Seasonal Activities

Henry County Delivers a Four-Season Delight

Families, couples, and friends have long been enjoying the hidden treasures found throughout the back roads of Henry County. Its picturesque, rural landscapes create a breathtaking background – no matter what season you visit.

Fall

…is full of fun with numerous festivals that celebrate the season and the cooler weather offers many opportunities. Camp one last time before winter, walk a pumpkin patch and corn maze, tackle the Trail of Terror, and more. It’s also an amazing destination to enjoy vibrant fall colors as your travel the back roads to our different communities and their unique diners, shops, and attractions.

Winter

…is a breath-taking journey in Henry County as snow-covered fields draw you into the season. It’s also a great time to explore our many shops looking for unique holiday gifts and enjoying our laid-back holiday charm. After the holidays, enjoy the crisp outdoors for eagle watching, snowmobiling, and more.

Spring

…is awash with color as wildflowers burst onto the scene. You’ll love traveling through the charming towns and exploring unique shops that are filled with one-of-a-kind items that will take center stage in your home. Henry County is even home to one of the largest furniture stores in Illinois – Goods Furniture in Kewanee.

Summer

…is ripe for great outdoor adventures at both the Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park and Johnson Sauk Trail State Park. Its rustic views and miles of land make it the perfect place for hiking, biking, horseback riding, canoeing, fishing, and more. There are also numerous festivals during many weekends of the summer, making Henry County a must-do family destination.