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~~~ FARMS & NATURE ~~~

1. GREAT RIVER ROAD greatriverroad-illinois.com
America’s scenic 1938 byway. Maps available at Quincy’s Tourist Info Ctr | 523 Gardner Expy | 800.978.4748

 

 


2. AUTUMN MOON FAMILY FARM autumnmoonfamilyfarm.com
Jumping pillow, giant sling shots, barrel train, corn maze,
pedal karts + more. 122 E Mill St | Mendon, IL

 


3. MILL CREEK FARM millcreekfarmquincy.com
Pumpkin-picking, corn maze, hay rides & fresh produce.
2833 S 48th St | Quincy | 217.222.8430


 

4. 1930S AG MUSEUM facebook.com/1930sAgMuseum
Private 45-piece John Deere equipment collection in a rural Quincy setting.
1435 Boyscout Rd | Quincy | 217.223.5099 | by appt


 

5. MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WINERIES seequincy.com
Five locally owned wineries form the Mississippi Valley Wine Trail in the scenic Quincy surrounds.
Download guide or call for your copy | 800.978.4748


 

6. SILOAM SPRINGS STATE PARK dnr.illinois.gov
3,300-acre paradise with lake, camping, hiking & boat rentals.
938 E 3003rd Ln | Clayton, IL | 217.894.6205


 

7. HARPOLE’S HEARTLAND LODGE heartlandlodge.com
Ample ATV trails & rentals, horseback riding, gorgeous lodging.
10236 393rd St | Nebo, IL | 217.734.2526


 

8. TEN ACRE TREEHOUSES facebook.com/Ten-Acre-Treehouses
Secluded, off-grid lodging in a ten-acre wood. Treehouses+ reconstructed cabin. vrbo.com | 1825 N County Rd 900 | Nauvoo, IL


 

~~~ SPIRITS & HISTORY ~~~

9. 99 WATERING HOLES SELF-GUIDED MINI CRAWLS
Explore Quincy’s libational history & hand-crafted cocktails via 5 distinctive crawls. Download guide or call for your copy | 800.978.4748 | seequincy.com


 

10. DICK BRO’S BREWERY TUNNEL TOURS
Tour the tunnels of an 1857 Quincy brewery built over bubbling springs… listen for Sudsy the Ghost… 9th & York | 217.224.9892 | dickbrothersbrewery.com | by appt


 

11. OFF THE RECORD SELF-GUIDED DRIVING TOUR
Spooky, spine-tingling stories & the places associated
with 13 famous and infamous former Quincy residents.
Download guide or call | 800.978.4748 | seequincy.com


12. WOODLAND CEMETERY GHOST TOURS
One of the Midwest’s most beautiful cemeteries…. some also find it a hotspot for paranormal activity. Guided Tours Oct 6, 13, 20, 27, 31 | 1020 S 5th | 217.224.1835 | hsqac.org


 

~~~ EVENTS ~~~

13. QUINCY 5-MILER/ BEAR CREEK GRUNT sept 15/16
Hand-powered races on the Mississippi. Quincy 5-miler on Saturday & the 15-mile Bear Creek Grunt on Sunday. 217.506.6980 | Quincy5miler.com


 

14. BALLOON GLOW sept 20 | 6p-dark 
Hot air balloons illuminate the night skies at Quincy
University’s Homecoming. 20th & College | 217.222.8020 | facebook.com/events/

 


15. EOW sept 22/23 | 12p-12p 
Escape to the End of the World. 24 hours of music, food,
camaraderie & camping. 73rd & Broadway | eowquincy.com | facebook.com/endofworldIII.quincy/


 

16. BARRY APPLE FESTIVAL oct 4-7
All things apples are celebrated in Barry’s Lafayette Park. Saturday Parade, 1p. 217.316.5146 | barryapplefestival.com


 

17. OKTOBERFEST oct 13 | noon-10p
Dick Bro’s Brewery District comes alive with home brews, tours, live music. 910 York | 800.978.4748 | Oktoberfest Flyer | quincyrotary.org


 

18. EARLY TIN DUSTERS CAR SHOW oct 19-21
Over 800 beautifully restored, pre-1949 street rods color the streets of Quincy. 800.978.4748 | earlytindusters.com


 

19. QUINCY PRESERVES FALL HOME TOUR oct 20 | 10a-4p
Tour 5 architecturally-significant homes in Quincy’s historic districts, ranging from a minimalistic mid-century modern to a prestigious 1800s stone masterpiece. 800.978.4748 | quincypreserves.org 


 

20. BOOTIFUL NAUVOO PUMPKIN WALK oct 27
Oodles of hand-carved jack-o’-lanterns light the way on Nauvoo’s Mulholland St. 217.453.6648 | beautifulnauvoo.com 


 

 

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