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Dixon is called "The Petunia City" but is probably best known as the boyhood home of former US President Ronald Reagan.
- 1 Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home, 816 S Hennepin Ave, ☏ , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. Open April 1st to October 31st: 10am - 4pm Monday - Saturday. The Reagan family's home from 1920-1923, this white house has a gift shop and memorial garden for the late president.
- 2 Northwest Territory Historic Center, 205 West 5th Street, ☏ , ✉ email@example.com. This museum is located in the school building where Reagan attended 7th and 8th grades. Free, donations welcome.
- 3 Lowell Park.
- Comfort Inn Dixon, 136 Plaza Dr, ☏ . Located halfway between Chicago and the Quad Cities near the intersection of I-88 and IL Route 26, and sits along three major tourism trails, which includes The Ronald Reagan Trail, The Historic Lincoln Highway and the Northwest Passage Heritage Corridor.
- Quality Inn and Suites Dixon, 154 Plaza Dr, ☏ . Located off of I-88 and in close proximity to major tourist attractions. These include the Ronald Reagan Trail, The Historic Lincoln Highway and the Northwest Passage Heritage Corridor, and the Reagan home.
|Routes through Dixon|
|Davenport ← Rock Falls ←||W E||→ Rochelle → Chicago|
|Rochester ← Dubuque ←||W E||→ Jct N S → Joliet|
|Beloit ← Rockford ←||N S||→ Sterling → END|
|Madison ← Freeport ←||N S||→ Jct W E → East Peoria → Peoria via|
|END ←||W E||→ Rochelle → Hillside|