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Weinberg-King State Park
William Creek meanders through this park, providing habitat for an abundance of wildlife. Set in 770 acres of rolling terrain and steep hillsides, Weinberg-King is popular in winter for its cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.
The Country Star
This furnished 2-bedroom farm house provides the luxuries of the quiet life, just outside of Nauvoo, IL. Enjoy over 100 acres, pond, walking trails, and even a barn for your horses.
Blandin House Museum
This two-story brick home, owned by town founder Joseph Blandin, is said to have been visited by Abraham Lincoln during his 1858 campaign against Stephen Douglas. The museum features artifacts from Blandinsville's rich history.
Twin Oaks Golf Course
This nine-hole golf course offers cart rentals.
Kibbe Hancock Museum
The majority of this large collection of historic artifacts was donated by Dr. Alice Kibbe. The collection now includes Civil War and Indian artifacts, fashion items dating from 1840 to 1920, fossils, rocks, and geodes, and other historic artifacts from around Hancock County.
The Carthage Jail was the site of the martyrdom of Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum on June 27, 1844. Joseph and Hyrum with two companions were imprisoned here. A mob broke into the jail and killed them and injured severly one of their companions. Today the restored jail and visitors center and memorial gardens are open to visitors daily.
Kibbe Hancock Heritage Museum
The majority of this large collection of historic artifacts were donated by Dr. Alice Kibbe. The collection now includes Civil War and Indian artifacts, fashion items dating from 1840 to 1920, fossils, rocks, geodes, and other historic artifacts from around Hancock County. Recently acquired was the entire collection of the Illinois Funeral Customs Museum; part of which is on exhibit.
Prairie Winds Motel
The Prairie Winds Motel is conveniently located 1 mile west of Carthage, IL on US 136. Clean, comfortable, and affordable, the Prairie Winds Motel has free high speed internet, truck parking and weekly rates available.
Bergman Farm Supply
Bergman Farm Supply store in Carthage specializing in cattle holding and handling equipment, small seeds, livestock supplies, boots and more.
Crooked Creek Gallery
Crooked Creek Gallery is located in the old Sheriff's home and jail built in 1865. The past Home of cattle rustlers and horse thieves now houses fine art, jewelry, paintings and photography. Jail tours are also available.
Whether you stop by after work to join in on the banter around the "u" shaped bar or come for breakfast, lunch or dinner you are sure to enjoy your time at the Double Deuce located in Carthage. Serving home cooked meals daily with affordable prices and a wide variety of menu options to please any appetite.
Fitz Randolph House Inn
This brick Italianate style home was built by Dr. James (Fitz) Randolph in 1873. Dr. Randolph was a medical doctor and then entered the mercantile business. He was a state legislator and on the board of Trustees of Carthage College. Unfortunately he died shortly after the home was completed and his wife was forced to take in washing and rent rooms in order to retain ownership of her home. The second owner, Mary Alice Curts-Black purchased the home in 1894 and did an extensive renovation including adding the porches. Ernest Coeur was the third owner (1943) followed by his son, Dr. James Coeur (1973) who did additional updates. Karol and Steve Carr purchased the home in 2007 and established Fitz Randolph House Inn as a Bed and Breakfast in 2008 after major renovations. The home now features 5 guest suites in addition to the two parlors, dining room, reception room and owners' suite.
The Wright Place
The Wright Place offers home cooked meals, banquet facilities for up to 130 guests, breakfast served all day along with fresh pies daily. BBQ Ribs and fresh cut ribeye steaks on Fridays.
The historic Wood Inn has been in operation under the same name since 1891. Now the main attraction besides the great food is the famous "wood chips." They are also known for great burgers, tenderloins and steaks. Located just off the NW corner of the square in Carthage.
Country Pastimes offers a wide range of gifts for all ages. Whether you're searching for the perfect birthday surprise or a memorable wedding gift. A vast array of choices can be found with seasonal merchandise and new products daily make Country Pastimes a unique destination for all.
Vintage, antique, primitive and new furniture, home decor, jewelry and glassware. Located on the South side of the Carthage Square.
The Flower Shop- Java House
The Flower Shop- Java House is located on the North side of the historic Carthage Square. The Flower Shop carries a full array of flowers and gifts for any occasion. The Java House offers coffee, lattes, teas and smoothies in a homey relaxed atmosphere.
