Tour & Taste Route 24

Tour Route 24's Shops, Restaurants & Businesses


Communities large & small on Route 24 have a lot to offer!  Discover everything from community attractions to quaint specialty shops, a wide variety of restaurants, and reliable businesses that help keep our communities thriving. You can also pick up a Tour & Taste brochure at your local Casey’s General Store!

*We are in the process of renewing sponsorships and finding new businesses, so be sure to check back regularly!*

1 | Washington

  • 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, vintagage items, and collectibles.
    Website | Facebook

2 | Eureka

  • Ronald Reagan Museum
    300 E College Ave
    A collection of objects donated by President Reagan over the course of 40+ years!
    Website | Facebook
  • Braker’s Market
    1183 County Rd 900 N
    A family-owned specialty grocery store
    Website | Facebook
  • Uncle Bob’s Homemade Ice Cream
    409 E Center St
    Homemade ice cream…what more can we say?
    Website | Facebook

3 | El Paso

  • Comlara Park
    13001 Recreation Area Dr, Hudson, IL
  • Dabble About
    49 W Front St
    A fun and creative art studio for all ages!
    Website | Facebook

4 | Gridley

  • Gridley Telephone Museum
    318 N Center St
    Call to schedule a tour!
    Website | Facebook
  • Common Grounds Cafe & Pie Shop
    102 W Gridley Road
    A community based local cafe & coffee shop – be sure to check out their community room!
    Website | Facebook
  • 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!
    Website | Facebook

5 | Chenoa

  • Route 66 Trail
  • Crossroads Cafe 
    102 E Cemetery Ave
    A cute coffee cafe that loves their community!
    Website | Facebook

6 | Fairbury

  • Antiques & Uniques
    105 W Locust St
    Quaint shop with 3,000 sq ft of antiques!
  • Dave’s Supermarket
    120 S 3rd St
    A family owned & operated full-service grocery store dedicated to ‘WOW’ing customers since 1950!
    Website | Facebook
  • 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!
    Website | Facebook
  • Heart’s Desire Antiques and Accents
    805 E Oak St St
    A quaint shop with a huge selection of antiques, gifts, accessories, home decor, and more!
    Website | Facebook
  • Hoffman’s Little Acres
    5066 N 2400 E Rd
    Bringing back the “good ol’ days” with natural, delicious, home-grown farm food & be sure to check out their handcrafted goat milk soap!
    Website | Facebook
  • Kilgus Farmstead
    21471 E 670 N Rd
    Be sure to check out their on-farm creamery and Country Store, or book a tour to learn more about their practices and products!
    Website | Facebook
  • Prairieland Designs
    218 W Locust St
    Let Prairieland Designs help you turn your dream home into a reality! 
    Website | Facebook
  • The Spotted Owl
    301 W Oak St
    A cute store specializing in women’s clothing that also carries home decor and unique gifts
    Website | Facebook
  • Turning Point Therapies
    215 W Locust St
    They provide each patient with individualized care to help restore patients to the highest level of functionality in the shortest amount of time
    Website | Facebook 

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!
    Website | Facebook

8 | Chatsworth

  • Central IL Connection Center
    404 E Locust St
    Website | Facebook
  • 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
    Website | Facebook

9 | Piper City

  • Library & Harness Shop Gallery
    39 W Main St
  • Ne’s Place
    19 S Green St
    Good food, good friends, good times! A homestyle, small town restaurant

10 | Gilman

  • Butterfield Trail State Recreation Area
    1219 E 1700 N Rd
  • The Gathering/Front Porch Cafe
    931 S Crescent St
    A fun specialty shop & cafe that sells a variety of items

11 | Crescent City

  • Artesian Well

12 | Watseka

  • Courthouse Museum
    103 West Cherry
    Website | Facebook
  • Kathy Blunk Watercolors
    112 East Walnut Street Suite C
    Your place to go for all things unique, including handmade jewelry, watercolor paintings, clothing, gifts, and more!
    Website | Facebook
  • Main Street Gifts
    106 E Walnut St
    The area’s leading gift shop offering a wide variety of items
    Website | Facebook
  • The Jefferson House Airbnb
    A 3 bedroom, 2 bath just minutes from downtown Watseka where you’ll find shopping, dining, golfing, and more! 

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