Top 8 Things to do in Savanna, Illinois

Savanna is a city in Carroll County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,945 at the 2010 census, down from 3,542 in 2000. Savanna is located along the Mississippi River at the mouth of the Plum River. Going from north to south, the second automobile bridge between Iowa and Illinois is located just north of Savanna, and is part of U.S. Route 52. The bridge leads to Sabula, Iowa, which is across the river from Savanna. Savanna is also served by two major railroads, the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) Railway Company and the (CP) Canadian Pacific. Savanna also has a small airport, The Tri-Township Airport (KSFY).

1. Mississippi Palisades State Park

16327A Il Route 84, Savanna, IL 61074-8538 Nature & Parks, State Parks
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4.5 based on 148 reviews

Mississippi Palisades State Park

Rich in American Indian history, this 2,500-acre park offers a variety of outdoor activities including boating, fishing, hunting, picnicking and hiking.

Reviewed By sabers86 - Milwaukee, WisconsinMilwaukee, Wisconsin

Beautiful Park With Scenic Splendor

The bluffs, historic Twin Sisters rock formation along the the park front overlooking the spectacular Mississippi River, fishing pond next to the road in front of the river is a beautiful sight. There is an area for picnicking and having area to play game

2. Iron Horse Social Club

314 Main St, Savanna, IL 61074-1630 Museums, Specialty Museums
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4 based on 39 reviews

Iron Horse Social Club

Is a really cool place lots of funky motorcycle things. Live music on weekends

Reviewed By Cruiser715667

Great biker social experience

Went to visit July 22nd & 23rd. Orchard Fire was playing there. The Iron Horse is such a perfect venue for all. Nice people, good prices and great music. Nice museum type setting with Harley and Indian bikea. Owners are very pleasant and hospitable. A mus

3. Savanna Train Car Museum

25 Main St, Savanna, IL 31408-1402 Museums, Specialty Museums
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4 based on 12 reviews

Savanna Train Car Museum

Reviewed By cathystiernagle - Brooklyn Park, MinnesotaBrooklyn Park, Minnesota

My husband's favorite attraction in Savanna

While we were in Savanna for our 25th wedding anniversary, we went to the train museum. My husband's Dad worked on the Rail Road for all his working years.My husband said the tour was very good and they know what they were talking about. There is plenty o

4. Betty's Bar

939 Chicago Ave, Savanna, IL 61074-2219 Nightlife, Bars & Clubs
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5 based on 3 reviews

Betty's Bar

Welcome to Betty's Bar in historic Savanna, Illinois! With three pool tables, darts, spirits, pizza, jukebox and great people, we are the place to hang out in Savanna! Coming soon: Video Gaming!

Reviewed By IllinoisLisa - IllinoisIllinois

Great Atmosphere!! Betty's Bar: Savanna, IL

Awesome old building houses a comfortable bar, three pool tables, dart board, video gaming, juke box and excellent service ~

5. A.O Elliot

311 Main St, Savanna, IL 61074-1629 Nightlife, Food & Drink, Bars & Clubs, Wine Bars More
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5 based on 2 reviews

A.O Elliot

Reviewed By jenerw70 - Rockford, IllinoisRockford, Illinois

What a great find!

My husband and I stopped on our way home from IA and had a great time. The Drinks were great, the service was excellent and we they made us feel like we were one of the locals. If nothing else, it’s a great place to try many local wines in one location an

6. Fiore Italian Bar and Grill

7360 Skidaway Rd, Savanna, IL 31406-4265 Nightlife, Bars & Clubs
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4.5 based on 3 reviews

Reviewed By pjwenzel - Memphis, TN.Memphis, TN.

Light Bite and Great Food

We stopped here for a light bite when we first got to town. It was past typical lunch hour so it was quiet. We chose an outside table and it was pleasant. Waiter was attentive and service was fast. We had mussels and spicy shrimp appetizer both served wit

7. Savanna Marketplace

321 Main St, Savanna, IL 61074-1629 Shopping, Gift & Specialty Shops
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4.5 based on 2 reviews

Savanna Marketplace

Reviewed By sybil k - Moline, IllinoisMoline, Illinois

Unique Makers Market & Gift Shop

Came upon this makers market and gift shop while walking around downtown Savanna. Nice printed t-shirts and hoodies, tourism and kids books, plus games/toys - some classic toys we all remember from days gone by. A really neat vintage soda fountain with st

8. Lost Mound Field Station

Army Depot Road, Savanna, IL Outdoor Activities, Other Outdoor Activities
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4 based on 1 reviews

Reviewed By mmoh - Davis, IllinoisDavis, Illinois

Worth a stop

This is reclaimed land from the Savanna Army Depot, where they used to test products from the Rock Island Arsenal. Part of the property is being changed into an industrial park (their brick sign "Savanna Depot Park" on Rte. 84 is easier to see than the li

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