Lake Hill Winery
Lake Hill Winery was built, not only to be a winery, but to be a gathering place and have the ability to hold a wide variety of functions. Besides the wine production, there is a tasting room bar, a small gift shop, and two banquet rooms. The first is the barrel room, which holds 100 people. This room is typically booked for smaller events such as reunions, rehearsal dinners, showers, company parties, birthday parties, etc. The other banquet room is the main hall. With two levels, capacity for over 400 people, a 160" TV/projector, and two bars, this room is capable of accommodating almost any event.
Carthage Jail & Visitor's Center
Built of native yellow limestome from 1839-1841, this was the site where Mormon leader, Joseph Smith Jr. and his brother were killed by an angry mob on June 27, 1844, resulting in the Mormons' famous trek west that led to the founding of Salt Lake City, UT.
Kibbe Hancock Heritage Museum
This impressive collection includes Civil War and Indian artifacts, fashion items circ 1840-1920, fossils, rocks, geodes and other historic Hancock County aritfacts. New to the museum are the Funeral Customs display and the "Lincoln: Making of the Man" display. The majority of the collection was generously donate by Dr. Alice Kibbe.
Gold Hills Golf Club
Rolling hills make up this 18-hole golf course. Carts, a driving range and a putting green are available.
Argyle Lake State Park
Find serenity at this beautiful 1700-acre wooded park situated along an old stagecoach route between Galena and Beardstown. Featuring 95-acre Argyle Lake, the park is home to countless beaver dams and more than 200 bird species and 5 miles of hiking and biking trails.
Ferris Feedlot Cafe
The Ferris Feedlot Cafe is located just 4 miles north of Carthage, IL. Dining, catering and banquet rooms are available, along with great daily specials. Every Sunday enjoy the bruch buffet at the Ferris Feedlot Cafe.
Ocean Farm is working to make a harmonious place where nature and agriculture complement each other. A contour strip rotation uses corn, soybeans, oats, alfalfa, and buckwheat. 56 acres are used in the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program.
The Golden Windmill was built in 1872, and is the only smock mill that still has its original stones and gears in place. Today it is home to the Windmill Museum and gift shop.
River Park Getaway
A genuine getaway. Perfect river view, charming interior, queen bed & hide a bed couch, sundeck.
La Harpe Historical Society Museum
The museum houses a podium and pew that President Lincoln spoke at in 1858. There is also an area devoted to Charles Duryea, inventor of the gasoline automobile, as well as local artifacts and a genealogy section.
Small, family-owned restaurant and bar serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Family owned restaurant.
60 rooms including 2 Jacuzzi suites, indoor pool, hot tub, and free continental breakfast. All major credit cards accepted.
Macomb Days Inn
144 rooms, full service restaurant, lounge, truck parking, cable and coin laundry. All major credit cards accepted.
Super 8 - Macomb
Affordable rooms with continental breakfast, cable TV, and large vehicle parking.
Macomb Holiday Inn Express
50 rooms with indoor pool and hot tub. Free continental breakfast and small meeting space available.
47 affordable rooms with free parking and restaurants nearby.
Inselhaus Bed & Breakfast
Inselhaus, one of the finest local turn of the century homes, offers beautiful bed & breakfast accommodations, private dining, and special occasion facilities in the heart of Macomb.
Olson Conference Center (Residence Hall)
Dorm-style housing at very affordable rates.
Western Illinois University Union Motel
Super 8 Motel - Macomb
Super 8 chain.
Holiday Inn Express - Macomb
Holiday Inn chain.
Days Inn - Macomb
Days Inn chain.
Western Illinois University Agricultural Department
Explore the Allison Research and Demonstration area, which has historically been farmed without the use of pesticides and limited amounts of commercial fertilizer. The university also has a bull and ram test station.
Museum Of Geology
This museum features earth science displays.
University Art Gallery
This Western Illinois University gallery is dedicated to the study of culture and the arts.
Historic Barn Tours
Four different self-guided driving tours pass 30 historic country barns, ranging in style from double valley, cross gable and gambrel, to stick and round.
McDonough County Courthouse
This historical courthouse, built in 1872 for $155,000 and still in use today, features its original stone, brick and walnut detail.
Western Illinois Museum
See a regional collection of artifacts, historical documents and memorabilia representing Western Illinois history.
Jackson Street Pub
Pub with pool table.
Pagliai's Pizza in Macomb
Family restaurant with great pizza.
Aurelio's Pizza - Macomb
Family restaurant with pizza and sandwiches.
Ponderosa Steakhouse - Macomb
Steakhouse includes seafood and buffet.
Red Ox Restaurant
Varied menu featuring steaks, chops and seafood.
