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Annual Rhubarb Festival
Bake sale features more than 2,000 rhubarb pies and other delicious desserts. In addition, there will be a huge craft show (on Saturday only) and flea market, music, food, trolley tours of the town and shopping in the historic district. If you want to be guaranteed an opportunity to sample the rhubarb you should be there by noon. Events take place in downtown Aledo, Illinois. Free Admission. The festival takes place in Aledo, Illinois Hwy. 67 South and Right on Route 17 Aledo, IL. 61231 Call (309) 582-7241 for more information. Admission is free. 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Horse and Buggy Museum
The museum offers agricultural history exhibits and programs from the period 1820-1920 when horses were the man source of power for farming and transportation. With 6000 square feet of display area featuring eight interactive touchscreen kiosks with 80 video clips making Henderson county horse era come alive again. Over 50 equipment pieces are on exhibit.
Lock and Dam #17
This New Boston lock and dam assists with barge navigation on the Mississippi River.
CITY: New Boston
Deerwood Cabin Rentals
Wyatt Earp Birthplace Home
Deputy U.S. Marshal Wyatt Earp, an American hero who helped tame the Wild West, was born in Monmouth in 1848. Visit his birthplace and see historical documents and artifacts that tell the story of this great American hero. Tours by appointment only.
The Alexis Museum houses numerous fascinating displays that depict the early days of the community.
Big River State Forest
Encompassing more than 3,000 acres along the Mississippi River, Big River State Forest is a remnant of woodland that once bordered the vast prairies. The 1½ mile Lincoln Hiking Trail commemorates Abraham Lincoln's march through the area in 1832.
Cruise Night in Maple City
Cruise Night in the Maple City is put on by the Maple City Street Machines Club and is the biggest car show in the Midwest. There are approximately 2000 cars in the show. The show begins at 6 p.m. but the cars are rolling in all day long. Along with the Cruise Night you will enjoy music, entertainment, food vendors and more.
Pine View Cabins
Great weekend get-away. Many trails and Clydesdale horses available for riding. Cabin rentals available.
The founding of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity, the first women's sorority, took place at Holt House, which is open for tours. It was in Ada and Libbie’s bedroom at the Holt home that I.C. Sororities came to life.
Alexis Phelps House
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this home is a great place to watch the river traffic go by. Open by appointment for breakfast, teas, luncheons, receptions and weddings.
Monsanto Learning Center
You're welcome to visit the Monsanto Facility at Monmouth, home to many exciting facets of agricultural research and training.
Delabar State Park
Delabar State Park offers quality outdoor experiences for anglers, hikers, campers, and picnickers. Many of the site's 89 acres are forested with sturdy oak, birch, and hickory trees.
Biggsville's Hotel Lynn
This restored 1902 hotel features four sleeping rooms, kitchen, living room, and meeting rooms with free parking.
Henderson County Conservation Area
Offering camping, picnicking, fishing, boating, and winter sports, the conservation area is about 20 miles southwest of Monmouth and five miles east of the Mississippi River. Group camping also available.
CITY: Little York
Affordable family/fine dining and lounge takes you back to the early 1900s when biplanes and barnstorming were all the rage.
Hawthorn Inn & Suites - Monmouth
The finest acommodations in West Central Illinois, close to downtown area.
Family dining. Mexican cuisine. Dine in or carry out.
Monmouth Soda Works
Serving salads, sandwiches, pies and old-fashioned ice cream treats.
The Riverbed Inn
Small, family oriented facility. Rental available daily and monthly.
Privately-owned restaurant, lounge and bowling alley.
Super 8 Motel - Monmouth
Variety of room styles available including family rooms. National chain.
Diner/coffee shop serving sandwiches and breakfast all day.
Casual dining. Serving Italian style pizza, spaghetti and sandwiches. Banquet room.
Maple City Family Restaurant
American home cooking. Breakfast served all day.
The Brick House
Antiques and collectibles.
Family-owned motel and restaurant close to downtown area.
Genesis Christian Book & Supplies
All types of Christian books and supplies.
Pizza Hut - Monmouth
Serving pizza and pasta. Pizza and salad bar.
Crazy Mary's Pizza
Family-owned diner serving pizza and sandwiches.
Family dining. Mexican cuisine.
This house is the birthplace of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity
Breadeaux Pizza - Monmouth
Take out pizza.
County Market Deli
Deli. Carry out or dine in.
Deli. Carry-out, delivery, or dine-in.
Small, family owned restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Casey's General Store
Convenience store chain with pizza.
Dog Patch Diner
Hot dogs and sandwiches.
New China Buffet - Monmouth
Chinese (Szechwan) cuisine.
Located in the former home of Justus Schlotzhauer, advance man for Ringling Brothers Circus, this museum focuses on local river history.