Stop in and see transportation memorabilia ranging over 150 years! Featuring hay carriers from the 1860’s, Buggy’s from the early 1900’s and even a 1927 Model T! For you route 66 enthusiasts, see one of the largest collections of Gas Pump Globes dating from the 1940’s all the way up 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.
Home-cooked foods prepared to order with natural ingredients
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
Welcome to Fox River Bed and Breakfast ~ a historic Victorian farm house located 90 miles West of Chicago, and eight miles North of Ottawa, Illinois in the country on 17 lovely acres! We are surrounded by more things to do than you could ever imagine, the area is rich 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.
Larry is a 2nd (possibly 3rd) generation barber who returned to the area. Located in a historic building right on the byway, he has gathered Ottawa memorabilia and is a stopping point for tourists, loopers who need a real ‘haircut’!
Fresh coffee roasts, speciality coffee drinks and snacks.
Rare and unusual antiques and memorabilia
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
Antiques, collectibles and handmade items
Starved Rock Adventures is Illinois’ premier water resort located only 5 minutes from Starved Rock State Park inside Starved Rock Marina in the beautiful Illinois River Valley. We offer houseboat rentals and vacations for 3, 4, and 7 days as well as waterfront lodging with our harborside villas and suites Read more [...]
Glassblowing studio and gallery, original hand-blown art glass and jewelry
Books, Toys, and Games
Martini Bar, Live Music, Garden Patio
Specializing in limited edition prints, original art, quality custom framing
Interior decorations – “Living Spaces Inspired by Life”