Tour a modern masterpiece at Farnsworth House
Nestled in a sanctuarial grove against the scenic backdrop of the Fox River, Dr. Edith Farnsworth’s home, the Farnsworth House, is an American icon of mid-century modern architecture designed by Mies van der Rohe. Take a tour and learn more about Dr. Farnsworth’s pioneering life as a poet, translator, musician, and nephrologist, while enjoying gorgeous fall colors in the wooded landscape around the house.
Dine on gourmet coffee and charcuterie at GRACE Coffee + Wine or sip craft cocktails and dine on seasonally inspired small plates at Mandrake. Authentic, upscale Mexican fare with signature small plates and margaritas draw diners to Hacienda Real, and neighboring restaurant Burnt Barrel Social offers a delicious lineup of whiskey and an eclectic new American menu.
In the heart of downtown Yorkville, follow your nose to the smoked ribs and brisket cooked up at Southbank Original Barbecue, with a spacious outdoor patio offering wraparound views of the Fox River and Marge Cline Whitewater Course.
The Law Office Pub & Music Hall in downtown Yorkville is a favorite spot of touring independent acts hailing from Nashville, Austin, Los Angeles, and beyond — every night provides a chance to witness future stars ply their trade in this intimate concert venue, a perfect way to cap off your fall getaway in the Aurora Area of Illinois.