• Small Business Saturday

    This Saturday November 26th is a day to celebrate and shop at small businesses in your community. Christmas is fast approaching and all across the Illinois Lincoln Highway there are small businesses where you can find one of a kind gifts for your loved ones.
    Find unique and personalized gifts at Sara Boo Creek in Crest Hill. Find antique kitchenware, home décor, jewelry and so much more at Antiques on State in Geneva.
    Find creative gifts from local crafters at Made Just For You in Sycamore. Find home décor at Carter’s Cottage in DeKalb.
    Find some books and drink coffee ...

  • Cold Weather Got You Down?

    The Illinois Lincoln Highway is a great place to visit this winter. There are so many indoor activities that get you out of the cold and into some fun!
    See a show at a theatre. Paramount Theatre in Aurora has Classic Movie Mondays, all throughout this Holiday season, or watch a production of The Little Mermaid among other events this winter.
    Learn a thing or two at a museum. The Midwest Museum of Natural History in Sycamore has a bunch of exhibits with animals on display from North America, the Ice Age and so much more.
    Take your friends and go gambling. ...

  • Winter Preview

    There are plenty of things to do this winter season on the Lincoln Highway. Here are a few of the many fun events that are taking place.
    Get a head start on Christmas shopping in Frankfort’s 23rd Annual Holiday Craft & Vendor Show on November 12th. This is a great time to find that perfect gift for that special someone.
    Join Mokena for their annual Christmas Fest on November 19th. Enjoy lunch with Santa and crafts in the morning, a Parade of Lights and tree lighting in the evening followed by a family dance.
    Geneva’s Christmas Walk is from ...

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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.