city and county seat of Lee County, Illinois, United States
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|