Charming is such a subjective word. What's charming to one person may be irritating to another. However, there's no arguing history and the Illinois town that was just named the most "charming" is also full of vital American history.
Road Trip: Take the Iowa-Illinois Presidential Loop. Starting from Dubuque, did you know that you can visit the homes of three U.S. Presidents in less than one day? See the residences of Hoover, Reagan, and Grant.