Things to Do Near Kishauwau Country Cabins

There’s a lot to see, eat and do just minutes from your cabin at Kishauwau. Below are a few of our favorite restaurants, attractions, and other useful things within about 30 minutes drive from Kishauwau Country Cabins.


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Outdoor Attractions

There’s plenty to do outdoors year-round within a short drive of Kishauwau Country Cabins. Hiking, biking, bird watching, fishing, hunting, and so much more awaits you.

Outdoors Address City Map Phone Link Activities
Boggio’s Orchard and Produce 12087 IL-71 Granville Map 815-339-2460 Link Orchard/Picking
Lock 16 Visitor Center 754 1st Street LaSalle Map 815-223-1851 Link Museum/Educational
Starved Rock Family Fun 522 US Highway 6 LaSalle Map 815-224-6360 golf driving range, miniature golf, arcades, shuffleboard, bocci ball
I&M Canal Boat 754 1st Street LaSalle Map 815-220-1848 Link
Zip Chicago 2681 E. Route 6 Marseilles Map 815-795-5001 Link Walking/Hiking, Other
The Cliffs Insane Terrain 2681 E. Route 6 Marseilles Map 815-795-5001 Link Other
Starved Rock State Park 2668 E 875th Rd Oglesby Map 800-868-7625 Link Walking/Hiking, Bird Watching, Biking
Matthiessen State Park 2500 Illinois Route 178 Oglesby Map 815-667-4868 Link Walking/Hiking, Bird Watching, Biking
Cedar Creek Ranch Horseback Riding 249 SR-71 Oglesby Map 815-481-3337 Link Horseback Riding
Buffalo Rock State Park 1300 North 27th Road Ottawa Map 815-667-4726 Link Walking/Hiking, Bird Watching, Biking
Sky Dive Chicago 3215 E 1969th Road Ottawa Map 815-433-0000 Link Skydiving
Tanner’s Orchard 740 IL-40 Speer Map 309-493-5442 Link Orchard/Picking
Echo Bluffs Park and Recreation Area 3065 East Street Spring Valley Map 815-447-2115 Link Walking/Hiking, Bird Watching, Other
Ayers Landing Canoe Rental 3494 E. 2089th Road Wedron Map 815-434-2233 Link Walking/Hiking, Canoeing/Rafting/Kayaking

Food and Drink

Your cabin is a calm, secluded retreat from civilization. But it’s only minutes away from dozens of great places to eat and drink. Here are a few of our favorites, organized by city.

