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Belle Of The Rock

See Starved Rock From The River While Riding On An Authentic Paddlewheel Boat.

815-434-9200

Canal Market

Antiques, collectibles, handmade, homegrown, inside & outside vendors.

815-667-4861

Grand Bear’s Canyon Creek Miniature Golf

Challenge the kids to 18 holes of fun at Canyon Creek Miniature Golf Course. This 18-hole mini golf adventure is a blast with a flowing stream and waterfall. The course is open weather permitting. Located at Grand Bear Lodge

866-399-3866

Grand Bear’s Grand Bear Island

Let’s face it, everyone gets cabin fever! Get wild in nature at Bear Island, a four-tiered observation deck that overlooks Curtis Canyon – a breathtaking 80 foot seasonal waterfall that gives you a real appreciation for nature’s artwork. Bear Island is open year round for hiking and viewing the beauty of the landscape.

866-399-3866

Hegeler Carus Mansion

The stately Hegeler Carus Mansion is an architectural masterpiece and a key to the rich history of the Illinois Valley, the Midwest and the nation.

815-224-6543

Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway

The Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway unites more than 100 nature-based destinations throughout the Illinois River Valley, beginning in Ottawa and ending 140 miles south in Havana. The Byway showcases great places where visitors and residents alike can go to discover and experience the nature of the region. From hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, canoeing, … Continue reading Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway

309-495-5909

LaSalle County Tourism Coalition

All of us in LaSalle County invite you to experience a family vacation destination that was worth waiting for.

LaSalle Speedway

Mid America's most exciting high banked clay oval. Drivers compete in furious side by side stock car racing.

815-223-6900

Lock 16 Visitor Center And LaSalle Canal Boat

Board the LaSalle Canal Boat and enjoy the scenery, history, and relaxation of a mule-pulled ride on the historic Illinois & Michigan Canal.

815-223-1851