Located in the center of a predominant Amish community, the Essenhaus attracts many visitors every year. The family-style restaurant and the Country Inn are the two most popular of the eleven buildings located on the premises. Essenhaus attracts visitors from around the country and the globe with its family-friendly atmosphere. Visitors find themselves enjoying rounds of miniature golf, shopping for hand-stitched quilts, and other locally-made crafts.
A landmark on Chicago’s famed “Magnificent Mile” the Westin Michigan Avenue is rich in history and contemporary luxury. Originally scheduled to open its doors as the Continental Plaza on November 22, 1963; it was delayed until the following day due to the assassination of the United States 35th President - John F. Kennedy. Since its opening the hotel has long been a popular retreat for celebrities, athletes and dignitaries from around the world. In fact, the Westin Michigan Avenue is the “official hotel” for out-of-town MLB teams. A founding member of Michigan Avenue’s architectural elite, the Westin Michigan Avenue serves as the benchmark in the luxury hospitality industry.
The annual John Deere Classic golf tournament is held at TPC at Deere Run in this Illinois town near the Davenport, Iowa border. According to D.A. Weibring, PGA TOUR course designer and three-time champion of the Quad Cities tournament, the course was built to resemble an old-style, traditional golf course. It features tree-lined fairways, several dramatic elevation changes, and breathtaking views of the Rock River.