Route 24 is the perfect spot for a road trip with many specialty shops! Check out this list of our Top Specialty Shops to Visit on Route 24!
Fairbury, IL Shops
Fairbury, IL is first on our list with over 10 unique, specialty shops. Find everything from home decor to clothing, antiques, local goods, plants, furniture, and more.
- The Country Cupboard
2 miles east of Fairbury on Route 24 | Mon-Fri, 8am-5:30pm & Sat, 8am-4pm
One-of-a-kind food store with unique candies and chocolates, no hormones meat and eggs, organic spices and oils, and gluten-free products.
- Dave’s Supermarket
120 S Third St | Mon-Sat, 7am-9pm
A family-owned, independent supermarket with a huge selection of goods and local produce, known for their excellent customer service. Head to the back of the store for their Fresh Street Deli and Old World Bakery.
- Fairbury Fastener & Supply
23092 E 800 N Rd | Mon-Fri, 7am-5:30 & Sat, 8am-12pm
The perfect place for the guys to go while the women shop! Industrial Hardware, Tools, Welding gases and supplies, Enduraplas plastic tanks and sprayers. Farm supplies, Pressure washers, Air compressors & much more.
- Fairbury Furniture
100 W Locust St | Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm & Sat, 10am-3pm
Specializing in the finest home furnishings and mattresses. Browse the showroom or view all their selections from the kiosk. They offer FREE delivery, set-up, and removal within 40mi of Fairbury.
- Hearts Desire Antiques and Accents
805 E Oak St. (Route 24) | Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm
There is truly something for everyone at this store with aisles of unique items such as antiques, home decor, furniture, garden accessories, gifts, clothing, jewelry, doll clothes, tuxedo rentals, and more!
- Kilgus Farmstead Country Store
First St. (about a mile south of Route 24) | Mon-Sat, 8am-6pm
Local products including jams, jellies, honey, yeast rolls, butter, cheeses, popcorn, and eggs. They also offer a wide variety of beef, pork and goat meat that is all raised on their farm. Don’t miss their homemade, soft-served icecream!
- Lost Arts/Lost in Time
300 E Locust St | Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm & Sat 9am-2pm (Lost Arts)
Supplies for quilting, knitting, crocheting, tatting, needlework, sewing, and Plymouth yarn. Just across the street is Lost in Time where you’ll find homemade bread, rolls, cookies, pies, jams, salsa, fudge, noodles, and Chocolatier chocolates for sale.
- Nature’s Designs by Tiff
516 S 7th St | Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm & Sat, 9am-12pm
Topnotch floral arrangements, fresh florals, silk florals, custom chalkboard designs, home decor, gifts, candles, bath products, and more.
- Once ‘n Again in Fairbury, IL
118 W Locust St | Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm
Shop or consign an astonishing selection of your favorite brands at great prices! Clothing for the whole family, handbags, shoes, jewelry, home decor, and more. Some brands include Michael Kors, Kate Spade, Coach, Banana Republic, J Crew, The North Face, Under Armour, Gap Kids, and more.
- Serendipity Cards and Gifts
116 E Locust St | Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm & Sat, 9am-3pm
Home and seasonal decor, farmhouse decor, antiques, window treatments, runners, rugs, candles, Hallmark cards, Black & White Confections (locally made), Fannie May candies, baby gifts, local specialty items and more.
- The Spotted Owl
301 W Oak St. (Rte 24) | Tues-Fri, 10am-5pm & Sat, 10am-3pm
A house converted into a charming shopping experience specializing in boutique clothing as well as accessories, home decor, hand-made items, gifts and more.
Chatsworth, IL Shops
Chatsworth, IL is also a great place to stop with a couple of great specialty shops. Make sure to visit the Connection Center where you’ll find free activities for kids and adults and exhibits on Central Illinois history, attractions, agriculture, and more. Chatsworth is also known for its community-wide effort to bring Eastern Bluebirds back to the area so be sure to be on the lookout for bluebird houses and the beautiful birds themselves!
- Timber & Fieldstone
300 E Locust St, Chatsworth | Wed-Fri, 10am-6pm & Sat, 10am-3pm
An old charter bus barn turned home decor store with a special mix of antique/vintage pieces and modern farmhouse decor.
- Kurts Fabrications & Wood Creations Shop
520 E Locust St, Chatsworth | Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm & Sat, 8am-12pm
A custom woodworking shop which builds custom furniture pieces and repurposes old items into new, useable items.
Gilman, IL Shops
Gilman is home to an awesome shop called The Gathering. Believe us when we say this specialty shop is worth the trip!
- The Gathering
931 Crescent St, Gilman | M, T, W, F & Sat, 10am-5pm; Thu, 10am-7pm; Sun 12pm-4pm
Large shop with vendor rooms full of locally-made primitive/country decor, handmade goods, antiques, seasonal decor, clothing, jewelry, handbags, soaps, candles, and more. In-store cafe and sweets shop with gourmet coffees, smoothies, baked goods, lunch specials, and homemade fudge!
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