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It’s a different kind of getaway at Kishauwau Cabins near Starved Rock State Park: come explore!

It’s time to break away from the daily hassles of life, so plan your next Illinois cabin getaway at Kishauwau Cabins. Here at our wooded oasis we will help you create memories to last a lifetime. Give us a call today. We look forward to speaking with you.

Rustic Surroundings with Modern Touches

Kishauwau Cabins sits a 2 hour drive south west of Chicago, Illinois. We rent for the weekend, weeknight, and all-week getaways.  We are family built and have been in operation for over 30 years.  Our beautifully constructed cabins offer a blend of country charm equipped with modern conveniences.

Kishauwau’s property is host to 17 well spaced cabins in varying sizes. Spacious and well equipped, our Illinois cabin getaway is spread throughout 65 acres of beautifully wooded landscape on a bluff above the Vermilion River. With such an array in cabin sizes we cater to many types of vacations here.  So whether you’re putting together a family reunion, a family vacation or a romantic getaway for two, Kishauwau has something to accommodate you.

Each of our cabin rentals offer central air and are furnace heated.  They also have either a wood stove or gas fireplace for winter months which really make for a cozy winter getaway.  All cabins have a fully equipped kitchen with personal outdoor bonfire pit, picnic table and grill.  So contact us for details.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Dog friendly Cabins in Illinois Near Starved Rock State Park

What would a vacation be without everyone’s favorite family member? Kishauwau welcomes your dog to our four dog-friendly cabins on property.

Please read our dog rental policies listed under each dog friendly cabin page or contact us prior to your trip.  Click here to see our dog friendly cabins, then click into any one of them to read our policies.  We are firm with those so please be sure to let us know in advance that you are okay with them.

Each dog will add an additional $15 plus tax per night to your reservation. Simply list 1 or 2 dogs in the pet field when booking on-line and the system will add the fee for you. I do ask that you notify me in e-mail that you have read and are fine with the policies as we are firm with those.

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Beauty In Every Season

Getting out of the city for a scenic weekend has never been easier.  Are you a weekday wanderer?  We can accommodate that too, anytime of year.  All of our cabins are four season cabins offering central air and are furnace heated.  They also offer either wood stoves or gas fireplaces for winter months.

Close by are four state parks—Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park, Buffalo Rock State Park, and Illini State Park.  The area offers a multitude of activities such as bicycling, hiking, horseback riding, golfing, boat cruises/rentals and so much more.  In the winter, cross-country skiing and eagle watching are popular with our guests.  The scenery on our property is just amazing.  You will not regret booking your stay with Kishauwau Cabins while staying in the Starved Rock Area.  There’s nothing else like us here.

From adventure, to history, to leisure activities, the Starved Rock area offers so much to do.  Check out our things to do tab for links to many area businesses offering something for everyone.  There’s even an events tab link to check for local fairs, markets or happenings in the area during your stay.  Being the small, family run business that we are we are also happy to answer any questions you might have.

So, if you are looking for lodging or accommodations near Starved Rock, Matthiessen State Parks, or the Utica, IL area, Kishauwau’s Starved Rock Area Cabins is the place to stay.

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Due to the nature of our cabins and the type of getaway we are offering, we do not host prom rentals, spring break groups, or bachelor/bachelorette parties. If you are a group of friends looking for a getaway, everyone in the group must be a minimum age of 28 years old to rent with us. If you are a couple looking to stay with us you must both be a minimum age of 21 years old to rent with us and looking for the peace and quiet getaway we are offering our guests.