Among its expansive Park District and multitude of outdoor activities, Canton offers a chance to pet and feed Santa’s Reindeer, enjoy wine with the girls, learn about Canton and Fulton County history or take the family to enjoy a movie, bowling or skating!
Giant Goose Ranch
Giant Goose Ranch is one of the most unique family vacation destinations in the Midwest. It is a hybrid property somewhere between a campground, a sportsman’s club, a vacation resort, a working ranch, and a private recreational farm.
25369 North Goose Ranch Rd.
Snowman’s Reindeer Farm
Snowman’s Reindeer Farm is a magical place where you can pet, feed and photograph Santa’s reindeer. The farm features a visitor’s/education center, heated barn for visiting the reindeer and a beautiful seasonal gift shop called The Jolly Old Elf Shoppe.
25599 E. Middle Lake Rd.
Canton Area Heritage Center
Founded by Isaac Swan in 1825, Canton has a long and fascinating history. The Heritage Center features artifacts and documents related to its infamous inventors and adventurers, as well as exhibits related to other important historical information on Canton and Fulton County.
111 S. Main St.
Spoon River Junction Winery
Spoon River Junction Winery or SRJX, specializes in creating small batch, bourbon barrel-aged wines for the adventurous. Though they are based in Canton, they having shipping options to nearly 40 US states.
151 100 IL-9
Canton Friendship Festival
Canton’s Annual Festival! Featuring their queen contestant winner (contest held in August), carnival, food, music entertainment and parade! The festival committee is always looking for Exhibitors in the Merchant area and participants for the parade. Forms and information are under the links to the right and below.
Route 9/Linn St.
Big Creek Park Pool
Located in Big Creek Park, featuring a pool with a capacity to hold 400 bathers, a water slide, pool side furniture with umbrellas and a concession stand.
940 N. Main
(309) 647-POOL (7665)
The Majestic Theatre
One of eight movie theaters owned by Eisentraut Theatres and located in Canton’s downtown. This theater houses two cinemas that feature a select few major box office movies and also replays older box office movies.
At Linn Lanes you can bowl the night away with friends, and relax in their sports bar. They offer 20 automatic scoring lanes for leagues, open bowling, or bumper bowling. They even have cosmic bowling with glow in the dark lanes and laser lights that are available on Fridays and Saturdays. They also have a snack counter and a pro shop and the Lanes are available for party rental as well.
635 E. Linn St.
This family fun skating rink was recently featured in the 2020 movie called BREAK that was also filmed at other locations in Canton. BREAK is available on Amazon Prime Video. Skateland features an 8,300 square foot skating floor and offers a full-service snack bar and an awesome arcade room with the most exciting and popular games!
1040 W. Hickory St.
Wee-Ma-Tuk Hills Country Club
Wee-Ma-Tuk Hills Country Club is a beautiful 18 hole golf course owned and operated by the Wee-Ma-Tuk Group LTD. The course features 6,486 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 72.0 and it has a slope rating of 125. The course also features picturesque lakes, water falls, elevated tees, and a clubhouse – making it the ideal destination for your next round or golf outing!
Fulton County Attractions
From its waterways to byways and unbeaten paths, Fulton County offers an abundance of attractions, lakes, parks, trails, camping sites, hunting opportunities, sporting venues and events, just to name a few! Grab your boots, fishing poles, cameras, and whatever you may need and let us help you find your outdoors.