We add FUN to the beauty and history of Ottawa! Enhance your enjoyment of our amazing fall colors with one of our informative, exciting guided tours. We offer guided tours to fit everyone’s lifestyle. Bike Tours, Walking Tours, Drive/Hike Tours, Seasonal Haunted Tours or a custom tour to fit your Read more [...]
Michael Waddell’s Bone Collector has opened its first store in Ottawa. You’ll find authentic Bone Collector merchandise, including apparel, housewares and automotive items.
Acquired in 1970 by the LaSalle County Conservation District, the 333-acre Catlin Park (open May-October) is a mix of bluff land oak-hickory forest, chinquapin oak savanna, maple-basswood dominated steep ravines, and tallgrass prairie habitats. Cottonwood, sycamore, and hackberry dominate the bottomland forests. Ash, basswood, and black cherry dot the landscape. Read more [...]
Home decorations, fine gifts, florals and crafts
Roast! See! Sip! Visit Famous Coffee Roasters, conveniently located in the 807 Building housing Jeremiah Joes Coffee! See how beans are received from overseas shippers, are selected and how roasting converts the raw product into your favorite beverage. Tour includes your own take-away sample and coupons for coffee and sweet Read more [...]
The only I&M Canal toll house in existence, The Ottawa Office offers a unique glimpse of what life was like in the 1800’s. As only one of four stops for the collection of tolls, these houses once stood in LaSalle, Lockport and Chicago with the LaSalle office closing in 1876. Read more [...]
Located at the Starved Rock Lock & Dam, the Illinois Waterway Visitors Center is owned and operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps maintains the lock and dam system along the entire Illinois Waterway from Lake Michigan to Grafton, IL where the Illinois River empties into the Read more [...]
Jeremiah Joe Coffee opened on November 2nd, 2002 with the hope and dreams to bring great coffee to our customers. While on your journey stop in and get the popular Jeremiah Joe Mocha with white satin chocolate, espresso, milk and topped with whipped cream and swirls of caramel.
Wide selection of garden ornaments and decoration.
Fresh coffee roasts, speciality coffee drinks and snacks.
Come to Ottawa’s Old Town Farmers Market to purchase freshly picked, home-grown vegetables and fruits! Also featured are home baked goods, jams and jellies, dog treats, handmade soaps and fresh roasted coffee. With a motto of we BAKE it, we GROW it, we SELL it FRESH, your sure to find Read more [...]
Salads, pasta, deserts, sandwiches – specializes in deep dish pizza
Educational materials for teachers and children – games, books, toys, puppets
Glassblowing studio and gallery, original hand-blown art glass and jewelry
Interior decorations – “Living Spaces Inspired by Life”