Journey Through Winter

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


February 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am CST

Lincoln, the Great Communicator

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT

Starved Rock Country Marathon, Half & 5k

May 9 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 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!