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Geneva was named one of the nine most hospitable small towns in Illinois by World Atlas, a large publishing resource in geography covering sociology, demography, environment, economics, and travel.World Atlas' latest list highlights towns that offer tourist-friendly options, beautiful natural areas, and long-held community traditions that "make you feel at home."
"Geneva's strategic location on the banks of the picturesque Fox River results in adorable natural surroundings, with unrivaled ambiance," World Atlas stated. "This small community in Kane County oozes warmth and charisma, especially when exploring the bustling downtown district. You will encounter a vibrant art scene with several festivals and events lined throughout the year."The article mentions Geneva's festivals are full of heritage and tradition, such as Swedish Days, and Festival of the Vine, which serves up great food, wine tastings, horse-drawn carriage rides, craft show, and more. Geneva is home to many green spaces, highlighted by the Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden, and Geneva Commons, which provides a plethora of shopping/dining choices to suit any taste, World Atlas added.The recognition of Geneva also was featured on a Fox-TV Ch. 32 news segment.