Dixon is also the name of towns in California (Dixon (California)) and Wyoming (Dixon (Wyoming)).
Dixon  is called "The Petunia City" but is probably best known as the boyhood home of former US President Ronald Reagan.
- Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home, 816 S Hennepin Ave, ☎ +1-815-288-5176 ([email protected]), . March Sa 10AM-4PM, Su 1PM-4PM; April-October M-Sa 10AM-4PM, Su 1PM-4PM; November-February closed. The Reagan family's home from 1920-1923, this white house has a giftshop and memorial garden for the late president. $3 (children under 12 free).
- Comfort Inn Dixon, 136 Plaza Drive, (815) 284 0500. Located halfway between Chicago and the Quad Cities near the intersection of I-88 and IL Route 26, and sits along three major tourism trails, which includes The Ronald Reagan Trail, The Historic Lincoln Highway and the Northwest Passage Heritage Corridor.
- Quality Inn and Suites Dixon, 154 Plaza Drive, (815) 288 2001. Located off of I-88 and in close proximity to major tourist attractions. These include the Ronald Reagan Trail, The Historic Lincoln Highway and the Northwest Passage Heritage Corridor, and the Reagan home.