the lives of award-winning chefs that call Illinois home
  • Behind the Scenes: a look into Illinois attractions ranging from animals to science experiments
  • Play List: a list of 365 days of activities like skiing, golf, and waterparks
  • Of Mummies and Masterpieces: a guide to museums featuring art, historic items, natural wonders, and more

Along with the guide, a new iPad app offers tips on the go. To download or order a free copy of the guide and for more information on how to download the iPad app, visit


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