1. DCEO
  2. Why Illinois

Quality of Life

Illinois offers something for everyone.  You can find incredible museums, phenomenal sports teams, world-renowned restaurants, cutting edge theater, and some of the best music anywhere—and that’s just Chicago.

Enjoy history?  Go see the Abraham Lincoln museum or drive down the fabled Route 66.  Enjoy nature?  Go hiking in southern Illinois or visit the Great Rivers region in the west.  You can see more of what we have to offer you at; and

Turning to your health and well-being, you will also find some of the best hospitals in the country here in Illinois.  U.S. News and World Report notes that in 2012, eight Illinois hospitals were nationally ranked in at least two specialties.  Whether at work or play, know that you and your family have numerous, world class options.