The Morris experience is all about connections.
Located just 60 minutes southwest of downtown Chicago, downtown Morris, Illinois offers a quality of life that connects the best of small town living with easy access to Chicago’s world class resources. In addition, our historic Downtown features the small town charm and ambiance of a classic Midwest mainstreet community. Our unique, locally owned shops and restaurants provide a superb day trip experience.
The Morris experience also includes strong connections to the natural world. Out location along the Illinois River, and proximity to signature state parks and natural areas, provides families with of the most attractive and recreational activities that the region can offer.
Perhaps most importantly, the Morris Experience provides friends and families with opportunities to forge strong social connections that are both endearing and enduring. We’re a welcoming community with a strong sense of place – one that’s celebrated throughout the year with festivals and events that connect our town to our neighbors, and especially to each other.