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Biggsville's Hotel Lynn
This restored 1902 hotel features four sleeping rooms, kitchen, living room, and meeting rooms with free parking.
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.
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 1-½ mile Lincoln Hiking Trail commemorates Abraham Lincoln's march through the area in 1832.
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.
The Alexis Museum houses numerous fascinating displays that depict the early days of the community.
Deerwood Cabin Rentals
Pine View Cabins
Great weekend get-away. Many trails and Clydesdale horses available for riding. Cabin rentals available.
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 Visit his birthplace and see historical documents and artifacts that tell the story of this great American hero.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.
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.
Lock and Dam #17
This New Boston lock and dam assists with barge navigation on the Mississippi River.
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.
Warren County Historical Museum
This museum features four floors of county-wide historical items and displays.
Henderson County Museum
This museum preserves Henderson County's rural American heritage, with the primary focus of the exhibits on the first half of the 20th century.
Located in the former home of Justus Schlotzhauer, advance man for Ringling Brothers Circus, this museum focuses on local river history.
Monsanto Learning Center
You're welcome to visit the Monsanto Facility at Monmouth, home to many exciting facets of agricultural research and training.
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.
The Riverbed Inn
Small, family oriented facility. Rental available daily and monthly.
A comfortable motel offering rooms with air conditioning and t.V.
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.
Privately-owned restaurant, lounge and bowling alley.
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.
The Brick House
Antiques and collectibles.
Family-owned motel and restaurant close to downtown area.
Hawthorn Inn & Suites - Monmouth
The finest acommodations in West Central Illinois, close to downtown area.
Affordable family/fine dining and lounge takes you back to the early 1900s when biplanes and barnstorming were all the rage.
Crazy Mary's Pizza
Family-owned diner serving pizza and sandwiches.
Monmouth Soda Works
Serving salads, sandwiches, pies and old-fashioned ice cream treats.
Small, family owned restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Super 8 Motel - Monmouth
Variety of room styles available including family rooms. National chain.
Family owned restaurant.
County Market Deli
Deli. Carry out or dine in.
Family dining. Mexican cuisine.
Genesis Christian Book & Supplies
All types of Christian books and supplies.
Breadeaux Pizza - Monmouth
Take out pizza.
Casual dining. Serving Italian style pizza, spaghetti and sandwiches. Banquet room.
Family dining. Mexican cuisine. Dine in or carry out.
Diner/coffee shop serving sandwiches and breakfast all day.
Casey's General Store
Convenience store chain with pizza.
Maple City Family Restaurant
American home cooking. Breakfast served all day.
Small, family-owned restaurant and bar serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
New China Buffet - Monmouth
Chinese (Szechwan) cuisine.
Deli. Carry-out, delivery, or dine-in.
Dog Patch Diner
Hot dogs and sandwiches.
Roseville Lanes Diner
Family-owned restaurant and bowling alley with a banquet facility available.
Mercer County Fair
The Mercer County Fair has been running strong since its first fair in 1853. Today, over 160 years later, the fair is still brings the county and visitors together each July. Enjoy their exhibitions that include livestock, hobbies, antiques, photography, culinary arts, flowers and vegetables. Great family fun!