• Winter Fun

    When the snow starts to fly… the fun starts.
    Go snowmobiling in Morrison Rockwood State Park, or skiing in Castle Rock State Park. 

    Warm up at Pickwick Tea Room’s Holiday High Tea, in Frankfort, Wednesdays thru Saturday in December. On Sunday December 14th, have tea with Santa.
    See the Midwest Museum of Natural History decorated with over 20 Christmas trees during the month of December. That is decorated by businesses and non-profits. Go on Tuesdays or Thursdays and enjoy a free make-and-take winter themed crafts. Saturdays get free hot chocolate with admission and Wednesdays are free days.

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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.