Discover Nature

Along the Illinois River Road

Explore one of America's most scenic Byways

Travel along 150 miles of the Illinois River Road corridor, which stretches from Ottawa, IL south to Havana. Explore 100 natural and historic sites and numerous unique communities located throughout its 10-county region.

Upcoming Events

Festival 56 presents “I Love a Piano”

November 16 @ 7:30 pm CST

Mountain Dulcimer Workshop

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Hugo Kringle Comes to Tot Time

December 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am CST
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Your next Illinois River Road adventure awaits

Whether you have an afternoon, a day, or long weekend for exploring the Illinois River Road, we have your must-see points of interests planned for you!