Historic Streator home provides comfort, nostalgia

Historic Streator home provides comfort, nostalgia

Walking into the Baldwin House in Streator is like a trip to grandma's house.She's also had guests come to Baldwin House to use it as a place of healing; a woman fighting cancer and in the midst of treatment stayed there for comfort.
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 …
Have A Stay In The Steel House

Have A Stay In The Steel House

Of all of the places to stay in Starved Rock Country, there’s nothing that quite compares with the Lustron house in tiny Grand Ridge (population 560) located between Ottawa and Streator.The bathroom also was updated. The original tub remains but the toilet and sink are new, as we…
Luxury cabins near Starved Rock

Luxury cabins near Starved Rock

Perched above the beautiful Vermilion River, just 7 miles from the gates of Starved Rock State Park, Kishauwau's Starved Rock Area Cabins bring guests closer to nature, while providing all the amenities of home.Kishauwau's Starved Rock Area Cabins pride themselves on being able t…
What to expect at Starved Rock Lodge

What to expect at Starved Rock Lodge

For more than 80 years the Starved Rock Lodge has been the consummate hotel nestled in nature. It’s only about an hour away from Chicago, but its cliffside panorama of the Illinois River and stunning view of Starved Rock, make it feel worlds away.
Crash (in bed) where Charles Lindbergh did

Crash (in bed) where Charles Lindbergh did

A guest who drops in unexpectedly to spend a couple nights is nothing new.For instance, once when she could not find her keys in their usual place a paranormal researcher who had been to the house happened to call and Beach explained her dilemma. 
Into the Woods

Into the Woods

If you love the great outdoors but still long for the comforts of home, Starved Rock Country offers private camping resorts.  These parks, …
Where nature is your bedroom

Where nature is your bedroom

Andy Jermien has slept under the stars quite a bit. Growing up in a family with five children, his parents often took the children camping …