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Italian Fine Dining in Dixon, Illinois: Basil Tree Ristorante

Last night, Mike and I tried out a delicious, highly regarded new restaurant in Dixon, Illinois called Basil Tree Ristorante. One of the few fine dining restaurants in the area, we were eager to see what all the hype was about. Located in downtown Dixon near the Rock River, Basil Tree is the perfect location […]

Angelo’s: Great Local Italian in Dixon, Illinois

Angelo’s is a local pizza/Italian restaurant with multiple local locations, including Sterling, Rock Falls, and Dixon. We decided to visit the new Dixon location on our recent stay in the area. A few family members in town recommended the restaurant for their great pizza! The dining area is large and comfortable with a lively bar, […]

A Tour of Ronald Reagan’s Boyhood Home in Dixon, Illinois

Dixon, Illinois is most famous for being the hometown location of 40th President, Ronald Reagan. The Reagan’s lived in the Dixon home for 3 years, between 1920-1923, making Ronald 9 at the time of move in. The house opened to the public in the mid 80’s. Tours currently run from April to October each year. […]

Arthur’s in Dixon, Illinois: A Local Favorite!

Arthur’s Garden Deli is a local cafe/sandwich shop known for serving comfort food favorites including: fresh sandwiches, various baked potato combinations, and fantastic daily soups. Definitely the place to go when in town! Arthur’s offers a variety of options to suit everyone’s tastes. There is even a small salad bar which you can add to […]