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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bar
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“This is a great lake restaurant with great food! You can access by land or water.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Trail
“Moraine Hills State Park has a paved path - we do a 2-3 mile loop through part of the park that makes for a lovely afternoon. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Trail
“You can rent boats, canoes and kayaks here in the summer. They also have horseback riding and do wagon rides for special events. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
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“More than twenty structures across 100 acres, this is a must see for train enthusiasts. Seasonal hours.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great Italian food and atmosphere in the local area. We love this place and mainly go there in winter. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Chocolate made in-house, unique coffee, and alcoholic concoctions. A nice change of pace from the usual Starbucks trip”
  • 6 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Walking distance, great price & free refills on pop and popcorn. In the heart of downtown!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Lots of history and lots of events, there is always something going on at the opera house”
  • 2 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“A touch of nostalgia only 2.5 miles away. 1 of only 335 (approx) left in the United States, pack up the gang to see two movies for less than the price of one. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“If you love burgers, and craft beer, this place is it! May be a little drive but your taste buds will thank you later. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Always something happening at the Square! Every Saturday & Tuesday enjoy the Farmers Market (May-Oct). ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Outdoor seating overlooking the Fox River. Live bands. Accessible by boat.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Have a train deliver your food to you for your little ones! Whimsical decorations and great food!”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“This is a great lake restaurant with great food! You can access by land or water.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great Italian food and atmosphere in the local area. We love this place and mainly go there in winter. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“If you love burgers, and craft beer, this place is it! May be a little drive but your taste buds will thank you later. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Outdoor seating overlooking the Fox River. Live bands. Accessible by boat.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Have a train deliver your food to you for your little ones! Whimsical decorations and great food!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Creative sub sandwiches, fried snacks, custom shakes, and everything in between! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pub
“They have a mix of various food dishes and it's a fun environment to hang out.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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