Located at the junction of Routes 9 and 24 in the Village of Banner, the Banner Lodge offers a clean, quite, comfortable room with a rustic log cabin motif. Each of our 11 rooms includes cable, wifi, refrigerator and microwave at no additional charge. Best of all our sister property, Read more [...]
An officially designated “Important Birding Area” (IBA), and purchased in the 1980’s by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, this 4,363-acre complex of freshwater marshes, shallow lakes, and deepwater habitat, boasts over 100 individual bodies of water which offer some of Illinois’ most sought after fishing. During hunting seasons Banner Read more [...]
Big Creek Park was the first property purchased by the Canton Park District for park development. A scenic drive winds through the park’s gently rolling, oak-hickory-maple forest, an island amid the adjacent urban thoroughfares. Using your car as a birding blind, you can drive the scenic route that winds through Read more [...]
The Bike Share is a partnership between Graham Health System and the Canton Park District. You can rent a bike at three locations in Canton: Wallace Park, Lakeland Park, and Graham Medical Group. Download the App “Movatic” on your cell phone and you are all set to use the Bike Read more [...]
Written up in Midwest Living magazine, this casual fine dining restaurant is a culinary delight located in an historic, renovated hotel in downtown Canton. Listen to live music in The Parlor lounge while you have a cocktail or craft beer. Then move in to the dining room to feast on Read more [...]
Fresh flowers, unique gift items, florals and wine baskets are available here.
One of the wonderful things about West Central Illinois is that you can take home a bounty of locally grown vegetables, fruits, herbs, honey and jams from the Farmer’s Market in Jones Park in downtown Canton. Sponsored by Canton Main Street, in collaboration with Spoon River College, the Markets have become a Read more [...]
The Canton Harvester Inn offers 32 rooms. All rooms have 2 king beds, 40″ flat screen TV, refrigerator, microwave, free WIFI, and 100% smoke free. Facility offers complimentary full hot breakfast, business center (public computer with printer), fitness center, two conference rooms, close to downtown and shopping.
Make yourself at home in one of the clean, quiet, and comfortable 26 ground floor air-conditioned rooms featuring either 2 queen size or 1 king size bed, refrigerators, microwaves and 42″ flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for you entertainment. Private bathrooms Read more [...]
Located just east of Canton, the 250-acre Canton Lake’s lovely, wooded, 13-mile shoreline has a public campground and boat launch, as well as private residences. Open April 15-October 15, the campground offers full-hookup sites and a restroom/shower facility. A nice sandy beach is conveniently located near the campground. Peoria area Read more [...]
To promote predictable navigation of the Illinois River, the United States and State of Illinois in the 1870s and 1880s constructed locks and dams at Henry, Copperas Creek, LaGrange, and Kampsville. The Copperas Creek Lock and Dam were completed in 1876. The dam raised the river five feet from Copperas Read more [...]
Delight in the aroma of handmade Black Crow Candles, plus primitive home decor, crafts, florals, quilting fabrics and more.
A lovely collection of fine jewelry, but the turn-of-the-century woodwork and display cases are also worth the visit.
Located between Lewistown and the community of St. David, the 440-acre Fulton County Camping and Recreation Area includes 150 cumulative acres of surface water spread throughout a myriad of ponds, sloughs, and lakes. The site is managed by Fulton County for recreational use, which includes camping, fishing, and hiking. The Read more [...]
<p>Gobbler’s Knob is a hunting preserve located in Canton IL, in which you can schedule hunts for Pheasant, Quail, and Chuckar. Please schedule a hunt with Don Deuel this season. Don also trains and sells quality bird dogs.</p>
The Heritage Grand Inn offers 39 rooms. Single, king, double, whirlpool, and Presidential Suite. All rooms have free WIFI, 40″ flat screen TV, refrigerator and microwave and hair dryer. Offers continental hot breakfast, with quest laundry, ATM machine, vending machine and truck parking available. Black Maple Coffee Shop on site. Read more [...]
Hunt through antique treasures, and collectibles and fabulous collectibles.
Measuring nearly 600 acres in size, Canton’s Lakeland Park is a prime example of the possibilities involved in restoring ecological integrity to strip mining sites. Much of the park’s terrain is tallgrass prairie habitat. In those sections which have been allowed to restore themselves, grassland birds such as meadowlark, sparrows, Read more [...]
This adorable shop is filled with primitive home decor, crafts, jewelry and more.
An officially designated Important Birding Area, this complex of wetlands is composed of 5,660 acres with shallow floodplain lakes and bottomland forest habitats. Spring and fall shore birds, great flocks of waterfowl, nesting herons and osprey are all frequently seen. The forested areas, with mature stands of American elm, silver Read more [...]
Snowman’s Reindeer Farm is a magical place to learn and interact with Santa’s reindeer and other fun farm animals. Features include covered and heated barns to visit animals, gift shop, snack bar, visitor center, craft area, outdoor games and lots of cute picture spots. Santa visits between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Discover stunning original fine art, ceramics, unique gifts, jewelry and more.
Nestled along the edge of an old growth oak-hickory forest, Spoon River College lies 4 miles southwest of Canton. It is a public community college and hosts a network of nature trails traversing a 10-acre arboretum. With the Ezra J. Clark outdoor theatre as its centerpiece, Spoon River College Arboretum Read more [...]
Make yourself at home in one of the 32 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Your room comes with a pillow top bed. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, as well as phones with free Read more [...]
Take a step back in time to and order a shake made from homemade ice cream at this fully restored historic soda fountain, delight in handmade candy confections or caramel corn or enjoy soups, sandwiches, wraps and desserts from their kitchen.