Quincy's Tourist attraction the Villa Katherine is open and ready for you to stop on by!

If you haven't traveled in a long time due to COVID-19 or financial hardships brought on by the pandemic over the past 9 months, think about spending the day as a tourist locally here in Quincy! If you are planning a stay in town tourism day check out the Villa Katherine especially during the winter months.

The Villa Katherine is open for tours and guests of all kind, located high above the beautiful Mississippi River in Quincy at 532 Gardner Expressway. The Villa Katherine is the official tourist information center in Quincy and is open every single day from 9 am until 4 pm. Villa Katherine is a home build in the year 1900 by the wealthy George Metz in a moorish style of architecture. And any time of the year is a great time to take in the breathtaking views the Villa Katherine's grounds offer you of the Mississippi River down below, but during the winter months it is a well known Bald Eagle sighting spot! The Villa Katherine sits on about 4 acres of land and inside of the Villa you have the opportunity to take tours of its unique Moroccan stylings that you can't find anywhere else in the Tri-States! The gift shop is open as well, for more information on the Villa Katherine call 217-224-3688 or just go to thevillakatherine.org, you might also want to follow the Villa Katherine on Facebook where they are constantly posting gorgeous photos, to follow them on Facebook click here! 

LOOK: See inside a modern day castle complete with drawbridge