Things to Do Near Kishauwau

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 on the Vermilion.


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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 www Activities
Boggio’s Orchard and Produce 12087 IL-71 Granville map 815-339-2460 www Orchard/Picking
Lock 16 Visitor Center 754 1st Street LaSalle map 815-223-1851 www Museum/Educational
Starved Rock Family Fun 522 US Highway 6 LaSalle 815-224-6360 golf driving range, miniature golf, arcades, shuffleboard, bocci ball
The Volunteer Canal Boat 754 1st Street LaSalle 815-220-1848 www
Zip Chicago 2681 E. Route 6 Marseilles map 815-795-5001 www Walking/Hiking, Other
The Cliffs Insane Terrain 2681 E. Route 6 Marseilles map 815-795-5001 www Other
Starved Rock State Park 2668 E 875th Rd Oglesby map 800-868-7625 www Walking/Hiking, Bird Watching, Biking
Matthiessen State Park Oglesby map 815-667-4868 www Walking/Hiking, Bird Watching, Biking
Cedar Creek Ranch Horseback Riding 249 SR-71 Oglesby map 815-481-3337 www Horseback Riding
Buffalo Rock State Park 1300 North 27th Road Ottawa map 815-667-4726 www Walking/Hiking, Bird Watching, Biking
Sky Dive Chicago 3215 E 1969th Road Ottawa 815-433-0000 www skydiving
Tanner’s Orchard 740 IL-40 Speer map 309-493-5442 www Orchard/Picking
Echo Bluffs Park and Recreation Area 3065 East Street Spring Valley map 815-447-2115 www Walking/Hiking, Bird Watching, Other
Ayers Landing Canoe Rental 3494 E. 2089th Road Wedron map 815-434-2233 www 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 www Cuisine
Pagan O’Leary’s Public House 304 S McCoy Street Granville map 815-339-6278 American, Casual, Other
Rolando’s Supper Club 212 E Vine Street Hennepin map 815-925-7211 American, Steakhouse, Supper Club
Lanuti’s 302 N Main (IL 89) Ladd map 815-894-2124 Italian
Ripp’s Tavern 311 N Main (IL 89) Ladd map 815-894-3051 www American, Casual
John’s North Star Inn 1840 St. Vincent’s Avenue LaSalle map 815-224-2271 American
Lil Bellas Pizza 814 1st Street LaSalle map 815-220-1410 www American, Italian, Casual
Monari’s 101 101 1st Street LaSalle map 815-223-0101 www American, Casual
Senica’s Oak Ridge Golf Club Route 6, (1 miles west of Rt 178) LaSalle (815) 223-7273 www
9th Street Pub 253 9th Street LaSalle map 815-223-8960 www American, Casual
Uptown Grill 601 1st Street LaSalle map 815-224-4545 www American, Casual
Buffalo Wild Wings 2807 Plaza Drive LaSalle map 815-780-8283 American, Casual, Chain
Fajita’s Mexican Restaurant 254 3rd Street LaSalle map 815-224-3020 Mexican, Casual
Bartley’s Supper Club 414 First Street LaSalle map 815-224-4689 www American, Supper Club
Coal Miner’s Cafe 100 W Hennepin Street Mark map 815-339-2210 American, Casual
Annie’s Hide-a-Way 323 Railroad Avenue Naplate 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 www 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 Oglesby (815) 883-9782 www
Moore’s Family Restaurant 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 Shop 1219 Fulton Street Ottawa map 815-433-0478 www American, Casual, Other
Cracker Barrel 4119 Columbus Street (IL 23) Ottawa map 815-431-9779 www 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 www Mexican, Casual
Monte’s Riverside 903 East Norris Drive (US 6) Ottawa map 815-434-5000 www American, Steakhouse, Italian, Casual
Row House 728 Columbus Street (IL 23) Ottawa map 815-434-3171 www 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 www American, Steakhouse, Italian, Casual
R. Grotto Ristorante 710 LaSalle Street Ottawa map 815-431-1100 www American, Italian, Casual
Mr. J’s Hot Dogs and Gyros 323 Madison Street Ottawa map 815-431-8888 www American, Casual, Other, Carry Out
Sunfield Restaurant 2754 Columbus Street Ottawa map 815-434-5500 www Italian, Mexican, Casual
The Right Spice Supper Club 2102 4th Street Peru map 815-223-9824 www 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 www American, Supper Club, Elegant
House of Hunan 2718 4th Street (US 6) Peru map 815-223-0969 www Asian
The Igloo 2819 4th Street (US 6) Peru map 815-223-0848 American
Lou’s LaGratto 3001 5th Street (west edge of Peru, just off US 6) Peru map 815-223-3083 www American, Italian, Casual
Mark Allen’s American Kitchen 1402 Peoria Street Peru map 815-220-0642 www 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 Italian, Casual
Prime Quarter Steakhouse 250 Backbone Road Princeton map 815-872-3500 www American, Steakhouse, Casual, Chain
Capponi’s Italian Restaurant 302 N Main Street (IL 117) Toluca map 815-452-2343 www American, Italian, Casual
Mona’s Italian Restaurant 202 N Main Street Toluca map 815-452-2303 www American, Italian, Elegant, Casual
Casey’s General Store 306 S 1st Street (IL 251) Tonica map 815-442-3277 www American, Italian, Chain, Carry Out
Cajun Connection 897 E US 6 Utica map 815-667-9855 www American, Casual, Other
Canal Port Bar and Grill 148 Mill Street Utica map 815-667-3010 www American, Casual
Captain’s Cove Restaurant at Starved Rock Marina 1134 N 27th Road Utica map 815-434-0081 www American, Casual
Duffy’s Tavern and Grill 101 Mill Street Utica map 815-667-4324 www American, Casual, Other
Skoog’s Pub and Grill 155 Mill Street Utica map 815-667-5800 www American, Mexican, Casual
Dining Room at Starved Rock Lodge IL Routes 178 & 71 Utica map 815-667-4211 www American, Steakhouse, Elegant, Casual

Pamper Yourself

Pamper yourself at our local salons and spas.

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

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  • 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.