Illinois January 16, 2017
You’ll Never Run Out Of Things To Do In This Tiny Illinois Town
In Kankakee County near the Indiana border lies a little town called Momence. Though it has only about 3,000 residents, this quaint community packs a punch! There’s so much to do in this little place, you might want to plan your next weekend getaway there. Here’s what you can do once you arrive in Momence:
Take in some town history at the Momence Graham Historical Museum.
Built as a private home in 1869, this structure now serves as the community's history museum.
117 Dixie Highway, Momence
During the warmer months, head out to the Momence Farmer's Market.
Get your fill of local, fresh fruits and veggies at this weekly market.
Take a stroll around the Downtown Momence Historic District.
You might recognize some of the buildings; they were featured in the film "Road to Perdition", starring Tom Hanks!
Explore the beautiful Island Park.
The Momence Park District's flagship park is gorgeous, and is a great place to picnic.
Indulge in some in-house brewed beer at Border Town Pub/Firehouse 28 Cafe.
Enjoy your beer, but don't skip dinner - they also have incredible burgers.
22-28 N. Dixie Highway, Momence
Spot your dream car at Main Street Momence's Cruise Nights.
The hottest rides in town are shown off to a crowd of auto lovers six times each summer.
Enjoy the outdoors at the Momence Wetlands Nature Preserve.
Hunters will love this area for its bountiful deer population.
Find beautiful flowers and stunning fine art at the Momence Gladiolus Festival.
Each year, this festival transforms the downtown area, filling it with music, fun, and food.
Grab a bite to eat at hometown favorite Muggs and Sudds.
Best known for their sandwiches, this restaurant is adored by the locals.
13287 E. State Route 114, Momence
Go fishing in the Kankakee River.
This stunning river flows right through Momence, providing plenty of spots in town to get out the old fishing pole.
Turn in for the night at Wikstrom Manor.
This quaint bed and breakfast is the perfect place to stay when you're in Momence.
304 W. 2nd Street, Momence
What are your thoughts on Momence? Would you plan a weekend trip to visit? Let us know in the comments.