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Mendota overview

Mendota is a budget-friendly place, unique for its countryside and known for festivals and museums. You'll find a wide variety of bar and dining choices. Families can spend some quality time at Tri-County Fairgrounds and Grand Bear Falls Indoor Water Park. Make a point to see sights like Union Depot Railroad Museum and Mendota Museum and Historical Society. A family-friendly area, Mendota also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Mendota

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Mendota has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Mendota with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Mendota hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Mendota hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Mendota

Fly in to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), 68.4 mi (110.1 km) from central Mendota. Mendota Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Mendota

Sights that are especially popular with families include:
  • • Tri-County Fairgrounds
  • • Grand Bear Falls Indoor Water Park
  • • Dickinson House
Festivals and museums are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Union Depot Railroad Museum
  • • Mendota Museum and Historical Society
  • • LaSalle County Historical Society & Museum
It's recognised for its countryside. Top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Baker Park
  • • Starved Rock State Park
  • • Muddy Creek
  • • Buffalo Rock State Park
  • • Shabbona Lake State Park
Recommended places to see include:
  • • Mendota Golf Club
  • • Peru Mall
  • • Spring Creek Golf Course
  • • Hegeler Carus Mansion
  • • Lock 16 Visitor Center & LaSalle Canal Boat

When to visit Mendota

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 13°C day, -10°C night
  • April-June: 29°C day, 1°C night
  • July-September: 30°C day, 8°C night
  • October-December: 22°C day, -10°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 149 cm
  • April-June: 296 cm
  • July-September: 305 cm
  • October-December: 216 cm
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