Discover Nature

Along the Illinois River Road

Explore one of America's most scenic Byways

Travel along 150 miles of the Illinois River Road corridor, which stretches from Ottawa, IL south to Havana. Explore 100 natural and historic sites and numerous unique communities located throughout its 10-county region.

Upcoming Events

Awesome Ottawa Bike Tours

March 18 - September 30

Spring Floral Show

March 22 @ 10:00 am - April 24 @ 5:00 pm CDT

Visit the only remaining toll house on the Illinois & Michigan Canal

April 7 @ 11:00 am - October 27 @ 3:00 pm CDT
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Your next Illinois River Road adventure awaits

Whether you have an afternoon, a day, or long weekend for exploring the Illinois River Road, we have your must-see points of interests planned for you!