Freeport, Illinois is in the Illinois Driftless Area.
Freeport is easily accessible on Business Highway 20 (running east to Rockford and west to Galena) and Highway 26 (running north to Monroe and south to Dixon). Freeport also supports a small airport, Albertus Airport on the south edge of town for small to mid-sized aircraft.
Lincoln Douglas Debate Statue
Winnesheik Players Theatre
Jane Addams Bike/HikingTrails
Pecatonica River Trails
Three breweries: Generations Brewing Company, Wishful Acres Farms & Brewing, Lena Brewing Company
Winery: Famous Fossil Winery
Stephenson County Historical Museum: Home of Structo Toys
Lindo Theatre, Downtown movie theatre. Krape Park. Hiking and Canoeing on Yellow Creek.
- Mrs. Mike's Potato Chips. 70 E. Monterey Street. https://www.mrsmikes.com/ Mrs. Mike's is a regional potato chip and pretzel brand famous for its "Fresh as a Daisy" taste. The chips are produced locally on Monterey Street and distributed nationally. Mrs. Mike's previously bought the famous Freeport Pretzel Company and now produces pretzels as well as potato chips. All products are available for purchase at the Monterey Street location.
Union Dairy. Ice Cream Bar
Freeport has several national hotel chains in town including Country Inn & Suites, Hampton Inn, Super 8, and Baymont Inn. Other locally owned hotels are the Town House Motel and West Motel. Campgrounds in the area include Lena KOA 10 miles west of Freeport in Lena, IL and Emerald Acres, 7 miles south of Freeport off of Pearl City Road.
|Routes through Freeport|
|Dubuque ← Stockton ←||W E||→ Rockford → Chicago|
|Madison ← New Glarus ← becomes ←||N S||→ Dixon → Peoria|