Shopping in the Starved Rock State Park Area

229 Estates

Specialty Shops
Vintage and antique items brought in daily from Estates for resale. Walk-ins welcome, percentages vary.

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A Mess of Things

Antiques & Collectables
A Mess of Things in Ottawa, Illinois is your shopping destination for vintage, shabby chic, recycled, home décor, and clothing items. The store is a real treasure with a variety of unique items. The shop is located in Downtown Ottawa with plenty of free parking and is close to restaurants and assortment of stores.

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Applebee's Bait Shop

Specialty Shops
Applebee’s Bait Shop is conveniently located right off of I-80 in Utica. The Shop is open 7 days week to provide bait, tackle and fishing licenses to fisherman looking to enjoy a relaxing day on the lakes and streams at Starved Rock State Park. Applebee’s Bait Shop has fishing guides available for Illinois River and LaSalle Lake.

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August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co.

Specialty Shops
August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. in Downtown Utica is Starved Rock Country’s award winning winery. August Hill Winery has been making wine since 2002. The Winery includes caves for aging wine, a tasting room, a sparkling wine program, and a staff that is family. A visit to winery allows you to not only taste the wine but see how the wine is made. Enjoy wine tastings of the August Hill Winery in the tasting room or on the outdoor patio and enjoy live music in the lounge.In ...

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Blain's Farm & Fleet - Ottawa

Apparel
Blain’s Farm & Fleet is a specialty discount retailer in the Starved Rock area of Ottawa, Illinois. The chain currently has 38 stores in Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois. The stores sell tires, agricultural supplies and equipment, hunting and fishing equipment and licenses, kitchen appliances, housewares, automotive goods, men's & women's clothing, household hardware, lawn and garden supplies, outdoor power tools, pumps and generators, paint, pet supplies, candy, sporting goods, ...

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Clarks Run Antiques

Jewelry & Accessories
Clarks Run Antiques is located in Utica, near Starved Rock State Park. Clarks Run Antiques is Starved Rock Country’s largest antique store with over 70 vendors, and has been voted best in the Midwest. Clarks Run sells rusty, recycled, weathered, refinished, shabby, vintage and trendy antiques. Touch and feel the excitement of a great find as you enjoy the hunt at Clarks Run Antiques.  Part of the Heritage Corridor Antique Trail.

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Clarks Run Creek Wine & Gifts

Specialty Shops
Clarks Run Creek Wine & Gifts is located near Starved Rock State Park. Clarks Run Creek is the perfect environment for getting a taste of the local culture and spending time with friends. The wine store features a great selection of wines from all around the world, as well as many Illinois wines such as Spirit Knob, Blue Sky, Kickapoo Creek and Pheasant Hollow. Enjoy a tasting glass in their spacious and comfortable lounge overlooking beautiful Downtown Utica.

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Fine Field Pottery Company

Specialty Shops
Fine Field Pottery creates functional, affordable, and artistic pieces of stoneware pottery. The stoneware pottery could last for generations if treated right and is dishwasher, microwave and oven safe. The Fine Field Pottery Company makes each piece is handmade, glazed and fired in their FFP Studio. The Fine Field Pottery Studio in Streator, Illinois, has open studio hours the first Wednesday of the month, and you can learn about the process of throwing, glazing and firing.

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H & H Mercantile/Veranda

Apparel
H & H Mercantile in Streator, Illinois offers the largest selection of vintage vinyl in LaSalle County. The store has many eclectic and unique items, such as antiques, jewelry, collectibles, housewares, small furniture and more. Located on historic Main Street in Downtown Streator, H & H Mercantile provides big city shopping at small town prices.

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Handy Foods

Drug/Convenience/Grocery Store
Handy Foods is the place to shop in Ottawa and the Starved Rock area if you are looking for the highest level of quality, fresh products and service at affordable prices. The grocer wants to give customers a special feeling when they shop at the store. Each customer will be greeted when they enter and they will carry your groceries out when you are ready to leave. The store is your typical grocery store serving a wide selection of dairy products, a deli, canned goods and meat. ...

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Herman's Package Store

Drug/Convenience/Grocery Store
Herman’s Package Store offers its customers a wide selection of domestic and imported beers, wines, and spirits, along with sodas, tobacco products, snacks, and bar supplies. Herman’s Package Store has been serving the Ottawa Starved Rock area since 1944. Make sure to pick up some local favorite craft beer, Radium City and Tangled Roots Brewing Company. Part of the Heritage Corridor Ale Trail.

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Hornbaker Gardens, Inc.

Specialty Shops
The Hornbaker Gardens is a family owned and operated nursery located just 5 miles southeast of Princeton. Hornbaker Gardens is a specialty destination garden center, arboretum and botanical gardens in one beautiful location. Stroll through the extensive display gardens for inspiration. The garden center stocks over 400 varieties of hostas along with a large selection of perennials, tree & shrubs, daylilies and other perennials, grasses, aquatics, annuals, pottery, granite ...

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Jobst Monuments & Gifts

Specialty Shops
Jobst Monuments & Gifts is two shops in one, housed in an historic 1800’s building. The store carries unique gifts for the home and garden, as well as provide family and civic memorials. When visiting Jobst Monuments & Gifts be sure to stop by the fairy garden corner. A great store to stop at when visiting the Starved Rock area.

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K's Secret Garden

Specialty Shops
K’s Secret Garden in Streator, Illinois is your shopping destination for unique gifts and creations. Whether you are looking for a gift for that special someone or birthday, K’s Secret Garden has the perfects gifts for all occasions.

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Lock 16 Cafe & Gift Shop

Specialty Shops
The Lock 16 Gift Shop is located at the Lock 16 Visitor Center in LaSalle. Gift Shop boasts a wide selection of unique gifts, seasonal décor, cards, books, souvenirs and mementos and exclusive I&M Canal Boat items. No matter the occasion you’re sure to find the perfect I&M Canal themed gifts at the Lock 16 Gift Shop.

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Prairie Fox Books

Specialty Shops
Prairie Fox Books is an independent bookstore in Ottawa, Illinois. The book store features an English library-style atmosphere and offering tea and knowledgeable booksellers. The store is home to “Sonny the Cat," say hi to this reading companion before departing with your books. Prairie Fox Books hopes to create a community gathering space for book lovers of the area.

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Roxie's Sweet Confections

Specialty Shops
Satisfy your sweet tooth in Utica at Roxie’s Sweet Confections. Roxie’s offers homemade candy and a nostalgic trip down memory lane with candy you had as a kid. Besides homemade candies and nostalgic candies, Roxie’s Sweet Confections provides bulk candy, cheesecake, flavored coffee, dog treats, jams, honey, cannoli’s, and eight flavors of Sisler’s ice cream. Being located so closely to Starved Rock State Park, Roxie’s is the perfect place for an after hike snack.

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The Cafe at Starved Rock Lodge

Drug/Convenience/Grocery Store
The Starved Rock Café is open daily and conveniently located on the west end of the property, just off the Lobby. Stop in for a breakfast sandwich, delicious coffee or a caramel latte. Place your to-go order in the Café for breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks. Try our delicious fudge or Artisan ice cream (we make both right here at the Lodge). We also have craft beer by the can and Illinois-made wines. The Cafe also carries travel supplies.

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Veranda

Apparel
Veranda is a vinyl record store located in Streator, Illinois. The store offers a wide selection of vinyl records and artwork to choose from.

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Weeta's Boutique

Apparel
Ladies unique clothing located on the scenic Illinois River in Starved Rock Country! Well known for providing personal attention to every detail.

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Scenes from Around the Corridor