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Tangled Roots Celebrates Third Anniversary with Feb. 19 Beer Dinner

It seems like just yesterday when Tangled Roots first opened its doors. Now, we're celebrating three years! The celebration starts on February 19, with a special Third Anniversary Beer Dinner featuring Chef Broc's 5-course Dinner. Here's what's on the menu ... Beet au...

Amazing Footage from Starved Rock State Park

WQAD was able to capture some amazing footage from Starved Rock State Park, showcasing the seasonal waterfalls that have been freezing when the temperature drops below 32 degrees. WQAD is the ABC affiliate out of the Quad Cities.  You can find out more about them...

So, the Utica Winter Wine Walk is Sold Out … We’ve Got Your Backup Plans

Yes, the Utica Winter Wine Walk has sold out of their Food and Wine tickets. There is still plenty of fun to be had in Starved Rock Country, including watching the beautiful eagles and seeing what a little bit of the above 32 degree temps have done to the ice falls. We also have some back up plans for you as well.

Stay in Starved Rock Country

From Lodges to B&B’s, chain hotels and more … there are many places to make that your Flock to the Rock the perfect winter vacation getaway.

Dining in the Area

Fine dining tastes in casual and contemporary settings.  From burgers and brews to steaks and martinis, there is a bit of everything for everyone in Starved Rock Country.

Photo Credits – Kathy Casstevens