Diamond Dave's Mexican Restaurant
Casual Mexican-American dining for the whole family. Enjoy one of the 14 flavors of margaritas.
Vitale's Restaurant & Pizzeria
Italian food and pizza.
Fine dining with Southern flair.
Sullivan Taylor Coffee House
Specializing in flavored coffees, danish and soups.
Lakeview Nature Center
Borders Spring Lake Park and is habitat for deer, turkey, fox, geese, beaver and coyotes. Trails and educational programs offered.
Horn Field Campus
Rustic setting available for retreats, picnics, camps, nature studies or a team course.
Spring Lake Park
Spring Lake Park in Macomb, IL. has three different singletrack trails ranging in intermediate to difficult. At 10 miles in length this park has a nice smattering of everything an adrenaline junky would want. The trails here are tight in some spots with a few ladder bridges, log piles and even a teeter-totter, and the hills just keep coming with jumps that make you feel weightless.
Macomb Park District
12 parks that offer diverse activities. Fishing, picnics, baseball diamonds, volleyball courts, hiking trails and playgrounds.
Ball Fore Family Entertainment Center
All types of family fun. Miniature golfing, driving range, batting cages, ice skating, in-line skating and archery.
Nostalgia Decorating Co.
Fine home interior decorations. China, crystal, Christmas ornaments, cooking ingredients, candles and pictures.
Gold and silver jewelry. Diamonds and assorted ring settings. Fine china and crystal.
No Place Like Home
Country home furnishings. Candles, cooking ingredients, pictures. Enjoy our coffee of the day while you shop.
Chelsea's Hallmark Gold Crown Store
Cards, collectibles, gifts, Precious Moments, Yankee candles, wedding, anniversary, Department 56. Gifts for all occasions.
Engraving by Lin
Engraving plaques, trophies, and name plates.
The Wood Shed
Choose your furniture wood, style, size, and hand mixed color. No particle board. Surprisingly moderate prices.
New Copperfield's Book Service
Adult, youth, and children's books. Special orders available.
Western Illinois University shirts, caps, and sweatshirts. St. Louis Rams Training Camp T-shirts and caps.
Unique clothing for petite, misses, and plus sizes.
Harry Mussatto Golf Course
This scenic 18-hole course has a driving range, putting green and golf cart rentals.
Macomb Country Club
This beautiful 18-hole course offers rental carts and a driving range.
Gazebo Art Festival
The Gazebo Art Festival is held on the outdoor grounds of Chandler Park in downtown Macomb! This setting is a wonderful place for the public to view art, chat with artist and enjoy live performances and music from the Al Sears Jazz Music Festival. There will also be activities and fun for children!
Al Sear Jazz Festival
The Al Sears Jazz Festival is an annual jazz festival that takes place in the Fall in Chandler Park. Free to the public, enjoy great music all three days with music also Saturday evening. More information can be found at the Al Sears Jazz Festival Website.
Wispering Oaks Campground
Enjoy camping close to Nauvoo & Quincy. Swimming & fishing at an affordable price.
Adams County Fair
Held annually at the Mendon Fairgrounds outside of Quincy, IL. 2014 dates are from July 29-Aug 4th. For more information, contact the office at 217-936-2230. The County Fair includes a carnival, grandstand events, and horse shows every day. Livestock exhibitors and domestic arts exhibits. Admission: $7 Thurs, Fri, Sun, & Tues. $10 Sat, Mon, & Wed.
Nauvoo Grand Bed and Breakfast
This turn-of-the-century home has been transformed into Nauvoo's only luxury accommodations, offering the grace and intimacy of Victorian times. Perched on a gentle rise, it is surrounded by vineyards and is across the street from Illinois' oldest winery.
Scenic Country Getaway- 5 minutes from downtown Nauvoo Private room, homecooked breakfast and baked goods.
Nauvoo Vacation Condo's
Enjoy home away from home in the new Nauvoo Vacation condos in historic Nauvoo. Full kitchen and laundry facilities.
Spectacular view of the river, beautiful home with antique furnishings, 2 fireplaces and pianos.
Beautiful Prussian built home, now an elegant bed & breakfast with the original stone & wood floors.
Beautiful landscaped, clean rooms, with cable t.V., Walking distance from Temple Square
Nauvoo Family Motel
Indoor pool & whirlpool; fireplace & jacuzzi suites.
Nauvoo State Park
Offers a timbered nature trail, a small prairie plot, and a quiet fishing lake on its 148 acres.
