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Kishauwau Country Cabins: Beauty and Bliss Near Starved Rock, IL

Getting out of the city for a scenic weekend has never been easier. If you are looking for lodging or accommodations near Starved Rock, Matthiessen State Parks, or Utica, IL, Kishauwau Country Cabins is the place to stay. Our property is host to 17 cabins in varying sizes. Spacious and well equipped, these cabins for rent are spread throughout 65 acres of beautiful wooded property on a bluff above the Vermilion River. Catering to large family reunions or a simple quiet getaway for couples, we are one of Illinois’ premier cabin rental destinations. Whether you're putting together a family reunion, needing a family vacation cabin or just a romantic weekend getaway for 2 Kishauwau Country Cabins has what you are looking for.

Beautiful Cabin Rentals In Illinois, A Short Drive From Chicago, Peoria and Bloomington!

Here’s a little-known secret: An hour-and-a-half drive from the southern suburbs of Chicago and two hours from downtown Chicago is an outdoor area with tons of fun and exciting options. Peoria and Bloomington are only an hour and a half to the south from Kishauwau Country Cabins! At Kishauwau Country Cabins, you’ll love being a 10 minute drive from Starved Rock State Park where there is plenty of gorgeous hiking and activities for your daily adventures. Utica, IL, is also close by, with many local shops, dining, wineries, and antiquing. Of course, you can also stay tucked away on our 65 acres of beautiful, quiet property at your country cabin retreat. Whether it’s romance you seek or getting the kids away from their cell phones and video games, Kishauwau Country Cabins has just what you need.

Cabins In Illinois That Allow Dogs

Kishauwau Country Cabins offers luxury vacation cabins for weekend, weeknight, and all-week getaways. We also welcome your dog with our three dog-friendly cabins on our property. We simply ask you read our pet policies in the “Terms and Conditions” tab or contact us prior to your trip. Each dog will add an additional $15 plus tax per night to your reservation with a firm two-dog limit per cabin. Please note, our booking engine will not allow you to add the dog fee. Add any dogs in the additional guests field and we will add them when we see the reservation.

Rustic Surroundings With Modern Touches

Our beautifully constructed cabins offer a blend of country charm equipped with modern conveniences. Each cabin rentals comes equipped with basic pots, pans, cooking utensils, and dishes in the kitchen, a covered porch (many with porch swings), a personal outdoor fire pit, an indoor wood stove or gas fireplace (for wintertime use only; contact us for details), and much more.

Natural Wonders In Every Direction

Close by you’ll find four state parks—Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park, Buffalo Rock State Park, and Illini State Park—that offer a multitude of recreational opportunities. Bicycling, hiking, horseback riding, golfing, and boat cruises/rentals are just a few of the many fun-filled activities. In the winter, cross-country skiing and eagle watching are popular with our guests. With a wide range of activities in the area, everyone in the entire family will be able to find something they love doing at Kishauwau Country Cabins. Have a special interest or want to plan your trip? Check out the Things to Do tab for the Calendar of Events to get more information. During the year there are many festivals, fairs, flea markets, auctions, and other fun local activities around Starved Rock.

It’s Different In Starved Rock: Come Explore!

It’s time to break away from the daily hassles of life and plan your next vacation at Kishauwau Country Cabins. Our Starved Rock, IL, oasis lets you enjoy serenity, fresh air, soft nature sounds, pleasant neighbors, wonderful sleep, and fantastic memories. Whether you’re about to embark on your first cabin trip or you’re a seasoned cabin renter, we hope you enjoy your stay with us.

Due to the nature of our cabins and the type of getaway we are offering, we do not host prom rentals, spring break groups, or bachelor/bachelorette parties. If you are a group of friends looking for a getaway, everyone in the group must be a minimum age of 28 years old to rent with us. If you are a couple looking to stay with us you must both be a minimum age of 21 years old to rent with us and looking for the peace and quiet getaway we are offering our guests.


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Why Choose Us

  • Cabins near Starved Rock? We are the only mom & pop cabin rental property in this area like what we offer!
  • Our property is host to 17 cabins in varying sizes.
  • The only cabin lodging near Starved Rock State Park like what we offer.
  • They are spread throughout 55 acres of beautiful wooded property in north central Illinois.
  • Just a 1 1/2 – 2 hour drive from the Chicagoland area here in Illinois with a multitude of things to do. Click Here for the events calendar.
  • Kishauwau Country Cabins offers rental luxury vacation cabins for weekend, weeknight, and all-week getaways here in Illinois. Now renting our largest cabin for Baby/Bridal Showers and Business Meetings Sunday – Thursday from September – May. Please call for details.
  • Four state parks close by – Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park, Buffalo Rock State Park, and Illini State Park.