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Dixon, Illinois: Hometown of President Reagan

Dixon, Illinois, a small town in Northwest Illinois, is most well known for being the hometown of President Ronald Reagan. In addition to the Reagan house, there are plenty of other historical attractions in town, including: the Memorial Arch, the Lincoln Memorial, and Veterans Memorial Park. The scenic Rock River backdrop leads to plenty of […]

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 […]

Authentic Italian at Dixon’s Mama Ciminos!

Mama Cimino’s is a popular local Italian restaurant in Dixon, Illinois. They are particularly famous for their enormous 24 inch “Hurricane Pizza.” I have tried their pizza dozens of times; it’s fantastic, especially for a small town! Last night, I decided to dine in and try out one of their entrees. I ordered their Baked […]

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

Arthur’s Garden Deli is a local cafe/sandwich shop known for its’ variety of local 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 […]