Download GPX file for this article
42.291944-89.630278Full screen dynamic map

From Wikivoyage
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Freeport, Illinois is in the Illinois Driftless Area.


View of downtown Freeport

Get in[edit]

Map of Freeport (Illinois)

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.

Get around[edit]


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. 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.


Go next[edit]

Routes through Freeport
DubuqueStockton  W US 20.svg E  RockfordChicago
MadisonNew Glarus ← becomes Wisconsin Highway 69  N Illinois 26.svg S  DixonPeoria

This city travel guide to Freeport is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!