Geneva

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From its Victorian “painted ladies” along brick-accented streets to the tree-lined shopping district, Geneva is a community with flair. The “Third Street Shops” are a shopper’s delight and the many, delicious types of cuisine offered by Geneva's restaurants will tempt your tastebuds. Activity abounds on the bike trails that line the the Fox River in this charming, historic town.

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  • Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden

    Both located in the Fabyan Forest Preserve, 200 acres along the Fox River in Geneva and once part of George and Nelle Fabyan's private estate.

  • Fabyan Windmill

    The 68-foot windmill orginally built by Louis Blackhaus between 1850-1860, then purchased by Colonel George Fabyan and moved to his estate.

  • Geneva History Center

    We offer award winning educational programs and professional exhibits that makes the Geneva History Center a source of great community pride.

  • Herrington Inn & Spa

    Nestled on the banks of the Fox River, the Herrington Inn & Spa offers the charm and warmth of a fine European Inn & Spa combined with the services and amenities of a luxury hotel. An award-winning restaurant and eight conference rooms make this an ideal location for meetings and banquets. Come see why guests return to the Herrington Inn & Spa again and again.

  • Kane County Cougars Class A Baseball Team

    Class A Affiliate of Arizona Diamondbacks, this organization remains one of the top-drawing clubs across all of Minor League Baseball in terms of attendance.

  • Lincoln Highway Interpretive Gazebo

    One in a series of 16, featuring enclosed display panels depicting exciting stories and intriguing graphics.

  • Lincoln Highway Interpretive Mural

    In this mural, discover many amenities Geneva offered the motoring public in the early days of the highway, including one of the first traffic lights and a motorcycle policeman.

  • Proud Fox Gallery

    Bringing beauty and interest to life through quality custom framing and extraordinary fine art, ranging from original works, limited editions, open edition prints and posters.

  • The Little Traveler

    This historic mansion features 36 rooms filled with treasures from around the world, unbelievable specialty items and gourmet foods are available. Wonderful dining in the Atrium Cafe. Ask about afternoon tea on Thursdays and Saturdays.

  • Verve on Third Gallery

    Verve on Third is an eclectic, whimsical art gallery featuring over 150 artists including Sticks, Storypeople, Motawi Tile, and much more.

  • Geneva Comfort Inn & Suites

    Complimentary amenities; hot breakfast, wireless internet, indoor pool, whirlpool and free parking. Meeting space available.

  • Herrington Inn & Spa

    Nestled on the banks of the Fox River, the Herrington Inn & Spa offers the charm and warmth of a fine European Inn & Spa combined with the services and amenities of a luxury hotel. An award-winning restaurant and eight conference rooms make this an ideal location for meetings and banquets. Come see why guests return to the Herrington Inn & Spa again and again.

  • Oscar Swan Country Inn

    Historic, beautiful bed and breakfast on an eight acre estate with gorgeous gardens and outdoor pool. Delicious breakfasts and personal spa experiences. Indoor and outdoor receptions and private parties can be accommodated. Relax and enjoy this historic, beautiful bed & breakfast on an eight acre estate with gorgeous gardens and outdoor pool. Recall days gone by, wake to delicious breakfast aromas or arrange a personal spa experience. Indoor and outdoor receptions and private parties.

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Gazebos

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.