Welcome to Freeport and Stephenson County, Illinois!

Come on in…the door is open!

In Freeport and Stephenson County, you’ll find that “welcome” is more than just a word – it’s part of our lifestyle. From family-run shops and farm stands to museums and cultural events, we’re happy to share the hometown feeling that makes this part of Illinois a special experience. Explore our web site for all the great things to see and do here.  If you need further information, please contact us.

      Featured Attractions!

 

 

PADDLE EXPO

March 13 – April 30, 2017

FREEPORT/STEPHENSON COUNTY VISITORS CENTER
4596 US Highway 20 East, Freeport, IL

Discover the joys of canoeing and kayaking on the meandering Pecatonica River, named “Illinois’ Friendliest Paddle”. Whether you are new to canoeing or kayaking, or an old hand, the Expo has information and displays about the sport as well as the River. Hosted by the Friends of the Pecatonica River Foundation.

 

BIKE, HIKE OR RUN ON THE JANE ADDAMS TRAIL

Website: www.janeaddamstrail.com

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OR PADDLE

THE PECATONICA RIVER

Website: www.paddlethepec.com

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FOR MORE INFORMATION: 800-369-2955

 

 

 

Download the 2017 Visitors Guide

Contact Us

Freeport/Stephenson County Convention and Visitors Bureau

4596 US Highway 20 East, Freeport, IL 61032

Phone: 815-233-1357 / 800-369-2955

Fax: 815-233-1358

E-Mail: director@celebratefreeport.com