Known for Calhoun County peaches in the summer and apples in the fall, the county offers miles of prosperous farms and orchards. For anyone who enjoys the beauty of nature all year long, "Calhoun is a County for All Seasons." Come visit Calhoun County by boat, car or bicycle and pick fruit, watch migratory birds, shop for antiques, visit historic sites or perhaps just escape for a quiet weekend away. The natural beauty of the Illinois River valley in close proximity to the Great River Road provide tremendous opportunities for an intimate experience with nature.
From cabins in the country to quaint little guest houses tucked away in the hills, your restful respite is waiting for you in Calhoun County. Pull up a rocker on the front porch and watch the world go by, taking you a million miles from Monday.
Sizzling steaks served up hot off the grill. Hold out your plate for fried chicken, roast beef, homemade sausages, mashed potatoes, corn and more all dished out family-style. Or, dine by the riverside, especially in the winter time, to see the eagles swoop down for an afternoon bite to eat. Get your palate ready for a memorable dining experience that will have you crossing the ferry each season for more.