The highly coveted guide is a staple amongst our 21 counties. Covering a diverse mixture of urban and rural attractions, outdoor places, eateries, shops, etc., we have arranged the sections by traveler’s interest, color coded the sections by regions and made it visually fun with informative text.
Discover Downstate Illinois covers more ground than any other Convention and Visitor’s Bureau in the State of Illinois. We represent 21 counties stretching from the Mississippi River east of St. Louis, MO to the Wabash River west of Vincennes, IN. We are both rural and urban, allowing guests to enjoy big city life and simple, country treasures – all at once!