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Starved Rock State Park and Starved Rock Lodge are open. Although the Lodge is privately managed, guests and employees of the Lodge must wear face masks in all (indoor) public areas, maintain social distancing of 6-feet and comply with all state regulations. Enjoy limited indoor dining, outdoor dining on the Veranda or place a carry-out order. The Starved Rock Cafe and Trailheads Concessions are also open daily for food, drinks, ice cream and more.

Spirit of Peoria

This wonderful overnight trip includes two relaxing days of cruising down the river. Enjoy all you can eat buffet meals served throughout the day on the boat. Entertainment includes live singing, guitar, banjo and ragtime piano, storytelling, historical information at various spots and wildlife sightings. Entertainment at Starved Rock Lodge includes a musical tribute show* with a lunch or dinner buffet and an optional guided hike. For more information and to book, please contact the Spirit of Peoria at (309) 637-8000.

Northbound 2 day / 1 night
Peoria to Starved Rock

September 23-24, 2020 (Patsy Cline Tribute Show)
October 5-6, 2020 (Oktoberfest)
October 19-20, 2020 (Oktoberfest)

Southbound 2 day / 1 night
Starved Rock to Peoria

September 24-25, 2020 (Patsy Cline Tribute Show)
October 6-7, 2020 (Oktoberfest)
October 20-21, 2020 (Oktoberfest)

*Please note: During the month of October, our annual Oktoberfest celebration will take place in lieu of a musical tribute show. Guided hike not available in October.

Starting at $560 for 2 guests


  • Relaxing boat ride on the Spirit of Peoria
  • Overnight stay for two at Starved Rock Lodge
  • Entertainment

For more information call: (309) 637-8000


Available in July, August, September and October. Please see above for specific dates.


Must be booked through the Spirit of Peoria by calling (309) 637-8000 or visiting www.spiritofpeoria.com

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