Where is the Illinois River Road?
Traversing both east and west sides of the Illinois River from Ottawa, 150 miles south to Havana, the Illinois River Road has spurs to the communities of Princeton and Canton. The Illinois River Road corridor has over 100 natural and historic sites and numerous unique communities located throughout its 10-county region.

The Scenic Byway is conveniently located between Chicago and St. Louis, but just far enough to get away from it all. So get off the beaten path and see what the Illinois River Road has in store for you!

  
  



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Other Unique Attractions Along the Illinois River Road

Since driving America's Byways are all about getting off the beaten path and experiencing "Authentic America," there is no better way to truly experience the region than to explore its communities. Immerse yourself in all the region has to offer. Explore the many other attractions that will make your journey something special.

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3037 11th Road, Utica, IL 61373
Alpaca apparel, yarn, fiber & more...View Details.
Phone: (815) 667-5100
Area: Ottawa
GPS: 41.38191, -88.952639 Map It!

106 Mill St., Utica, IL 61373
Enjoy the taste of locally-produced wine in August Hill Winery’s Tasting Room. Beautifully decorated in modern décor, the tasting room has a welcoming environment and is the...View Details.
Phone: 815-667-5211
Area: Utica
GPS: 41.34067, -89.00976 Map It!
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Highway Route 351, LaSalle, IL 60441
French explorer/cartographer Louis Jolliet first suggested the construction of a canal connecting Lake Michigan with the Mississippi River (via the Illinois River) in 1673, bu...View Details.
Phone: (815) 223-1851
Area: Utica
Site Access: free; fee
GPS: 41.329131,-89.095001 Map It!

723 S. Clark St., Utica, IL 61373
Sip on locally-produced wine at the Illinois River Winery tasting room located on Illinois Route 178 in Utica. Creating an “old world casual” atmosphere with bistro seating a...View Details.
Phone: 815-667-4012
Area: Utica
GPS: 41.336007, -89.010152 Map It!

106 Mill St., Utica, IL 61373
Illinois Sparkling Wine Co. is an independently-owned craft winery that specializes in making exceptional wines that aren’t stuffy or intimidating using the traditional method...View Details.
Phone: 815-667-5211
Area: Utica
GPS: 41.340677, -89.009764 Map It!
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101 E. Canal Street, Utica, IL 61373
The Utica Museum Complex houses the LaSalle County Historical Society, a group that acquired the stone warehouse (ca. 1848), one of 3 remaining original buildings on the I&M, ...View Details.
Phone: (815) 667-4861
Area: Utica
Site Access: free; fee
GPS: 41.34048, -89.00982 Map It!
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745 First Street, LaSalle, IL 61301
Board the LaSalle Canal Boat, and enjoy the scenery, history and relaxation of a mule pulled ride on the waterway that changed the face of the nation – the historic Illinois &...View Details.
Phone: (815) 223-1851
Area: Utica
GPS: 41.328183, -89.094752 Map It!

522 Clark St. , Utica, IL
Nonie’s Bakery & Café is open daily and serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch. Relax in the Norman Rockwell/Grandma’s Dining Room or outside under the gazeebo. Sandwiches, ice...View Details.
Phone: 815-691-5002
Area: Utica
GPS: 41.336896, -89.00932 Map It!
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