• Shopping

    If you are into crafting then Esther’s Place in Big Rock is a place that you should check out.  You can find felting kits, brim forms, knitting and weaving books, and so much more! For more information visit:  esthersplacefibers.com
     Looking for one of a kind home décor? Then stop by Hummingbird in Genoa.  Find hand painted, reworked vintage furniture, crystal chandeliers, and much more! For more infomation visit:  facebook.com/Hummingbirdboutique1

  • Local Restaurants

    There are many great restaurants along the Illinois Lincoln Highway.  Here are a few that you can choose from.  Going to local restaurants and bars helps the community and gives you a unique experience while traveling.

    Merichka’s Inc. is located in Crest Hill and is a family owned restaurant.  For more information and a menu visit: merichkas.com 
     Hobnobbers is a family friendly restaurant and sports bar in Sycamore.  For more information and a menu visit: hobnobbersrestaurant.com

  • Finding Lincoln

    There are many places to find Abe along the Illinois Lincoln Highway. Here are a few: Path of Conviction, Footsteps of Fate statue in is located in Oregan. The Lincoln Douglas Debate Statue is in Freeport.

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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.