Maple Park



The village of Maple Park is situated about 9 miles east of DeKalb and 63 miles west of Chicago. The intersection of Illinois 38 and County Line Road serves as the gateway to this community. Upon visiting Maple Park, you will feel “right at home” with the hometown atmosphere that has been enjoyed by many for over a century. A small town community with great restaurants and a few neat shops to visit as you enjoy the small town feel.


  • Acquaviva Winery

    Kane County's premiere winery, a family owned and operated establishment. The grand Italian-inspired building will host wine tastings of fabulous Acquaviva estate wines as well as additional house blends. Winery fare includes Neapolitan-style pizza bistro with foods paired to accompany the wines; delicious cuisine. Acquaviva will also offer tours of the 30-acre vineyard, orchard, and the wine production floor. Wine is available for purchase on site.

  • Kuiper's Family Farm

    With over 230 acres of beautiful midwest farmland, you can easily spend the whole day on the farm. Apples, pumpkins, corn maze, and Christmas trees.

  • Lincoln Highway Interpretive Mural

    All elements of a bygone era are obvious in the mural's detailed tribute to early gas stations along the highway. This image of a local service station even includes a "ready to serve" attendant.

  • Sycamore Speedway

    Quality car racing on a clay track.



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.