Restaurant Address City Map Phone Link Cuisine
Starved Rock Lodge Restaurant 2668 East 873 Road Oglesby Map 815-667-4211 Link American, Steakhouse, Elegant, Casual
Rolando’s Supper Club 212 E Vine Street Hennepin Map 815-925-7211 American, Steakhouse, Supper Club
Brandy's Fine Food & Cocktails 1519 Water Street Peru Map 815-220-1744 Link American, Steakhouse, Casual
Ripp’s Tavern 311 N Main (IL 89) Ladd Map 815-894-3051 Link American, Casual
John’s North Star Inn 1840 St. Vincent’s Avenue LaSalle Map 815-224-2271 Link American
Lil Bellas Pizza 814 1st Street LaSalle Map 815-220-1410 Link American, Italian, Casual
Monari’s 101 101 1st Street LaSalle Map 815-223-0101 Link American, Casual
Senica’s Oak Ridge Golf Club Route 6, (1 miles west of Rt 178) LaSalle Map (815) 223-7273 Link American, Casual
9th Street Pub 253 9th Street LaSalle Map 815-223-8960 Link American, Casual
Uptown Grill 601 1st Street LaSalle Map 815-224-4545 Link American, Casual
Buffalo Wild Wings 2807 Plaza Drive LaSalle Map 815-416-0048 American, Casual, Chain
Fajita’s Mexican Restaurant 254 3rd Street LaSalle Map 815-224-3020 Link Mexican, Casual
Bartley’s Supper Club 414 First Street LaSalle Map 815-224-4689 Link American, Supper Club
Coal Miner’s Cafe 100 E Hennepin Street Mark Map 815-339-2210 American, Casual
Annie’s Hide-a-Way 323 Railroad Avenue Ottawa Map 815-433-9686 American, Italian
Casa Mia Lounge and Restaurant 219 18th Avenue Naplate Map 815-434-0758 American, Steakhouse, Italian, Mexican
Cedar Creek Ranch Horseback Riding 249 SR-71 Oglesby Map 815-481-3337 Link American, Casual
Garzanelli’s Supper Club 750 N Columbia Avenue Oglesby Map 815-883-8633 American, Supper Club
MJ’s Pub & Grill 139 E Walnut Street Oglesby Map (815) 883-9782 Link American, Casual
The Rootbeer Stand 225 N Columbia Avenue Oglesby Map 815-883-9254 American, Casual
Oriental Kitchen 146 E Walnut Street Oglesby Map 815-883-7000 Asian, Casual
Bianchi’s Pizza 607 LaSalle Street Ottawa Map 815-434-6884 American, Italian, Casual
Cheese Shoppe & Deli 1219 Fulton Street Ottawa Map 815-433-0478 Link American, Casual, Other
Cracker Barrel 4119 Columbus Street (IL 23) Ottawa Map 815-431-9779 Link American, Casual, Chain
Hank’s Farm Restaurant 2973 North State Route 71 (IL 71 between US 6 and I-80) Ottawa Map 815-433-2540 American, Casual
Hi-Way Restaurant 210 Norris Drive (US 6) Ottawa Map 815-431-9431 American, Casual
Jardine’s Mexican Restaurant 711 LaSalle Street Ottawa Map 815-434-2833 Link Mexican, Casual
Monte’s Riverside 903 East Norris Drive (US 6) Ottawa Map 815-434-5000 Link American, Steakhouse, Italian, Casual
Row House 728 Columbus Street (IL 23) Ottawa Map 815-434-3171 Link American, Elegant, Casual, Other
Thai Cafe 610 Columbus Street (IL 23) Ottawa Map 815-431-8400 Asian, Carry Out
Woody’s Steak House 1321 N LaSalle Street Ottawa Map 815-433-2400 Link American, Steakhouse, Italian, Casual
R. Grotto Ristorante 710 LaSalle Street Ottawa Map 815-431-1100 Link American, Italian, Casual
Mr. J’s Hot Dogs and Gyros 323 Madison Street Ottawa Map 815-431-8888 Link American, Casual, Other, Carry Out
Sunfield Restaurant 2754 Columbus Street Ottawa Map 815-434-5500 Link Italian, Mexican, Casual
The Right Spice Supper Club 2102 4th Street Peru Map 815-223-9824 Link American, Supper Club
Liberty Restaurant 1131 Shooting Park Road Peru Map 815-224-3240 American, Casual
Amici’s Ristorante 612 4th St (US 6) Peru Map 815-220-1800 Link American, Supper Club, Elegant
House of Hunan 2718 4th Street (US 6) Peru Map 815-223-0969 Link Asian
The Igloo 2819 4th Street (US 6) Peru Map 815-223-0848 Link American
Lou’s LaGratto 3001 5th Street (west edge of Peru, just off US 6) Peru Map 815-223-3083 Link American, Italian, Casual
Mark Allen’s American Kitchen 1402 Peoria Street Peru Map 815-220-0642 Link American, Casual
Master Stir Fry 4241 Venture Drive Peru Map 815-223-8883 Asian, Casual
Peru Pizza House 1702 4th Street Peru Map 815-223-7408 Link Italian, Casual
Prime Quarter Steakhouse 250 Backbone Road Princeton Map 815-872-3500 Link American, Steakhouse, Casual, Chain
Capponi’s Italian Restaurant 302 N Main Street (IL 117) Toluca Map 815-452-2343 Link American, Italian, Casual
Mona’s Italian Restaurant 202 N Main Street Toluca Map 815-452-2303 Link American, Italian, Elegant, Casual
Casey’s General Store 306 S 1st Street (IL 251) Tonica Map 815-442-3277 Link American, Italian, Chain, Carry Out
Cajun Connection 897 E US 6 Utica Map 815-667-9855 Link American, Casual, Other
Canal Port Bar and Grill 148 Mill Street Utica Map 815-667-3010 Link American, Casual
Captain’s Cove Restaurant at Starved Rock Marina 1134 N 27th Road Utica Map 815-434-0081 Link American, Casual
Duffy’s Tavern and Grill 101 Mill Street Utica Map 815-667-4324 Link American, Casual, Other
Skoog’s Pub and Grill 155 Mill Street Utica Map 815-667-5800 Link American, Mexican, Casual

Pamper Yourself

Pamper yourself at our local salons and spas.

Company Address City Phone Link
Butterfly Landing 1631 4th Street Peru (815) 220-0979 Link
Ariva Skin Care & Day Spa 3940 Route 251, Peru Mall Peru 815-220-1486 Link

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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.