There's no escaping the fun at Starved Rock Entertainment

Cierra Benckendorf, her husband Ty and others attempted to solve every puzzle and check every crevice but unfortunately fell victim to Starved Rock Entertainment’s blood-spattered asylum room.Although it wasn’t a real insane asylum – though you’d be forgiven for the mistake given…
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There's no escaping the fun at Starved Rock Entertainment

There's no escaping the fun at Starved Rock Entertainment

Cierra Benckendorf, her husband Ty and others attempted to solve every puzzle and check every crevice but unfortunately fell victim to Starved Rock Entertainment’s blood-spattered asylum room.Although it wasn’t a real insane asylum – though you’d be forgiven for the mistake given…
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Photo Gallery: Raptors flex their wings at Starved Rock

Photo Gallery: Raptors flex their wings at Starved Rock

​​​​​​George and Bernie Richtor are the proprietors of Save Our American Raptors (SOAR), a nonprofit organization entirely operated by private donations. The organization, which visited Starved Rock Visitor Center on Sunday, takes in the birds and teaches various classes on rapto…
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Ghost Stories on the I and M Canal

Ghost Stories on the I and M Canal

As dusk falls, come out and hear about the ghostly tales of the I&M Canal on the haunted boat tour this weekend from October 25-27. This Halloween adventure is filled with legends, mystery and horror. Let their talented tour guides divulge the many secrets, spirits, and scandals …
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Five Great Coffee Shops Across Starved Rock Country

Five Great Coffee Shops Across Starved Rock Country

From cold brew to drive-thru, these five destinations are pouring great cups of coffee across Starved Rock Country! Here's a quick guide to help you find a coffee shop that fits your tastes and preferences.Flour House Bakery & Coffee Sally Sue's Bean Box Espresso Lock 16 Café and…
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Homegrown Wines

Homegrown Wines

August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. in Downtown Utica is Starved Rock Country’s award winning winery. August Hill Winery has been making wine since 2002. The Winery includes caves for aging wine, a tasting room, a sparkling wine program, and a staff that is family. Enjoy …
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A Spectacular Family Getaway

A Spectacular Family Getaway

Just beyond the natural beauty of Starved Rock State Park, Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort offers cozy lodging, a playful dining scene and a thrilling waterpark! The Honey Pot offers a convenient place to grab a quick bite to eat, while Jack's Place Restaurant & Bar is a casual …
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