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Rediscover rural America in Henry County, Illinois. Experience our rich agricultural vista that stretches for miles. Visitors of all ages are sure to enjoy the many distinctive features we have to offer. There is no shortage of fun in any season when you visit Henry County.
Spring and warmer temperatures offer visitors opportunities to fish, hunt, bike, and hike. The smell of fresh dirt fills the air as you watch area farmers preparing the earth for planting season. Colorful spring blossoms line the road.
Summertime is the spice of country life! We invite visitors to explore our fourteen communities by foot, bicycle, motorcycle, or by car. Shop our downtown shopping districts for unique finds, take a spin at the potter’s wheel, learn how to barn dance. Dine our local eateries and bakeries that line our communities’ main streets. Save room for a slice of pie!
Autumn we gather the bounty of our harvest. Family visitors of all ages are welcome to visit our agricultural festivals, run through corn mazes, and pick pumpkins.
Winter is a time to settle in and reconnect with your soul. Visiting? Bundle up with layers and head out in the show to hit the trail with skis, snowmobile, or snow boots. Winter ice fishing is cold, but the best!
Roads are not just pavement; they become the connection with local people and the stories they tell about a simpler way of life. We welcome visitors and invite you to learn more what there is to do in Henry County, search our calendar of events, outdoor recreation, cultural heritage, shopping, dining, and homegrown festivals; choices are yours to make for any season!