• Vintage Shop Hop 2017

    The Vintage Shop Hop is taking place March 3rd and 4th. There are over 300 participating shops throughout Northern Illinois and Wisconsin. 
    If you are planning on making a trip out of it there are plenty of lodging options available.
    List of participating cities:
    Oswego
    Plainfield
    Rochelle
    Sterling
    Cortland
    DeKalb
    Genoa
    Sycamore
    Dixon
    Byron
    Geneva
    St. Charles
    Batavia
    Find a more detailed map as well as shop open times on the Vintage Shop Hop website or Facebook page. The list of participating shops and cities may change.

  • Signature Attractions

    Check out our latest Youtube video on Signature Attractions along the Illinois Lincoln Highway!

  • Enjoy Nature This Spring

    As the weather warms up, appreciate the great outdoors along the Illinois Lincoln Highway this spring.
     
    The Fabyan Japanese Gardens in Geneva is a great place to appreciate nature and see a Japanese styled garden.

    Hike along the Old Plank Road Trail, a 22 mile long paved trail that goes through Joliet, New Lenox, Frankfort, Matteson, Richton Park, Park Forest and Chicago Heights.
    See the Blackhawk Statue as you hike in Lowden Park in Oregon.

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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.