Tour & Taste Route 24

1 | Washington

  • Peddler’s Way Quilt Company
  • 127 Peddler’s Way An eclectic and fun quilt shop/online store all about creating a “feel good” experience. Stop by to see what hidden gems you can find!

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  • Step Back in Time
  • 116 N Main Street This family-owned store has 3 floors to explore with over 45 unique dealers that offer new and used home decor, furniture, antiques, vintage items, and collectibles


2 | Eureka

  • Ronald Reagan Museum
  • 300 E College Ave A collection of objects donated by President Reagan over the course of 40+ years!


3 | El Paso

  • Comlara Park
  • 13001 Recreation Area Dr, Hudson, IL


4 | Gridley

  • Gridley Telephone Museum
    318 N Center St
    Call to schedule a tour!
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  • Sweet Treat Supply
    207 E 3rd St
    They carry a complete line of candy making and cake decorating supplies to fulfill all of your baking needs!
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5 | Chenoa

6 | Fairbury

  • Brand’s Martial Arts
    122 W Locust St
    Whether you’re interested in self-defense or fitness, Brand’s Martial Arts has the program for you!

  • Dave’s Supermarket
    120 S 3rd St
    A family owned & operated full-service grocery store dedicated to ‘WOW’ing customers since 1950!
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  • Fairbury Echoes Museum
    126 W Locust St
    Their mission is to preserve and promote historically significant information and items related to Fairbury and the surrounding area!
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  • Fairbury Furniture
    100 W Locust St
    Your go-to place for all of your furniture needs. While you’re there, be sure to check out the WC Market for gifts and home decor!
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  • Fugate Woods Nature Preserve
    23150-23898 E 1000 N Rd or accessible from the walking trail
    This natural area contains more than 150 acres of native timber and restored prairie. Visitors are invited to hike the serene grounds and trails, rich in wildlife and native plants!


7 | Forrest

  • Railroad Depot
    Call the Village of Forrest at (815) 657-8226 to schedule a tour!
  • Knapp Kitchens
    202 W Krack St
    Luxury custom cabinetry at affordable prices!
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8 | Chatsworth

  • Community Connection of Central Illinois
    404 E Locust St
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  • Community Connection Shoppe
    404 E Locust St
    A one-of-a-kind shoppe that works with local farms, businesses, and artists to provide organic products, homemade meals, and unique, handmade creations
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  • Timber & Fieldstone
    300 E Locust St
    A home decor and gift store specializing in unique vintage finds, modern farmhouse styles and everyday/seasonal home decor
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9 | Piper City

  • Library & Harness Shop Gallery
    39 W Main St

10 | Gilman

  • Butterfield Trail State Recreation Area
  • 1219 E 1700 N Rd


  • Inside Out Gilman
  • 226 North Central St Inside Out is located in a 125 year-old building, filled with lots of character and great ambiance from the original tin ceiling to the original hardwood floors.


11 | Crescent City

  • Artisan Well
  • Located just outside of Crescent City is a local Artisan well situated on the south side of Highway 24 and by a historical marker for the Butterfield Trail. The old Butterfield Trail was one of the main routes from East Central Illinois to the Chicago area.


12 | Watseka

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