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Enjoy the taste of locally-produced wine in August Hill Winery’s Tasting Room. Beautifully decorated in modern decor, the tasting room has a welcoming environment and is the perfect place for a special evening out or to catch up with a group of friends. Select from a variety of wines and Read more [...]
Ron McFarlain started Cajun Connection in 1995. Since then, his restaurant has continued to grow and it now attracts travelers from across the country. Hailing from the swamps near Lake Charles, LA, Ron strives to provide the most authentic Cajun experience possible. From jambalaya to frog legs and alligator, there Read more [...]
Located in the heart of downtown Utica, Canal Port offers fine dining in a casual atmosphere. The restaurant specializes in steak, pork chops, and seafood, but don’t count them out for a delicious lunch. Their homemade soups, sandwiches, and salads are always sure to please.
Find your next treasure at Clarks Run Antique Mall located one block west of historic downtown Utica. With new inventory added daily, more than 52 display showcases, over a dozen floor booths, and the Eagle’s Nest Gift Shop (upstairs), Clarks Run Antique Mall delivers on providing a high-quality showplace for Read more [...]
While exploring Utica your tummy might start to growl. If that’s the case, maybe an ice cream cone will help you out! Country Cupboard offers a wide selection of hand-dipped ice cream to hit the spot. Barbeque sandwiches, hot dogs, and other treats are available as well!
Portrait Studio and Art Gallery located downtown Utica in the 1874 Clark Building. Creating family heirlooms thru portraiture and also artwork by local artists.
You don’t have to travel to Ireland to experience an authentic Irish pub. Duffy’s Tavern, a staple of downtown Utica, serves up delicious Irish favorites and compliments them with a large selection of imported and domestic beer, liquor, and wine. We recommend starting off with some nachos and then diving Read more [...]
Located in downtown Utica, Harmony Painting and Home Decor is a seller of restored vintage painted furniture, etched wine glasses, Swan Creek soy-based candles, and Annie Sloan Chalk Paint- an easy-to-use paint that typically can be applied to furniture without sanding and priming. Stop in today!
Sip on locally-produced wine at the Illinois River Winery tasting room located on Illinois Route 178 in Utica. Creating an “old world casual” atmosphere with bistro seating and comfortable couches, and a 30′ bar, the tasting room has up to 30 handcrafted wines available daily. The tasting room also has Read more [...]
Illinois Sparkling Wine Co. is an independently-owned craft winery that specializes in making exceptional wines that aren’t stuffy or intimidating using the traditional method. Their wines are made in Peru, Illinois with 100% Illinois grown grapes. Stop in today at August Will Winery in Utica and experience sparkling wine the Read more [...]
The River Valley is known for its delicious food and Joy & Eds knows how to dish it up. Located in downtown Utica, Joy & Eds is more than just a bar, it’s a family-friendly restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Are you looking for the perfect place for a romantic getaway? Landers House in Utica offers country lodging with all the amenities for a pampering experience. Located one half block east of historic downtown Utica and only one mile from Starved Rock, Landers House has four cottages, a suite, and Read more [...]
The Utica Museum Complex houses the LaSalle County Historical Society, a group that acquired the stone warehouse (ca. 1848), one of 3 remaining original buildings on the I&M, which houses the society’s headquarters as well as a bookstore/gift shop and a number of exceptional exhibits. Also part of the complex Read more [...]
Just 5 miles south, the deep canyons and towering moss-covered bluffs at Starved Rock State Park will make you feel as though you’ve left the Prairie State altogether. Hike 13 miles of well-marked trails along canyons with splashing waterfalls.
Mitchell’s Grove Nature Preserve is a 184-acre wooded site donated to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources in 1998 by William H. and Irene Mitchell. The Mitchell family’s conservation ethic has protected this unusual area since its purchase in 1879. From a geologic standpoint, Mitchell’s Grove was right in the Read more [...]
With over 10,000 items for sale, you are sure to find something unique at Mix’s Trading Post. Leather goods, jackets, Red Wing Boots, Minnetonka Moccasins, and Army Surplus items are just a few of the things you’ll find.
Nonie’s Bakery & Cafe is open daily and serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Relax in the Norman Rockwell/Grandma’s Dining Room or outside under the gazebo. Sandwiches, ice cream, espresso drinks, and fresh baked goods are just a few of the delicious treats offered at Nonie’s. Vegetarian menu options are also Read more [...]
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You can’t leave hungry when you visit Skoog’s Pub & Grill in downtown Utica. Since opening in 2000, Skoog’s has become well-known for their homemade entrees. Skoog’s was built on the idea of great food, large portions, and an enjoyable dining and drinking experience, according to the restaurant’s website. Their Read more [...]
Stonehead leather offers a wide variety of biker apparel and accessories including leather jackets, vests, gloves, saddle bags, belts, wallets, pursues, and more! Men’s, women’s, and children’s jackets and vests are available. Stop in today!
Exactly what you are thinking! “Bistro: A small restaurant serving moderately-priced, simple meals in a comfortable setting.” Enjoy breakfast, brunch, or lunch in a cozy and welcoming environment. French toast, crepes, frittatas, sandwiches, salads, soups, and more are offered at The Bistro.
Relax and rejuvenate at The Willows Hotel in Utica. A quaint, boutique hotel, The Willows Hotel has individually-decorated rooms, each with their own unique style to fit your personality and it is only minutes away shopping, restaurants, museums, and Starved Rock and Matthiessen State Parks. Deluxe suites, suites, and standard Read more [...]
Towpath Collectibles offers one-of-a kind pieces and caters to several unique interests. Fossils, Native American artifacts, sterling silver jewelry, and antiques are only a few of the items available for purchase. Come in today and find your next treasure. In business for over 20 years, Towpath Collectibles reflects the special Read more [...]