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Trails

Barn quilts are 8 x 8 geometrically decorated boards which are hung on barns or other buildings in rural areas.  Fulton has several of these along the Illinois Barn Quilt Tour route. To explore these just drive past the following locations and appreciate their beauty. 710 7th Avenue 512 16th…
The Chocolate Trail is a self-paced route that covers Carroll, Lee, Ogle, and Whiteside Counties in Northwest Illinois. Along your taste bud travels stop at cafes, candy stores, bakeries, gift shops, and old fashion soda fountains to get your chocolate fix. Fulton has several such locations waiting for you to…
Self-guided tour of Historic District of Fulton, which takes about 60 minutes and covers 1 mile.  Fulton Historical Society in conjuction with the Fulton (Martin House) Museum, have composed 30 locations of historic value.  Stop in at the Fulton Tourism Office located at the Fulton City Hall, 415 11th Avenue,…
"Fulton is home to many distinctive birds and water fowl including Bald Eagles, Pelicans, Bluebirds, Herons and much more." The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge extends over 260 miles from Wabasha, Minnesota to Rock Island, Illinois. The Refuge offers great opportunities for birding among marshes, bottomland forest,…
Northwest Illinois has many destinations where quilters can discover new patterns and fabrics in small towns that provide a relaxing experience. Fulton has one such location with over 3000 bolts to choose from....if you can decide. Stop in explore all you have been missing out on. Susan's Calico Creations 1108…
Fulton's connection to the United States President runs deep. The Reagan family plot is located in the former Fulton Catholic cemetery. The President's parents were both born and married in Fulton at the church rectory of Immaculate Conception. In addition, the President's great grandmother and paternal grandparents are all buried…
The Fulton Sand Prairie is an area of land that had much sand deposited there many millions of years ago. This site contains 212 acres of sand prairie that is recovering from past grazing. Little bluestem, three-awn grass, plains prickly pear cactus and June grass are some of the common…
Fulton is fortunate to have 2 national scenic by-ways in its town: the Lincoln Highway and the Great River Road. 

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