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Whiteside County

Arthur's Garden Deli - Sterling

2312 East Lincolnway
Sterling, IL
Established in 1977 and voted "best place for lunch" in 2005 by local diners. Deli sandwiches, soups, stuffed potatoes, salad…
Published in Cafes and Delis
Lee County

Amboy City Park Wood Carvings

East Main Street
Amboy, IL 61310
More than 30 tree trunk wood carvings (with more being planned), including the three U.S. Presidents from Illinois (Reagan, Lincoln,…
Published in Community Parks
Lee County

Veteran's Memorial Park

Illinois Route 2 West
Dixon, IL 61021
Dedicated to all veterans of military service, this new memorial park includes a fountain, flags, Lest We Forget arbor, and…
Lee County

Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home & Visitors Center

816 Hennepin Avenue
Dixon, IL 61021
Tour the home that the Reagan family resided in from 1920-1923, which has been completely restored. Meander through the Visitor…
Lee County

Rogers Hunting Club, Inc

727 Maytown Road
Ohio, IL 61349
Experience Country Hunting, not too far from the city. Public hunting and memberships for pheasant, quail, chuckar partridge, Hungarian partridge,…
Published in Hunting and Guides
Lee County

Plum Hollow Recreation Center

1933 IL Route 26
Dixon, IL 61021
It's more than a bowling alley! Plum Hollow Recreation Center is not your Father's old bowling alley. They offer 24…
Lee County

Page Park Boat Ramp

1 Page Park Drive
Dixon, IL
Parking lot, boat launches, canoe access, fishing. along with the following: Emma Hubbs Tennis Courts with clubhouse Picnic shelter Al…
Whiteside County

Midway Drive-In Theater

91 Palmyra Road
Sterling, IL 61081
The landmark Midway Drive In located between Dixon and Sterling IL  features state of the art digital projection and sound…
Lee County

Ruth Edwards Nature Center at Lowell Park

2114 Lowell Park Road
Dixon, IL
Located within Lowell Park, the Ruth Edwards Nature Center is open to the public and a great place to start…
Lee County

Lost Nation Golf Club

6931 South Lost Nation Road
Dixon, IL 61021
Located near the historic villages of Dixon and Oregon, Illinois — about 75 minutes west of Chicagoland — is Lost…
Published in Golf
Lee County

H.I. Lincoln Building

136 North Elm Street
Franklin Grove, IL 61031
A cousin of Abraham Lincoln, Henry Isaac Lincoln, built this historic building. Stop in and learn the history of the…
Lee County

Green River State Wildlife Area

375 Game Road
Harmon, IL
2,565 acres, restrooms, parking, dump station, camping, hiking, horse trails, and hunting.   Hunting information --> https://www2.illinois.gov/dnr/Parks/Activity/Pages/GreenRiver.aspx The Green River State…
Lee County

Dixon Welcome Center

87 S Hennepin Ave
Dixon, IL 61021
Visit the Dixon Welcome Center for area tourist information, brochures and maps. Dixon gifts and souvenirs, Ronald Reagan history and…
Lee County

Dixon Boat Ramp

1485 Fellows Avenue
Dixon, IL
Boat launches, canoe access, fishing.
Lee County

Custer Avenue Boat Dock

2000 West First Street
Dixon, IL
Parking lot, boat launches, canoe access, fishing.
Lee County

Chaplin Creek Village

1715 Whitney Road
Franklin Grove, IL
Founded and supported by the Franklin Grove Area Historical Society, Chaplin Creek Village is an evolving, full-scale historical restoration project…
Lee County

Reagan Peace Park

Galena Avenue and Second Street
Dixon, IL 61021
Reagan Peace Park includes a 20 ft tall sculpture entitled Wings of Peace and Freedom donated by Bulgarian artist, Nick…
Lee County

Dixon Veterans Memorial Arch

Galena Avenue & Rt 2
Dixon, IL
Since 1919, this lighted historic memorial arch on Galena Avenue in Dixon has honored the veterans of war. The arch…
Lee County

Old Settlers Log Cabin

115 Lincoln Statue Drive
Dixon, IL 61021
Built in 1894, the Old Settler’s Log Cabin was built as a lasting tribute to the area's early settlers. 1969,…
Lee County

Mormon Plaque

59 S. East Avenue
Amboy, IL 61310
The Amboy Conference was the setting of the official "re-organization" of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints…
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