September 27, 2021

Road Trip Spotlight: Matthiessen State Park

Illinois is a beautiful place to explore in the fall, with the changing leaves adding more color to nature spots. If you’re itching for the adventure and relaxation that comes from traveling with your loved ones but don’t want to stray too far from home, visit Matthiessen State Park. Matthiessen State Park is a gorgeous […]

Road Trip Spotlight: Eagle Creek State Park and Wolf Creek State Park

Moderate temperatures and beautiful colors make fall the perfect time to take a road trip around Illinois. Just over an hour away from Lincoln, you’ll find two of the best parks in the area: Eagle Creek State Park and Wolf Creek State Park. Eagle Creek State Park Eagle Creek State Park sits on the coast […]

Tips for Safely Traveling with Your Pets in the Car

On road trips, every family member should be safe, including the furry ones. No matter how comfortable they may seem riding in the car, your pet requires certain measures to protect them. Follow these tips we recommend for safely traveling with your pets in the car. Use proper equipment While it may seem fine to […]

Tips for Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Vehicle

These days, cleaning and disinfecting your vehicle is more important than ever. In order to keep your car clean without harming its surfaces, follow these tips. Use alcohol solutions Alcohol solutions with at least 70 percent alcohol are great for disinfecting your car’s interior. You can use these solutions on almost every surface of your […]

Colorado ZR2 Bison Earns Overland Truck of the Year Title

Overland Journal recently gave out its first-ever Overland Truck of the Year title to the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison. The editors applauded the truck for its impressive off-road capabilities and strength.   Overland Journal looked at six midsize trucks for the competition. The editors drove each truck along paved roads and dirt trails for many […]

Road Trip Spotlight: Garden of the Gods in DMA

Many nature enthusiasts may be familiar with the Garden of the Gods park in Colorado Springs. However, fewer may realize that we here in Illinois have our own Garden of the Gods, located in the Shawnee National Forest. This area makes for a great road trip destinations for Illinois residents and visitors alike. Interesting sandstone […]

The Up-And-Coming 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer

The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer is set to arrive at dealerships soon and will provide an athletic and function option for family road trips. The small SUV features a powerful powertrain, advanced technologies and off-road capability, allowing it to handle your adventures. Sleek exterior The 2021 Trailblazer has a prominent dual-port grille on the exterior, as […]

Local Holiday Celebrations in Illinois

There are plenty of opportunities for you to get into the holiday spirit in Lincoln, Decatur and Springfield, Illinois. Check out these local holiday celebrations, which offer fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. Springfield Christmas Holiday Lights Parade Since 1972, Springfield has been hosting a fantastic parade with great floats and marching bands. […]