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Why You Should Visit Starved Rock Lodge in August

Summer does not officially end until September 21, so why not make the most of this wonderful season? Throughout August, the park is green and lush with foliage, the river cruises are running and there are fun things to do inside, even if it’s hot outside. There’s a certain joy…

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Winner Chosen in EAT, SLEEP, HIKE Contest

Congratulations to Connie B., the winner of our EAT, SLEEP, HIKE overnight stay. Thank you to everyone who liked and shared our post. We hope to have another giveaway in the near future for those unable to participate due to circumstances beyond our control. Check back on our page for…

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Say Yes to a Summer Road Trip!

Get ready for a fun-filled summer! Starved Rock Lodge has just announced several new events (along with traditional favorites) for the season ahead. On the Veranda, live music will fill the air from 8-11pm every Friday (and on select Saturdays) through Labor Day. Click here to see our Veranda…

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Starved Rock Lodge Named Best Hotel

Good news for Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center! We are proud to say we were nominated and received the most votes in the Best of North Central Illinois Ballot 2023 in the category: Best Hotel! This annual contest is sponsored by WALLS 102, Q-HIT MUSIC, Classic Hits 106, WGLC Classic Country, 100.9FM Rocks!…

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Calendars ready! Let the fun begin.

Get ready for a fun-filled summer! Starved Rock Lodge has just announced several new events (along with traditional favorites) for the season ahead. Live music on the Veranda kicks off on Friday, May 26th from 8-11pm. Jeff Manfredini will be playing a variety of Rock, Pop, Folk and Country hits…

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Spring Hike: A great way to reconnect with nature.

Remember making a New Year’s Resolution? That was 3 months ago! Perhaps you were able to lose weight, gain new friends or fulfill your dream to travel. Here we are at the end of the first quarter of 2023— and spring is in the air. In Illinois, temperatures are still…

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Book Some March Fun Today!

There’s something for everyone at Starved Rock Lodge. Check out what’s coming up in March. Rock Star competition continues in the Main Dining Room on Wednesday nights, starting at 7pm. The doors open at 5pm, so come early and get a good seat. Contestants will perform their choice of an…

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Hurry Up Spring-We’re Waiting for You!

A relaxing getaway paired with comfort food and short hikes to photo-worthy locations are just a few reasons to book a trip to Starved Rock Lodge. The time between the last snowfall and the first warm day of Spring is special; it allows you to reconnect with nature and take…

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Make the Most of Winter!

“Celebrate with Us” is the best overnight getaway for Valentine’s Day, a wedding anniversary or anytime you want to raise a toast to life’s memorable moments. A special “Valentine’s Day” Menu is planned for Feb. 14th in the Main Dining Room of historic Starved Rock Lodge (located a short drive…

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Embrace the Taste of Fall!

A change of seasons means a new selection of creatively crafted cocktails in the Back Door Lounge at Starved Rock Lodge. Warm up on a cool autumn afternoon with a hot toddy called “Morticia’s Nitecap” or perk up your day with this Galliano Expresso Coffee called “I Like It A…

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