Nauvoo in Western Illinois is home to around 1,000 people.
This city is located approximately 110 miles (177 kilometers) from the state capital of Illinois, Springfield and about 75 miles (121 kilometers) from Iowa City.
Immerse yourself in nature and enjoy the cool shade in tranquil places such as Nauvoo Park and Lovers Glen Park. These are just two of the pleasant local botanical displays that visitors of all ages can check out in and around Nauvoo.
Among the best remnants of a time gone by in this region is the Joseph Smith Historic Site. This special place gives visitors the opportunity to understand an important time in history. Spend some time visiting this site and other ancient structures and monuments to obtain a history lesson about the events that shaped this city.
Baxter's Vineyards is one of the most popular vineyards around the city. Tour the vineyards, wine presses and barrel rooms, sample the various blends and vintages, then, if you find something you particularly love, pick up few bottles to enjoy at home.