Utica, Illinois

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Utica, Illinois, USA

Attractions in Utica, Illinois


  • Public Art Murals
    Located in downtown
    Visit these murals throughout downtown Ottawa that portray figures or events that have been important to Ottawa's history, including local industry, prominent citizens,... more info

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Hegeler Carus Mansion 815-224-6543
    1307 Seventh Street, LaSalle, IL 61301
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 57 room Victorian mansion, is open on Wednesday through Sunday afternoons, for one hour tours. The seven-level... more info  map

  • Reddick Mansion Association 815-434-2737
    100 West Lafayette Street, Ottawa, IL 61350
    This three-story, 22-room mansion is one of the most expensive and elaborate Italianate homes constructed prior to the Civil War. Several of the rooms have been... more info  map

  • Weber House and Gardens 815-672-8327
    1503 Baker Street, Utica, IL 61364
    This elegant home offers a look back into the 18th century with beautiful furnishings and lush gardens. Take a tour through the house and grounds and enjoy the splendor... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Lincoln - Douglas Debate Memorial 815-434-2737
    Located in Washington Square Park
    Large bronze statues complete with a reflecting pond, outlined in limestone, and a fountain commemorates the location of the first Lincoln - Douglas debate on August 21,... more info

  • Lock # 14 - Illinois & Michigan Canal 1800-926-2262
    Intersection of Route 351 and Canal Road, LaSalle, IL 61301
    This is one of fifteen locks, built on the Illinois & Michigan Canal, to to accommodate the differences in elevation along the route. Restored to its 1848 condition,... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • LaSalle County Historical Museum 815-667-4861
    101 East Canal Street, Utica, IL 61373
    Housed in an 1848 warehouse on the I & M Canal, this museum features an array of Native American artifacts, and early La Salle County historical items including period... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Frozen Waterfalls
    Starved Rock State Park, Utica, IL 61373
    During this time of year, the waterfalls at Starved Rock freeze completely! As the weather grows colder the ice falls grow larger and can be as much as eighty feet... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Belle of the Rock 815-434-9200
    The Belle of the Rock is an authentic Coast Guard-licensed, 49-passenger paddlewheel tour boat located at historic Starved Rock State Park in Utica, Illinois. River... more info

  • Historic Auto Tour
    100 West Lafayette, Ottawa, IL 61350
    Take a tour of Ottawa in your own vehicle. The tour includes 26 historic houses, buildings and historic sites. A tour book with information on each location, a map,... more info  map

  • Waterfall and Canyon Tours
    Rt. 178, Utica, IL 61373
    Starved Rock and Matthiessen State Parks
    This outdoor adventure includes a guided walk through waterfalls and canyons and a trolley ride. A special lunch is included. more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • August Hill Winery 815-667-5211
    106 Mill Street, Utica, IL 61373
    This family owned winery offers wonderful tours, a tasting room with artisan cheese and gourmet chocolates and a shop where you can purchase handcrafted wines.  more info  map

  • Illinois River Winery 815-667-4012
    723 South Clark Street, Utica, IL 61373
    Visit this winery and tasting room and discover the delicious wines from the Illinois River Valley. more info  map

  • Starved Rock Wine Cottage 815-667-4550
    Route 178, Utica, IL 61373
    This quaint wine cottage features regional Illinois wines. Visitors enjoy sampling the wines while shopping for gourmet foods, wine accessories and unique gifts. more info  map


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