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The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) encompasses the communities and counties along the historic 97-mile Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor. The Heritage Corridor spans from the Chicago Portage Area just southwest of Chicago to LaSalle-Peru including the counties of Will, Grundy, LaSalle and Putnam. The region conveniently located along I-55 from Chicago to Joliet along I-80 west to LaSalle-Peru.

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Starved Rock Attractions

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August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co.

August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. in Downtown Utica is Starved Rock Country’s award wi...Details

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Boggio's Orchard and Produce

Boggio’s Orchard & Produce is a family-oriented owned orchard and produce. Their orchard includes fr...Details

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Buffalo Range Shooting Park

Buffalo Range Shooting Park is centrally located near the Illinois River and historic Starved Rock S...Details

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Bureau County Historical Society

The Bureau County Historical Society operates three museum buildings and a research library. Located...Details


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Catlin Park

Catlin Park is a county park located in LaSalle County, Illinois. Catlin Park has 333 acres and is h...Details


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Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort & Waterpark

Discover a magical family getaway just beyond the glow of Chicago at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resor...Details

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Hegeler Carus Mansion

The Hegeler Carus Mansion is a National Historic Landmark in LaSalle, Illinois (just a short drive f...Details


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Heritage Harbor Ottawa

Every great adventure starts with a moment of discovery. Ideally situated just minutes from Starved ...Details

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Historic Shabbona Park

Shabbona Park is part of the Chicago Park District and sits on approximately 18.5 acres of land. Sha...Details



Illinois River Road

The heart of Illinois beats true and strong in the communities that make up the Illinois River Road ...Details

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Illinois Waterway Visitor Center

This Visitor Center is located across the Illinois River from Starved Rock State Park, offering a gr...Details

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LaSalle County Historical Society

The LaSalle County Historical Society campus is located on the banks of the historic I&M Canal a...Details


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Matthiessen State Park

Matthiessen State Park is an Illinois state park located a few miles south of the more famous Starve...Details

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Mendota Museum & Historical Society

Mendota Museum & Historical Society's mission is to promote the preservation of the history of Mendo...Details


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Mix's Trading Post & Utica Electric Bike Rentals

Mix's Trading Post & Utica Electric Bike Rentals is located in North Utica, Illinois. Before hea...Details

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Ottawa Historical and Scouting Heritage Museum

The Ottawa Historical and Scouting Heritage Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the history o...Details


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Putnam County Historical Society

The Putnam County Historical Society hosts an annual agriculture museum open house in August. The mu...Details


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Seneca Historical Guild

The purpose of the Seneca Historical Guild is to bring people together interested in history, and es...Details

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Skydive Chicago

Skydive Chicago is located off of I-80 in Ottawa, Illinois (in Starved Rock Country) and nestled on ...Details

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Spirit Farms

Spirit Farms is a diverse, modern farming operation located in the heart of Illinois farm country in...Details

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Spirit of Peoria

The Spirit of Peoria is one of the nation’s overnight paddlewheelers. Hop aboard the Spirit of Peori...Details

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Spring Lake Nature Park

Spring Lake Nature Park in Streator, Illinois is 37.2 acres of natural land. The park includes two c...Details


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Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center

Plan a relaxing vacation and stay at the only hotel in the middle of Starved Rock State Park. Stay i...Details

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Starved Rock State Park

Starved Rock State Park is a world apart from anything else in Illinois. From the minute you wind yo...Details

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Weber House and Garden

The Weber House & Garden, is located south of Chicago near Starved Rock State Park and sits on 2...Details


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Westclox Museum

The Westclox Museum in Peru, Illinois presents visitors with a history of the Western Clock Company,...Details


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William Reddick Mansion

Historically important and architecturally unique, the Reddick Mansion anchors Washington Square, th...Details


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Zip Chicago

Zip Chicago Canopy Tours located in Marseilles, Illinois, is one of the highest, longest, tours in I...Details

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