Things to Do on a Rainy Day near Starved Rock

Here at Kishauwau Cabins, we pride ourselves on our proximity to some of the best outdoor activities in the state, including Starved Rock National Park. However, inclement weather is always a possibility, so we put together a guide on how to have fun with things to do near Starved Rock, even in the event of sudden showers!

two women in a foam pit at Starved Rock Entertainment

Play at Starved Rock Entertainment

The ultimate indoor entertainment experience right nearby in North Utica, Starved Rock Entertainment is the perfect place to spend a few hours on a rainy day. Use your critical thinking skills and try your hand at an escape room or have a blast with nerf wars! There’s something here for everyone, including an indoor playground for younger kids.

a bowling alley with pins near Starved Rock

Bowl a Strike at Super Bowl

Go for a strike with a visit to IV Super Bowl and stay dry in one of the coolest places around. Have some indoor fun with 24 bowling lanes, an arcade filled with old classics, and delicious food with a laid-back atmosphere. Enjoy live music and comedy at the lounge with a full bar and events going on all season.

man looking at painting near Starved Rock

Browse Open Space Art Gallery

Relax and breathe with a serene visit to the aptly named Open Space Art Gallery. Explore pieces from Illinois-based artists, shop from a selection of locally produced goods, and check out classes teaching painting, craft-making, and more! It’s a great way to support local business as well as spend an afternoon decompressing and participating in the arts.

an audience watching a movie near Starved Rock State Park

Take in a Movie at Streator Eagle 6

Sit back and grab some popcorn for a classic rainy day pastime on the big screen. Check out a film at Eagle 6 Theater and go for a nice lunch or dinner afterward in the surrounding area of Streator. Whether it’s the latest blockbuster or indie film, there’s a movie for everyone that’ll help wash away the rainy day blues.

Winnebago Cabin dining room and table near Starved Rock

Hunker Down in Our Cozy Cabins

Get comfy with a stay at our cozy cabins and let the falling of the rain outside create a warm atmosphere. Spend quality time with a loved one and play board games, read a good book, or sip a glass of wine by the fireplace or wood-burning stove on your next rainy day near Starved Rock State Park. We have a wide variety of beautiful cabins to choose from and amenities to help it feel like home, no matter how far you’ve traveled. Our romantic Illinois cabins near Starved Rock are the perfect way to enjoy your time here no matter the weather, and when it clears up again there are plenty of outdoor activities for a memorable getaway.

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