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Adventures in Starved Rock Country

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

This is a part of an on-going series of postings that our very own Tammy Barry sends to our homeowners.  Tammy is one of lead sales and marketing people at Heritage Harbor.  But she is also a perfect concierge for knowing all of the best places to explore here in our beautiful area…it is so [...]

Pocket Neighborhoods, Traditional Neighborhood Development and Cottage Living

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Heritage Harbor Ottawa is being developed in the finest tradition of some of America’s most iconic & memorable communities. We believe that a sense of “community” has more to do with quality than with quantity and we strive to see that value reflected in everything we do. Whether our customer is a passionate boater , [...]

LEARN, HUNT, AUCTION…

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

LEARN, HUNT, AUCTION…for Morel Mushrooms during Ottawa’s Midwest Morel Fest! This unique festival offers something for everyone from the mushroom enthusiast to the curious observer! See the following schedule: All events take place at Washington Square Park. *Friday, May 3rd – “LEARN AND GUIDED HUNT SEMINAR” by Morel University – limit of 120 Hunters – [...]

Paddle Sports Trend Hits Starved Rock Country Thanks to Quest Watersports

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

                    Here is a great new activity to enjoy in Starved Rock Country!  Quest Watersports is the area’s number one spot for all of your Hobie Kayaking and Paddle Sports gear. The latest water sport trend — stand-up paddle-boarding — has moved into Starved Rock Country thanks [...]

From the Wall Street Journal Today

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Getting Away—but Not Too Far As Vacation-Home Sales Gain Momentum, Travel Costs Keep Buyers Closer to Home This article by Robbie Whelan was in today’s Wall Street Journal.  It really reinforces what we have been witnessing here at Heritage Harbor.  People are starting to select better values closer to home as they seek to invest [...]

Tracy’s BoatHouse Restaurant – Top Waterfront Dining Spot in Starved Rock Country

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

There are wonderful restaurants all throughout Starved Rock Country and along the Illinois River from Morris to Peoria.  At Heritage Harbor, we love to “tell you where the locals go“.  Obviously, we do have our favorites.  Tracy’s BoatHouse is our clear #1 choice…If you are looking for a great dining experience with an unparalleled view [...]

Changing Boomer Generation Redefines Retirement as it Looks for an Adventure Lifestyle

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Not every generation wants what the previous generation did. Recent studies and surveys show this is even truer when it comes to the more than 60 million Baby Boomers who will soon find themselves transitioning into retirement or already have. Many Boomers are looking for a community similar to the one found in Ottawa, Illinois, [...]

Experience Heritage Harbor, Homeway Homes Partnership on Ottawa Waterfront

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

This energy efficient, seaside-reminiscent, year-round cottage is on-site at Heron’s Landing at Heritage Harbor Ottawa.

Heritage Harbor Ottawa Selected Best Vacation Resort Community

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

The Official Best of Illinois 2011 names Heritage Harbor Ottawa as one of Illinois’ top attractions with their “Official Best of Illinois 2011” selection. Starved Rock Country location is gaining recognition as a prime destination in the Midwest.

It’s Time For A Colorful Family Adventure.

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Fall is the perfect time to visit Starved Rock Country. Mother Earth shows her vibrant colors in the beautiful state parks and along the banks of the Illinois River. In addition to offering amazing scenery, the natural wonders of Starved Rock Country create a huge playground which is fantastic for a plethora of outdoor activities. [...]

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