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Both Matthiessen State Park and Starved Rock State Park are located here, famous for its St. Peter sandstone rock formations. Alternatively, you could head to August Hill Winery or Illinois River Winery for a tasting.

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Matthiessen State Park
Matthiessen State Park
Attraction type: State Parks
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Starved Rock State Park
Starved Rock State Park
Owner description: Known for its magnificent rock formations of St. Peter sandstone, this scenic park offers many hiking and horseback riding trails plus fishing and boating along the banks of the... more Owner description: Known for its magnificent rock formations of St. Peter sandstone, this scenic park offers many hiking and horseback riding trails plus fishing and boating along the banks of the Illinois River. less
Attraction type: State Parks; Hiking Trails
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LaSalle County Historical Society & Museum
Attraction type: History Museums
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Additional nearby recommended attractions:

Hegeler Carus Mansion
Hegeler Carus Mansion(La Salle)
Attraction type: Museums; Historic Sites
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Reddick Mansion and Gardens
Reddick Mansion and Gardens(Ottawa)
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Nonie's Bakery & Cafe
Nonie's Bakery & Cafe
Ranked #1 of 15 Restaurants in Utica
Cuisines: Bakery
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Cajun Connection
Cajun Connection
Ranked #2 of 15 Restaurants in Utica
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner
Two Girls and a Cupcake
Two Girls and a Cupcake
Ranked #3 of 15 Restaurants in Utica
Cuisines: Bakery
Dining options: Dessert
Skoog's Pub & Grill
Skoog's Pub & Grill
Ranked #4 of 15 Restaurants in Utica
Cuisines: American
Duffy's Tavern
Duffy's Tavern
Ranked #5 of 15 Restaurants in Utica
Cuisines: Irish
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Days Inn Oglesby/Starved Rock
2.0 of 5
Days Inn Oglesby/Starved Rock
$73 - $111
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Oglesby
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BEST WESTERN Oglesby Inn
BEST WESTERN Oglesby Inn
$74 - $110
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Oglesby
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Relax Inn
2.0 of 5
Relax Inn
$44 - $53
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Streator
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
$90 - $110

Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Super 8 Ottawa Starved Rock St Pk Area
2.0 of 5
Super 8 Ottawa Starved Rock St Pk Area
$73 - $98
Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Ottawa
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La Quinta Inn Peru Starved Rock State Park
2.0 of 5
La Quinta Inn Peru Starved Rock State Park
$75 - $111
Ranked #4 of 10 Hotels in Peru
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.