Although Ottawa, Illinois may be a small city, it’s full of charm and has plenty of things to do. With plenty of history in town, be sure to head to the Ottawa Historical and Scouting Heritage Museum. Washington Square Park was also the site of the first Lincoln-Douglas Debate and is quite beautiful. For those looking to spend more time outdoors, Buffalo Rock State Park is perfect for a picnic or afternoon spent exploring. The town also has plenty of shopping and dining options to enjoy.
For those looking to purchase cannabis in Ottawa - you’re in luck. Anyone over the age of 21 can purchase recreational marijuana. In Ottawa, residents can possess up to 30 grams of cannabis products while those from out-of-state can only purchase up to 15 grams. Note that smoking marijuana in public in Ottawa is illegal, but you can smoke in the privacy of your own home. State law permits that dispensaries are only to be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m, so make sure you plan your visit to a dispensary nearby accordingly!