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!

STEPHENSON COUNTY

WE’RE VERY ACCOMMODATING!

 

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FALL IN STEPHENSON COUNTY

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Explore scenic back roads, fall stands, charming shops and restaurants – all in the rolling hills of Northwest Illinois.

And include a stop at Famous Fossil Vineyard and Winery for delicious wines and snacks overlooking the vineyard.

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FAMOUS FOSSIL VINEYARD AND WINERY

395 W. Cedarville Road, Freeport

815-563-4665

 

 

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OUTDOORS IN STEPHENSON COUNTY

Ride or hike the beautiful Jane Addams Trail

 

www.janeaddamstrail.com

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Enjoy Illinois’ “Friendliest Paddle” on the Pecatoncia River

 

www.paddlethepec.com

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THE VILLAGE OF LENA

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The Rafters Restaurant and Catering 9426 W. Wagner Road, Lena 815-369-5330  

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Lena Area Historical Museum 427 W. Grove Street, Lena 815-809-LENA

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Lena Mercantile Company 101 W. Railroad Street, Lena 815-369-9955

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Lake Le-Aqua-Na State Park 8542 N. Lake Road, Lena 815-369-4282

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GOLF IN STEPHENSON COUNTY

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Park Hills Golf Course 3240 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport 815-235-3611

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Wolf Hollow Golf Course 6546 N. Shippee Road, Lena 815-369-5513

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Choose one of these fine hotels where they will welcome you and make you feel at home – just tell them you are coming to enjoy a weekend getaway!

BAYMONT INN AND SUITES

815-599-8510

Feel like you are at home at this conveniently located hotel offering all of the amenities.

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COUNTRY INN AND SUITES BY CARLSON

815-233-3300

Enjoy the comforts of home at the Country Inn and Suites By Carlson They offer caring, consistent, and comfortable service to insure a relaxing, enjoyable stay.

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HAMPTON INN – FREEPORT

815-232-7100

This historic and charming hotel is located in the heart of historic downtown Freeport.

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SUPER 8

815-232-4455

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TOWN HOUSE MOTEL

815-232-2191 

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Enjoy this great restaurant while you are visiting.  They will make you feel at home – just tell them you are here to enjoy a weekend getaway!

Rt. 26 Sports Bar & Grill

 

1024 Riverside Drive, Freeport 815-233-0123

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Full service bar and restaurant including catering, banquet facilities, and private parties. Located at the intersection of Highway 20 and 26.

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FAMOUS FOSSIL VINEYARD AND WINERY

395 W. Cedarville Road, Freeport

815-563-4665

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FOR MORE INFORMATION: 800-369-2955

 

Download the  2014 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 stephcvb@aeroinc.net