"Macomb, Illinois in McDonough County" Macomb by deecat

Macomb Travel Guide: 13 reviews and 69 photos

Home of Western Illinois University

On a beautiful weekend in early November, 2007, Allan and I visited Macomb, Illinois, to attend a college football game betweeen Western Illinois University [Macomb} and Southern Illinois University [Carbondale] It was a successful adventure [since Southern Illinois won the game], and we had a really good time in this small Illinois town that I had only visited once before.

We enjoyed strolling the campus, seeing the game, and taking a short visit of the square in Macomb.

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  • Pros:Friendly people, pretty town square
  • Last visit to Macomb: Nov 2007
  • Intro Updated Nov 8, 2007
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  • sourbugger's Profile Photo
    Apr 14, 2010 at 8:41 AM

    ahh , the museum of geology - i bet that rocks !

  • Nov 27, 2009 at 11:24 AM

    What a abeautiful day for a football game and to connect with this great town. You are so positive and such a spokesperson for close-to-home travel.

  • jillzi's Profile Photo
    Oct 27, 2009 at 9:32 AM

    What a great trip you had. Looks like a great adventure, especially since the Salukis won the game. Love that Sherman building.

  • evaanna's Profile Photo
    Feb 19, 2009 at 8:13 AM

    You certainly are loyal alumni. :) I don't even know if my university has a football team at all. Glad you had such a good time in this pretty town.

  • Maria250's Profile Photo
    Sep 6, 2008 at 11:57 AM

    Thank you so much for stopping by my Timmendorfer Strand page. I very appreciate your kind comment. - Many congrats on your Anniversary! 45 yrs, that is awesome!!

  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Apr 2, 2008 at 5:25 AM

    As a sports fan (English football, or soccer to you!) I especially enjoyed reading about the football game - sounds like an exciting finish!

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Apr 1, 2008 at 2:45 PM

    Wow, Macomb sounds and looks so lovely. Love the HP pic of the courthouse. You can just imagine the folks in the past. Great job Dee!

  • imran8852's Profile Photo
    Mar 10, 2008 at 10:39 PM

    Looks like it's fun & enjoyable trip for you Dee...Thanks for sharing!

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Jan 20, 2008 at 7:11 AM

    Nice to see your football trip was a good day out :) Loved the blue skies here!

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Jan 15, 2008 at 5:20 AM

    Watching a closely contested football game in a cute little town on a beautiful November day is not a bad way to spend your day! Very nice tips on Macomb.

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