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Summerguide
Thursday, May 24, 2012 12:00 am

Go to Rockome Gardens, Arthur and Arcola

Open for the 2012 season, Rockome Gardens is an iconic place that brings back childhood memories for many. Today, under the management of the Rockome Gardens Preservation Inc., the popular tourist ven
Fall Guide
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011 12:00 am
While many are gearing up for the Decatur Farm Progress Show Aug. 30-Sept. 1, lovers of old iron are bent on heading to the former Chanute Air Force Base to see machines built 50 years ago work the so
Travel
Thursday, May 26, 2011 12:00 am

Visit St. James Farm, a place to tour and wonder

Thinking about gardens and summer and checking out new sights and sounds? Why not head north this summer and check out St. James Farm? For years the locals only saw the gate of the lovely farm where t
Travel
Thursday, May 26, 2011 12:00 am

Check out antique cars and Beatles memorabilia before heading on to the natural wonders of the Illinois Ozarks

You can find information about almost any kind of history in the small town of Benton. This is where Charlie Birger, the Prohibition-era criminal, was the last person to be hanged in Illinois, as well
Fall Guide
Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010 12:00 am

Visit the fun and quirky DeMoulin Museum

About an hour and a half south of Springfield, meandering down highway 127 to where it intersects Interstate 70, is the town of Greenville. According to the town fathers it has been hailed as “a
Summerguide
Thursday, May 27, 2010 12:00 am

For a memorable summer, take these day trips close to home

The sun is shining, the sky is blue and it’s time for summer family fun. Pack for a picnic and head out in the car for a fun day under the Illinois sky. Let Illinois Times and a black ribbon of

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