Nauvoo ranks in top 150 in underrated winter getaways by Family Destinations Guide


NAUVOO, Ill. — sought to highlight underrated winter getaways for families throughout the United States by surveying 3,000 experienced travelers. Results of the survey show Nauvoo ranked in the top 150 underrated winter destinations, coming in at No. 138 on the Family Destinations Guide list.

The guide describes Nauvoo as being known for its significant history, particularly with the Latter-day Saints movement. Nauvoo invites exploration into its rich past through well-maintained historical sites and interactive family-friendly museums, providing educational insights in a fun environment.

The city’s position along a bend in the Mississippi River offers stunning, icy vistas in winter, with bald eagles often seen soaring above the water. Local wineries and cozy dining spots deliver warmth and relaxation, serving as perfect end-of-day retreats against the crisp winter air. The community embraces the season with special events, including holiday festivities and live performances, all conducted with a welcoming, small-town charm that is both comforting and exhilarating.

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