Macomb, in Western Illinois, is a place that approximately 19,000 people call home.
The city lies some 70 miles (113 kilometers) from the state capital of Illinois, Springfield and about 95 miles (153 kilometers) from Iowa City.
The Western Illinois Museum is the ideal day out for lovers of learning in Macomb. Admire the building and grounds, see the highlights, and then ask for tips from the locals to discover some of the more eclectic museums in the area.
The conservation reserves in the vicinity of Macomb give visitors an insight into the animals and plants which inhabit the region. Discover the beauty of Argyle Lake State Park and appreciate being away from the urban streets.
There’s no reason not to work on your average when in Macomb; visit Gold Hills Golf Course, home to the most challenging fairways in the area. Grab your golf bag and cap and hit the greens, then finish the day in the clubhouse sharing a cold beer with friendly locals.