From Freeport, it's approximately 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the northeast to Milwaukee and 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the east to Chicago.
You don't have to limit your sightseeing to the points of interest in Freeport because the surrounding region has been blessed with numerous wonderful things to see and do. Some interesting places in the vicinity of Freeport are Mount Morris, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest, and Stockton, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east.
Dixon, is another good spot to visit. It is 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Freeport and offers a wide range of things to see, including Lincoln Statue, Sauk Valley Community College and Dixon Memorial Arch. Lincoln Monument State Memorial, Loveland Community House and Museum and Dixon Historic Center are also good places to spend time.
Go to Northern Illinois' nature museums and history museums. These are great destinations to explore, especially when the weather is unpleasant.
The Northern Illinois area offers plenty of laid-back pastimes. Spend a few hours cycling or shore fishing and leave your worries behind.
When it's time to say farewell to Freeport, head to the nearest major airport situated in Rockford, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the east.