• Learn About Art

    There are many places to learn art in the Drive Illinois Lincoln Highway region. Here are a few places that you can take classes to learn a skill and impress your friends.
    Learn about different kinds of art at Woodlawn Art Academy in Sterling.  People of all ages can learn about visual arts, music, dance, theatre, domestic arts, culinary arts, healing arts, and literary arts. For more infomation visit: woodlawnartsacademy.com
    Take a class or a workshop at The Art Attack in Sycamore.  Learn about drawing, watercolor, or pottery with their adult and children classes.  For more information visit: sycamoreartattack.org

  • Murals

    Get out and visit the murals this winter!  Be sure to take loads of pictures and to visit other attractions along the way.

  • Valentine's Day

    Head to Downtown Dixon for their Second Saturday’s featuring a Valentine’s Day lineup.  There are plenty to do for an amazing Valentine’s Day.  http://www.discoverdixon.org/event/146-events-arts/2015/02/15/410-second-saturdays.html
    Proceeds of this fundraiser goes to Ashton’s 150th Celebration on June 11-15, 2015.  Tickets are $30 in advanced or $35 at the door.  This includes: dinner, wine glass with complimentary wine sampling tickets, and live entertainment by Burn N’Bush.  Also includes a live auction. http://www.ashtonusa.com
    On February 14that 2pm Garfield Farm 7 Tavern Museum will be holding a lecture and a tour of the museum’s 1842 threshing barn that is going through a restoration.  There is a ...

  • Summer Preview

    It isn’t too early to make plans for family fun this summer.  There are many things to do along the Illinois Lincoln Highway. 
    From June 23rd to June 29th head on over to Geneva for their Annual Swedish Days Festival.  Have a great time with days filled with family fun activities.  For more information visit: genevachamber.com
    Farmers markets are a great way to get fresh fruits and vegetables this summer.  It is also a great place to take the family and to buy local.
    Plan a camping trip in one of the many parks along the Illinois Lincoln Highway.

  • Golf Season

    Gear up for golf season along the Illinois Lincoln Highway.  There are many golf courses to choose from.  Here are a few. 
    Deer Creek Golf Course in University Park.  deercreekgolfcourse.com
    Coyote Run in Flossmoor.  coyoterungolf.com

    Hughes Creek in Elburn.  hughescreek.com
    Deer Valley in Big Rock.  deervalleygc.net 
    Lost Nation Golf Course in Dixon.  lostnationgolf.com
    PrairieView Golf Club in Byron.  prairieviewgolf.com

Back to Blog

Murals

Gazebos

Fun Facts!

  • The first name proposed for the Lincoln Highway was the Coast-to-Coast Rock Highway.
  • By 1927 90% of Americans owned an automobile.
  • The Town of Fulton, Illinois has an authentic, working Dutch windmill.
  • Chicago Heights Illinois is known as The Crossroads of the Nation, because the Lincoln and Dixie Highways intersect.
  • The very first Seedling Mile is located in Malta, Illinois.