Illinois

Blowin Through Breese, Illinois

Sitting on my desk is a bottle of Darkest Hour Black Cherry soda that I've been sipping on all morning.  It's the latest creation from the Excel Bottling Co. in...

John Deere Pavilion

There's nothing quite like the view from behind the steering wheel of a giant John Deere tractor.  Each day, people in all corners of the globe climb inside the...

Presidents Day In Springfield, IL

The state of Illinois is crazy about Abraham Lincoln.  Everywhere you look - there's a reference to the 16th President that called the 21st state his home.  Spr...
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Meet The World’s Tallest Man

Standing next to someone or something that towers over me isn't exactly out of the ordinary in my world.  Standing straight, with the right pair of shoes - five...

Largest Wind Chime

On a recent road trip, I couldn't resist the urge to turn off the highway as I glanced at the sign reading "World's Largest Wind Chime" next exit.  I turned...

Lincoln Museum & Home

Standing at the front door of Lincoln's Springfield home SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS - Talk about a day full of history! Any trip to Springfield, Illinois should ...

Home Of Superman

METROPOLIS, ILLINOIS - Who wouldn't jump at the chance for a photo with the biggest Superman statue in the world? In this tiny town just across the Ohio Rive...

Skyview Drive-In

Skyview Drive-In Theater   I was excited to be welcome to the Skyview Drive In in Belleville, Illinois - to help celebrate the 80th anniversary of t...