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cedar creek ranch horseback riding






Cedar Creek Ranch horseback riding is not your run-of-the-mill trail ride through flat cornfields on mopey horses. Awesome Cedar Creek guides lead you through creeks, over hills, and along timbers on well-behaved, really well-cared for horses.


249 East Illinois Rt. 71
Cedar Point, IL  61316

Cell Phone: 815-481-3337 (Paul Williams - Owner)

Tell us which NPR station brought you here and pick up your free koozie!cedar creek, gunsmoke grill, kishauwau cabins Koozies

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Authentic Italian cappuccinos and coffee drinks that will  knock your socks off with their deliciousness, the cafe' offers homemade pastries and soups and quiches as well as other outstanding casual dining delicacies.

From spring to the fall you can purchase tickets online for the historic Canal Boat Tour or at the Lock 16 Center, housed in a restored vintage building that was once home to a horse buggy maker. The Lock 16 Center contains a visitor center, café and heritage gift shop, and interpretive exhibits. Linger, learn, dine and shop in this historic space.

Free parking. Tickets $15 adult, $8 youth.  Online Ticket Purchase -

LaSalle Canal Boat

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Street Address: 754 1 st Street, LaSalle, IL 61301

Telephone: (815) 223-1851

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Tangled Roots Brewing Company

craft breweryTangled Roots Brewing Company is THE hot, new craft brewery in Ottawa, Illinois. The rich, flavorful beers are brewed by a brew master trained in Germany. This is truly beer done right. Try a flight or two of these brews--you're sure to find something that will satisfy your taste.

Locally grown and sourced ingredients are featured on the Bavarian-style menu of the Lone Buffalo restaurant, which is nestled in the brewery building, just a few steps from the tasting room.

You can register to become a Brew Club member and receive discounts on food and beverages as well as purchase members-only gear and access special events.

Address: 812 LaSalle St. Ottawa, IL 61350

Phone: (815) 324-9549

Hours: Open Daily | 11am–12am

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Sky Dive Chicago - Check Us Out HERE!
sky dive chicago, starved rock area


This is one of the coolest, most exhilarating things you can do in the world, and you can do it right here in the Starved Rock area. Whatever skydiving discipline you are into, Sky Dive Chicago can help you develop your skills. You can learn to skydive in the weekly Advanced Freefall Program classes or jump with the most highly skilled skydivers in the world. Sky Dive Chicago has the largest fleet of aircraft in the Midwest: 3 Otters, 2 Caravans, 182, and you can purchase gear, apparel, and souvenirs at their pro shop or visit their full service rigging loft.

You can enjoy breakfast or lunch during your visit and get connected with free wifi.
Spend the weekend in their cabins and enjoy a beautiful view of the river.
The Sky Dive Chicago facility provides disc golf, camping, swimming, fishing and other athletic
recreations, combining skydiving with outdoor family fun. There are numerous picnic areas in perfect locations to watch America’s extreme sport.

Don't miss the World Parachuting Championship from September 10 - September 21, 2016 at SkyDive Chicago--3215 E 1969th Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350 (815) 433-0000 . Check out the FAI - Mondial World Parachuting Championships Event link here


Address: 3215 E 1969th Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350


Telephone: 815-433-0000


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