Baxter's Vineyard and Winery
Baxter's Winery is the oldest winery in Illinois. Homemade arts and crafts, wine tastings, Carol's Pies and tours are available at Baxter's.
Nauvoo Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The Nauvoo Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was rebuilt in Nauvoo, one of the early settlements of the Mormon people. The structure is 150 ft tall and overlooks the Mississippi River. The temple was reconstructed on the site of the original, which was built between 1841 and 1846. The temple is a beautiful building and a "must-see" when visiting Nauvoo. The interior is not open to visitors, however gardens on the grounds and stunning exterior architecture bring visitors to the top of the bluffs to see the structure.
Covering history from Quashquema to present, visitors will see items of Dr. John Weld, pioneer physician. Rooms of this Greek revival style home circa 1837 feature artifacts covering Nauvoo's long rich history. A 900-piece arrow-head collection, a river history display, pioneer artifacts, copies of Joseph and Hyrum's death masks, 1895 wedding garments, old Nauvoo business artifacts and photos spanning over 100 years of Nauvoo history on display.
Located in the Nauvoo State Park next to the oldest vineyard of Nauvoo, this original brick home highlights an Abraham Lincoln room, quilt room, Icarian room, Victorian parlor, toy and doll antiques, summer kitchen and original underground arched wine cellar. View antiques of local families and churches. Most recent donations are Bibles, a spinning wheel, and the framed Lincoln prints of Lane K. Newberry.
Joseph Smith Historic Site
The Joseph Smith Historic Site retells the story of the Latter Day Saint movement in Nauvoo during the early 1840s. Within the Visitor Center, guests will find original paintings of Nauvoo by David Hyrum Smith as well as other artifacts and information about the city and its people. Guided walking tours begin at the Visitors Center, starting with a short film and continuing through the Smith family's homes.
One of America's finest and most popular outdoor pageants. Original music, professional quality actors and colorful costumes will provide an unforgettable 1800's experience. The Nauvoo Pageant is presented on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. This amazing performance will begin at 8:30p.m. Also enjoy free family pioneer games and concessions prior to the performance at 7:00p.m.
Nauvoo Family Inn & Suites
Nauvoo Family Inn is a welcoming place. We want you to get the most out of your family vacation or Nauvoo wedding without stressing over your hotel situation. Check out our Rooms page for hotel amenities and room options. From our standard rooms with 2 queen beds, to our fully equipped family suites or bunk rooms; we are sure to accommodate families and groups of any size. We aren't just any old traditional family inn. We also provide an indoor heated swimming pool and additional services such as an on-site restaurant in a country style setting.
Located in Nauvoo's Historic Downtown District the Woodruff Hotel welcomes its guests into the original 1871 Temple House building. Recognized in the National Registry of Historic Places, and standing high among the city's revered landmarks, this special Nauvoo hotel is named after one of Nauvoo's early distinguished and beloved residents. . . Wilford Woodruff.
Camp Nauvoo is a great place to stay for your visit to Historic Nauvoo. They are situated on the Mississippi River bluff on 30 acres of land - plenty of space. They are located just 1.2 miles from the historic area of Nauvoo and 1.4 miles from the LDS Temple. Camp Nauvoo is ideal for church youth gatherings, family reunions, weddings, RVing, retreats, tenting and many other activities.
The winding walnut staircase leads you to the eight beautifully restored guest rooms. Two suites have ample room for the entire family. Six others with queen or full size beds. Enjoy all the modern luxuries in historic ambiance. All rooms feature private bath, phone, cable TV, and free wireless Internet access. The Hotel Nauvoo is located in the heart of all of Nauvoo's attractions; within one block from Nauvoo's city park and walking distance from downtown shops, historic Nauvoo, and Nauvoo's Temple Square. The Hotel is also only a short walk from the Nauvoo Pageant. There is plenty of off street parking and all rooms are non-smoking, AAA approved, comfortable, and extra clean. We have a hospitality area, and use the highest quality mattresses to help ensure a good night's sleep.
Nauvoo Dairy Sweet RV Park
The RV Park and Campground is a seasonal RV park and campground featuring 28 pull-through RV sites, tent sites, free WiFi and showers, laundry facilities and Peter’s Place, a full service restaurant.
Nauvoo Log Cabins
Capture the Spirit of Pioneering in a Log Cabin! Choose from state of the art new cabins or feel the history and listen to the stories from the rustic old logs in an authentic hand hewn Pioneer Log Cabin home. These cabins will capture your heart and kindle your spirit.