PO Box 570, Utica Illinois 61373
815-667-4211 Toll Free: 800-868-7625
This lodge and conference center is located in 2,700-acre Starved Rock State Park
in north central Illinois well known for its scenic river views, 18 magnificent glacier-carved canyons, and more than 15 miles of hiking trails. The La Salle County
native-stone-and-log lodge, built in part by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, features the Great Hall with its beamed ceiling and giant fireplace. The lodge houses 72 guest rooms with bluff views, full bath, TV, and telephone. A hotel wing with a lobby and indoor pool complex completes the building. There are an additional 22 cabin rooms, some with wood-burning fireplaces, on the complex. The conference center holds up to 250 people.
Other Motels, Hotels and Resorts nearby:
(North Aurora) Baymont Inn & Suites Chicago/North Aurora
(Dixon) Best Western Brandywine Lodge
(Aurora) Best Western Fox Valley Inn
(Bolingbrook) Comfort Inn
(Morris) Comfort Inn Morris
(Morris) Comfort Inn Morris
12/16 Coming to The Utica area
Dairy State Cheese and Beer Festival Kenosha WI April20 This fun-filled event includes cheese from around the state of Wisconsin, some of the area’s finest beers and live music.
North Shore Unitarian Church Art Fair Deerfield IL April27-28 NSUC's annual ART FAIR is a juried show featuring the original works of 65+ talented artists and artisans. The fine art and fine crafts exhibited include photography, painting, ceramics, glass, paper, woodwork, metalwork, jewelry, sculpture, fiber, clothing and mixed media. Exhibiting artists come from Illinois as well as from several surrounding states.
Dutch Days Festival Fulton IL May3-4 Arts and Crafts Vendors; Food and Concession Stands; Windmill Tours; Dutch Dancing and Costumes; Antique Tractor Display; Dutch Treasures Display; Heritage Canyon w/Early American Crafters; Hindeloopen Painting Demo and Sales; Stippling Display and Parade.
Chocolate Fest Long Grove IL May3-5 Dive into three days of nothing but CHOCOLATE! Mmm, chocolate strawberries, donuts, and much more! Every spring, the Village of Long Grove celebrates the existence of the world's best tasting antioxidant.
Lilac Time Art and Craft Fair Lombard IL May5 The Lilac Time Art and Craft Fair is held annually on St. Charles Road between Main and Elizabeth in downtown Lombard. All of the proceeds received from the craft booth rentals are donated to local charities. Features 140 craft exhibitors and 4000 attendees throughout the day.
Peoria Heights Art Fair Peoria Heights IL May11 A great weekend is planned; the show coincides with the Race for the Cure and the Illinois Art League members show at the Village Hall. A hospitality tent will be open throughout the Art Fair with coffee and donuts in the morning and water and fruit during the day .