Cherry is a small town in the state of Illinois. In 1909 Cherry was the scene of one of the worst mining fires in US history.
Cherry is located just north of Interstate 80 on Highway 89 about 100 miles west of Chicago.
The small downtown area of Main Street and North Main Street can be seen on foot.
Cherry has very little in the way of restaurants. More options can be found in nearby Ladd and off Interstate 80.
The nearest motels are located in Peru, about 15 minutes South. Alternatively, accommodations can be found near the intersection of Interstate 81 and Highway 51.