The sites provide examples of faith, service, work, devotion, and peace that can inspire people to strengthen their own faith in Jesus Christ, share His gospel message, and build up the communities where they live.
The Joseph Smith Historic Site preserves the properties and memories of Joseph Smith Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, his father, Joseph Smith Sr., and son, Joseph Smith III.
On the banks of the Mississippi River, the 148-acre park includes a 13-acre lake with a mile-long shoreline. In addition to fishing, camping, and hiking, people return for its annual grape festival and to soak up the area's history.
From dining at the famous Hotel Nauvoo, sampling the delicious fudge at the Fudge Factory, visiting Baxter's Winery, or grabbing a quick bite at The Red Front, there are several choices for grabbing a bite to eat! You could also pack a lunch and have a picnic at the local State Park!