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13 Small Town Things That Had Better Be Cute

Mom-and-pop. Celebrate the kitschy offerings we expect from our small towns, and roll out to these Illinois spots for the relaxing vacation you crave.

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2. The old-timey movie theatre.

At York Theatre in Elmhurst, moviegoers can enjoy a Baby Barton Pipe Organ performance on Fridays and Saturdays.

3. The traffic signs.

This sign describing a bridge on "Old Dad Joe Trail" in Princeton limits congestion over the bridge. "Duck crossing" is a familiar site to Galena residents.

11. The history lessons.

In Dixon, they reenact the days of our greatest generation, complete with a few All-American Girls Professional Baseball Players. Major Civil War Days reenactments take over Naperville and Wauconda every year as well.