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Gilson Tourism and Travel Guide

Gilson is an unincorporated census-designated place in Knox County, Illinois, and is located southeast of Galesburg. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 190. It is part of the Galesburg Micropolitan Statistical Area. Gilson is located just east of Illinois Route 97 along Knox County Highway 12. The BNSF Railway runs through the town.
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Things to do in Gilson

  • Lacky & Sons Monuments

    Address: 149 W Main St

    Monuments and Memorials
  • Jerry Dahl Homes & Land Real

    Address: 1115 Knox Highway 25

    Agriculture and Forestry Landmarks
  • Lake Storey Beach

    Address: -

    Government Departments and Agencies Landmarks
  • Indian Ford Bridge

    Address: -

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • London Mills Bridge

    Address: 110 N 2nd St

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Old Main, Knox College

    Address: -

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Galesburg Civic Art Center

    Address: 114 E Main St

    Art Dealers and Galleries
  • Discovery Depot Children's Museum

    Address: 128 S Chambers St

  • Galesburg Railroad Museum

    Address: 211 S Seminary St

  • Lakeside Water Park

    Address: 1033 S Lake Storey Rd

  • Carl Sandburg Historic Site

    Address: 313 E 3rd St

  • Lake Storey Park

    Address: N Lake Storey Rd

  • Sully's Pub

    Address: 1075 N Henderson St

    Pizza Bars American
  • Fat Fish Pub

    Address: 158 N Broad St

    Night Clubs Bars American
  • Buffalo Wild Wings

    Address: 2683 N Seminary St

    American Sports Bars
  • The Brickyard Bar & Grill

    Address: 102 W Main St

    Barbecue Bars American
  • Sidetrax Bar & Grill

    Address: 441 E Main St

    Barbecue American Bars
  • Budde's Pizza & Spirits

    Address: 425 E Main St

    Bars Pizza
  • Faith Bible Camp

    Address: 849 Knox Road 2200 E

    Campgrounds and RV Parks
  • Camp Akita Lodge

    Address: 1684 Knox Road 1200 N

    Campgrounds and RV Parks
  • Lake Storey Campground

    Address: 1351 S Lake Storey Rd

    Campgrounds and RV Parks
  • Mt Calvary Lutheran Church Missouri Synod & Preschool

    Address: 1372 W Fremont St

  • United Methodist Church of Farmington

    Address: 187 W Fulton St

  • Trinity Lutheran Church

    Address: 304 E Ferris St


Restaurants in Gilson

  • Wendy's

    Address: 976 N Henderson St

    Fast Food
  • King Gyros

    Address: 1195 N Broad St

    Fast Food International American
  • Sirloin Stockade

    Address: 2200 N Henderson St

    Steakhouses American
  • Perkins Restaurant and Bakery

    Address: 1850 N Henderson St

  • Gray's Sandwich Shop

    Address: 1160 W Main St

    Delis Fast Food
  • Grandview Restaurant

    Address: 2221 Grand Ave

    Diners American

Cafes in Gilson

  • Landmark Cafe & Creperie

    Address: 62 S Seminary St

    French American Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • Q's Cafe

    Address: 319 E Main St

    Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses American Delis
  • Innkeepers Fresh Roasted Coffee

    Address: 80 N Seminary St

    American Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses

Homestays in Gilson

  • Walnut Grove Farm

    Address: 1455 Knox Station Rd

    Hotels and Motels Bed and Breakfasts
  • The Great House Bed & Breakfast

    Address: 501 E Losey St

    Bed and Breakfasts
  • Seacord House Bed & Breakfast

    Address: 624 N Cherry St

    Bed and Breakfasts Hotels and Motels Lodges and Vacation Rentals

Other Important Places in Gilson

  • Amtrak

    Address: 225 S Seminary St

    Rail Stations
  • City Bus

    Address: 567 S Farnham St

    Public Transportation Services
  • Galesburg Municipal Airport

    Address: 58 State Route 164

  • BNSF Railway Co.

    Address: 3601 S Linwood Rd

    Rail Stations
  • BNSF Railway Co.

    Address: 2215 S Henderson St

    Rail Stations
  • Burlington Trailways

    Address: 14 W Main St

    Public Transportation Services
  • Convention & Visitors Bureau

    Address: 2163 E Main St

    Government Departments and Agencies
  • Galesburg City Hall

    Address: 55 W Tompkins St

    City Halls
  • Knox County Teen Court

    Address: 55 W Tompkins St

    Government Departments and Agencies
  • Galesburg Public Library

    Address: 40 E Simmons St

  • Greig Library

    Address: 110 S Joy St

  • Williamsfield Public Library

    Address: 111 E Gale St

  • Galesburg Police Department

    Address: 150 S Broad St

    Police Stations
  • Knox County Sheriff

    Address: 152 S Kellogg St

    Police Stations
  • Farmington Police Department

    Address: 322 E Fort St

    Police Stations
  • Avon High School

    Address: 320 E Woods St

    Primary and Secondary Schools
  • Costa Catholic Academy

    Address: 2726 Costa Dr

    Primary and Secondary Schools
  • Farmington Central Schools

    Address: 310 N Lightfoot Rd

    Primary and Secondary Schools
  • Knox County Health Department

    Address: 1361 W Fremont St

    Hospitals, Clinics and Medical Centers
  • Galesburg Cottage Hospital

    Address: 695 N Kellogg St

    Hospitals, Clinics and Medical Centers
  • Marigold Rehabilitation & Health Care Center

    Address: 275 E Carl Sandburg Dr

    Hospitals, Clinics and Medical Centers

How much does it cost to travel to Gilson

Plan your trip to Gilson with an estimated budget for your travel. The average daily cost of food in Gilson is USD 52.5 per person. For a family of four, the cost of eating out is USD 210. For accommodation, be ready to spend around USD 42 for a budget accommodation and USD 126 for a luxury hotel, per day, per person. For detailed Gilson trip cost calculator, use Gilson Trip Planner.


Average Price of a Luxury Trip in Gilson

  • Average Daily Cost* USD384 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD2688 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD5376 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD11520 Per Person

Average Price of a Mid-Range Trip in Gilson

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 95 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 665 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 1330 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 2850 Per Person

Average Price of a Budget Trip in Gilson

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 70 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 490 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 980 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 2100 Per Person

*Based on Food, Accommodation & Transportation

How much will it cost once you're in Gilson

Food & Drinks
  • 3-Course meal (mid-range) USD 21
  • Fast food Combo meal USD 7
  • Coffee (Cappuccino regular) USD 4
  • Bottle of Water (1.5 L) USD 1.99
  • Soft Drinks (Coke/Pepsi, 0.33 L) USD 1.75
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 L) USD 3
Accommodation & Transportation
  • Budget Accommodation USD 42
  • Luxury Accommodation USD 126
  • Taxi Start (Standard Tariff) USD 4.75
  • Taxi per km (Standard Tariff) USD 1.71
  • Fuel (1 L) USD 0.66
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