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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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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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Matthiessen State Park
Matthiessen State Park
Attraction type: State Parks
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LaSalle County Historical Society & Museum
LaSalle County Historical Society & Museum
Attraction type: History Museums
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Grand Village of the Illinois
Attraction type: Ghost Towns; Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Additional nearby recommended attractions:

Illinois Waterway Visitor Center
Illinois Waterway Visitor Center(Ottawa)
Attraction type: Visitor Centers
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Nonie's Bakery & Cafe
Nonie's Bakery & Cafe
Ranked #1 of 19 Restaurants in Utica
Price: $6 - $10
Cuisines: Healthy, American, Cafe
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Starved Rock Lodge - Main Dining Room
Starved Rock Lodge - Main Dining Room
Ranked #2 of 19 Restaurants in Utica
Cuisines: American, Bar
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cajun Connection
Cajun Connection
Ranked #3 of 19 Restaurants in Utica
Cuisines: Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Duffy's Tavern
Duffy's Tavern
Ranked #4 of 19 Restaurants in Utica
Cuisines: American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Skoog's Pub & Grill
Skoog's Pub & Grill
Ranked #5 of 19 Restaurants in Utica
Price: $8 - $25
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Super 8 Mendota
2.0 of 5
Super 8 Mendota
$57 - $75
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Mendota
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Relax Inn
2.0 of 5
Relax Inn
$58 - $71
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Streator
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Comfort Inn
2.5 of 5
Comfort Inn
$77 - $121
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Mendota
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
3.0 of 5
Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
$174 - $180
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Utica
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Super 8 Ottawa Starved Rock
2.0 of 5
Super 8 Ottawa Starved Rock
$77 - $101
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Ottawa
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Days Inn Oglesby/ Starved Rock
2.0 of 5
Days Inn Oglesby/ Starved Rock
$80 - $162
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Oglesby
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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.