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Exploring Nauvoo

Nauvoo Historic Sites


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.

Joseph Smith Historic Sites


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.

Nauvoo State Park 


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!



Stop by the numerous shops around town to get your Nauvoo souvenirs, including Zions Mercantile, the Nauvoo Market, Three Keys Collection, the Red Brick Store, Quarry House, and more!



There are numerous historical sites to visit and activities fit for the entire family. There will always be something for your family to do in Nauvoo. Be sure to check out the Tomb of Joseph Museum and the Weld House to name a few!

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