Resorts and Lodges
Camp Aramoni is a new luxury campground and event venue, located on the site of a former brickyard! This is the perfect destination for your next special event or weekend getaway. Guests will soon have the opportunity to experience "glamping", a relatively new trend that combines camping and hotel experiences into an exciting new form of travel. This luxury camping site will offer 10 safari-style glamping tents, a rustic pole barn with WiFi connectivity, various bonfire pits, secluded hiking trails, private access to the Vermilion River and a beautiful deck overlooking the river. Guests can expect yoga classes, guided hikes, local music events, nightly communal bonfires, private shuttle services to the nearby state parks and more.
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort
A spectacular family getaway just beyond the natural beauty of Starved Rock State Park Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort offers a casual and playful dining scene with a fun restaurant, bar and a convenient snack shop. The Honey Pot offers a convenient place to grab a quick bite to eat. Jack's Place Restaurant & Bar is a casual dining spot serving classic American cuisine, a selection of beverages, and frozen cocktails. The Bear Island Outdoor Bar & Grill is the place to unwind after a day of adventure in the beautiful Illinois Valley. The bar is nestled with scenic outdoor views that overlook the Curtis Canyon. Enjoy a drink sitting around the bar or unwinding next to the fire pit. Before a day of exploring Starved Rock State Park stop by the Grand Express Breakfast Buffet for a delicious, hot and fresh all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet.
Holiday Inn Club Vacations Fox River Resort
The sprawling, outdoor-orientated Holiday Inn Club Vacations Fox River Resort provides a fantastic family getaway only 90 minutes from Chicago. Having Pirate's Cay, one of the best indoor waterparks in Illinois, is just a start. This resort also includes an outdoor pool, indoor pool, 18-hole mini golf course, and fishing and boating lake. It's a kids' vacation paradise. Test your golf skills on the par 3, 9-hole golf course. The surrounding area is home to magnificent state parks and trails for hiking, such as beautiful Starved Rock State Park. The Holiday Inn Club Vacations Fox River Resort is more than a place to stay, it's a place to create memories.
Starved Rock Lodge and Confrence Center
Treat yourself to a relaxing vacation and get away to Starved Rock. Starved Rock State Park & the Starved Rock Lodge is the best getaway in Illinois if you enjoy hiking, outdoor adventure, history and architectural landmarks. Within the Lodge, you'll find historic ambiance in the main dining room where the atmosphere is friendly and casual. Relax and unwind in their indoor pool, hot tub and sauna or stop by The Back Door Lounge to fuel up before a hike or cool off with a locally brewed craft beer. Choose a rustic hotel room in the lodge or from one of their log cabins in the woods. Either way, you'll wake up refreshed from the natural beauty of the surroundings. Looking for a place to hold your business meeting? Starved Rock Lodge and Conference was voted the best lodge in the Midwest for a meeting. The Lodge and Conference Center is your Chicago wedding destination, especially an outdoor wedding.