Live it. Love it.

Tucked away in Northwest Illinois, Dixon is more than a charming small town off I-88. It’s the hug that you need. So come stay, live, and explore our Rock River adventures, rich Reagan history, thriving art scene, and more! There’s something here for everyone.

Live In Dixon

From quaint historic bungalows to growing new neighborhoods, these Dixon houses are just waiting for you to make them your home.

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Eat & Drink

Made fresh meals to authentic cuisines, find your new favorites in Dixon.

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Shop your way to great local and handmade finds in Dixon.

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Quick overnights to rustic resorts, find your home away from home.

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Arts & History

Explore our thriving fine arts center to Ronald Reagan’s boyhood home.

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Outdoor Adventures

Enjoy Rock River views with hiking, biking, kayaking, and canoeing.

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Viaduct Point Pathway bike trail

You’ll Want to Bike Around.

Work is continuing on the impressive project that is the Viaduct Point Pathway, a brand-new recreational gateway along Rock River for joggers, bikers, and moms with strollers! This bike path will connect to 10-plus miles of existing trails that run throughout the city and downtown.

Plan for what’s coming

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Jul 24
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jul 24
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jul 25
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jul 25
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jul 26
7:00 am - 11:30 am

Please Support Our Member Businesses

Dixon, Illinois, is a vibrant business community of startups, retail shops, restaurants, mid-size companies, and industrial parks. Whether you’re here to visit, work, or live, these businesses welcome you with a friendly smile and small-town pride. Help us support them by shopping local today.

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More Than a Halfway Point on I-88

Located halfway between the Quad Cities and Chicago, Dixon, Illinois gives you access to all the perks of city living with that laid-back, small-town feel. That makes it a great place to relocate to, work, stay, or spend the day.

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