Wanting to Get Away…

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There is so much to do and see here in beautiful Starved Rock Country, but you haven’t quite made the commitment to purchase your Heritage Harbor Ottawa vacation home, why not stay in one of our areas beautiful B&B’s and unique lodges when you come for a visit and experience a romantic getaway that is within a two hour or less drive from Chicago & Northwest Indiana. This is the perfect way to experience Starved Rock Country; once you come for the weekend… you will want to stay for a lifetime!


Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center in Utica IL is at the center of the natural wonders available in Starved Rock Country on a bluff across the Illinois River Valley from the park’s legendary “Starved Rock”. The historic lodge was built, in part, in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps and is registered as a National Historic Landmark. Reserve your room or cabin at Starved Rock Lodge and enjoy a beautiful romantic adventure.


Or try a unique B&B such as Fox River Bed & Breakfast Inn located 90 miles West of Chicago, and eight miles North of Ottawa, Illinois in the country on 17 lovely acres. The area is rich in history, and the food is hot and delicious. Visit Ottawa for a unique weekend getaway, romantic weekend, dinners/theater and much more.


Landers House

Located a half a block from charming downtown Utica, home of historic Mill Street. Country lodging in a truly unique setting geared to pamper. Offering cozy rooms, beautiful suites and the ultimate romantic getaway, four cottages with 2 person whirlpools, fireplaces, large bathrooms with two person showers, loft bedrooms with down filled bedding and sky lights. This romantic setting is the perfect place to revive your romantic nature and relax in a secluded atmosphere.


The Willows

The Willows is a boutique hotel located just one mile from Starved Rock State Park. Offering nine individually themed rooms, some with full size kitchens and jacuzzi tubs and double sided fireplaces, and is located in downtown historic Utica, Il. This affordable romantic getaway is perfect for this time of year. 1-815-667-3400 for more information.

Why not take a weekend and come explore all there is to do and see in Starved Rock Country!

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