Discovering Woodstock, IL

A Guide to tea, boutiques, craft beer, B&Bs, and more!

Discover the best of Woodstock, IL with our guide. Sip on artisan tea at Casting Whimsy, shop at locally owned boutiques, indulge in craft beer, stay at an iconic B&B, relive Groundhog Day movie, and experience live theater at the Woodstock Opera House. Plan your visit today!

Grab a cup of tea

  • 203 N. Madison
  • 815-342-2630

We offer handcrafted loose leaf tea blends from our own recipes. We typically carry black, green, and herbal blends. We are always working on new blends so our selection continues to change.

Explore the Historic Woodstock Square

Shop the many locally owned boutiques! Here are some of our favorites:

Apple Creek Flowers

  • 207 N. Throop Street
  • 815-338-2255

The floral designers at Apple Creek Flowers are dedicated to creating fabulous gifts using only choice flowers in Woodstock. We also have a wide…

Read Between the Lynes

  • 111 Van Buren St.
  • (815) 206-5967

Read Between the Lynes is YOUR hometown bookstore. We are proudly located on the Historic Woodstock Square, keeping our focus on convenience…

The Backdrop

  • 106 Cass St.
  • (815) 338-3007

The Backdrop is two sisters and a brother …”vintage” retailers in a modern world. We opened a brick and mortar store in 1988, where we sell…

The Thoughtfulness Shop

  • 104 Cass St.
  • (815) 338-5651

On the Woodstock, Illinois historic square for over 40 years, The Thoughtfulness Shop has something for everyone!Locally owned and operated gift…

Indulge your craft beer cravings

Woodstock has two unique craft breweries for your sipping pleasure!

Holzlager Brewing Company

  • 150 S. Eastwood Dr
  • (815) 308-5901

Nestled in the heart of charming Woodstock, Illinois, Holzlager Brewing Company has been delighting locals and visitors alike since its opening in September…

Kishwaukee Brewing

  • 1900 Dillard Court
  • 815-308-5232

Kishwaukee Brewing Co. is now pouring world-class beers in our new 10,000 sq. ft. facility. Offering a blend of traditional beers along with rotating innovative…

Rest your eyes at an iconic B&B

  • 344 Fremont Avenue
  • (815) 308-5946

We are a famous & Historic Victorian Bed and Breakfast where your enjoyment and comfort is our priority. Experience for yourself why all of our guest ratings are 5 stars since opening in 2017. Great food is prepared by award winning cooks and every detail of your stay is looked after by our…

Relive the movie Groundhog Day

Experience Live Theater

  • 121 Van Buren Street
  • 815-338-5300

The Jewel of McHenry County. The Woodstock Opera House hosts a spectacular variety of programming and events each year including: Concerts, Theatre, Dance, Visual Art, Educational programming, Lectures, Meetings, Receptions and more. The Opera House is a fully modernized theatre, without…