• Fall Colors

    Fall is upon us. Get ready to see the fall colors along the Illinois Lincoln Highway.

  • Corn Maze

    Get lost in a corn maze at Jonamac Orchard in Malta this fall!
    This year’s corn maze honors our local first responders. With the 10-acre corn maze, 3 miles of pathways and two bridges it is sure to be loads of family fun.
    The corn maze is open from September 5th through November 1st on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
    But be warned…. on Friday and Saturday nights in October grab your friends and prepare for a scare at the haunted corn maze.

  • Fall Preview

    Corn mazes, petting zoos, apple cider, changing leaves. Fall in Northern Illinois is quickly coming upon us. Here is a preview of what you can expect this fall.
    Jonamac Apple Orchard in Malta is opening August 19th, so you don’t have to wait long to get your apple donuts! On September 5th-7th is the grand opening weekend of the corn maze.  For more information and directions visit: jonamacorchard.com
    Get a variety of different kinds of apples at Fairhaven Fruit Farm in Thomson. For more information visit:  fairhavenfruitfarm.com
    The Frankfort Fall Festival in historic downtown is happening over Labor Day ...

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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.