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Streator, Illinois is a Hidden Gem on the Prairie

With over 30 pieces of public art, musical acts performing regularly, outdoor adventure and a friendly atmosphere, Streator is your new destination you didn’t know you needed. Just a short ride from Starved Rock State Park resides the community of Streator, Illinois. Conveniently located in the middle of I-39, I-80 and I-55, this quiet surprise on the prairie is filled with worldly and out-of-this-world history. Streator is a perfect place to enjoy an outdoor adventure as it is located just 25 minutes from Starved Rock State Park, one of the most popular destinations in Illinois. Starved Rock features 13 miles of trails to explore and the Illinois River offers fishing, boating, extraordinary views and great places to relax.

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Traveling England During the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

2022 is the year of travel recovery, and while we hope the Queen of England stays in good health, now is the perfect time to travel to the United Kingdom to see Her Majesty, even in person. In this auspicious year, the Queen officially marks her 70 years of service to her country and the commonwealth. This whole year, events will take place throughout the UK to celebrate this rare Platinum Jubilee event. Before you book your trip, read below for a list of the top events through 2022 to attend the royal celebration.

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Experiencing the Quad Cities Coffee Trail

At the end of April, I took advantage of the unusually warm weather to take a day trip to Quad Cities, driving 2 ½ hours from Chicago to explore a new area. I knew exactly how to spend my day there, even though I’d never even passed through. With the help of Quad Cities Coffee Trail, I now had a whole day planned out to experience one of the great loves of my life – coffee! You can also enjoy some of the best treats and drinks in town, and win some great prizes along the way. Read below to discover a few of the featured coffee shops along the trail. 

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