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Dining, Shopping  & Exploring the Fox River Valley

Geneva, Illinois

Located about 40 miles west of Chicago, Geneva is situated in the very heart of the Fox River Valley. Today, Geneva’s numerous businesses offer a vast array of opportunities for shoppingdining and upscale lodging.

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Geneva’s trestle bridge over the Fox River from Island Park – Photo by Richard Ross

Geneva has long been a city of choice in which to live, work and raise a family. Come to Geneva for any reason, and you will easily see why it has been a desired destination. For those who seek a beautiful location and wish to enjoy its Local Flavour, Geneva is the place to be.

Amazing Variety of Opportunities

Doubtful you could take in even a small portion of the dining and shopping opportunities in a single day. But then again… that’s one of the reasons that residents stay and visitors to the city keep coming back. Once you experience the amazing variety of restaurants and shops Geneva has to offer, you’ll come back as well. Make sure to check out our Geneva, IL Restaurant page!

Of course, there is even more along Randall Road – including the outdoor mall of Geneva Commons – on the west side of Geneva. It’s just more of Geneva to enjoy!

Events & Festivals of Geneva, IL

Any season of the year is a good season to enjoy Geneva. And the reason for that is simple. There almost always seems to be some sort of event or festival taking place. For example, in the winter, it’s the Christmas Walk. In the Spring, French Market Sundays begin. In the summer, Geneva’s famous Swedish Days takes place, and in the fall is the always popular Festival of the Vine. And there is much, much more.

Check out our Events Calendar and see for yourself – Geneva is a great place to be at any time of the year!

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Between the two of us, we’ve spent almost 100 years living in the Tri-Cities! On the Fox is our combined effort to share with you everything that the Fox River Valley has to offer. We hope you enjoy the area… and the site; and that you come back often to see what’s new!

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