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  • Amazing Girls' Getaway Vacation
    2/13/2015
    Amazing Girls' Getaway Vacation
    Posted by admin
    Two years agao, we hosted our first ever Girls’ Getaway Weekend – complete with a wine tasting, gourmet meals, outdoor recreation, and indoor relaxation! The event was a smash hit with ladies from all over the Midwest joining in the fun! Whether you are l
  • Weekday Escape Perfect for Unwinding!!
    4/10/2013
    Weekday Escape Perfect for Unwinding!!
    Posted by admin
    Let’s face it. Life just gets crazy sometimes and we all need to unwind. Between work schedules, kids’ activities, and social commitments, our daily lives can be extremely hectic. And whether you are a young couple with children, empty nesters or retir
  • Gift Certifcates. A Great Gift Idea!
    12/10/2014
    Gift Certificates - A Great Gift Idea!
    Posted by admin
    Need a good idea? A gift certificate for a stay at Heartland Lodge is a perfect gift for that special someone! This unique gift will be one that they will never forget and will sure to be used. We have many different options available. You can purchas
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  • July 4th Celebrations - 2015 Style!!
    6/8/2015
    July 4th Celebrations - 2015 Style!!
    Posted by admin
    I realized something today – it’s going to be a busy summer! My calendar is filling up rather quickly with things I WANT to do…and things I NEED to do. Luckily for me, sometimes both things are the same. We just announced the local fair schedule fo
  • Heartland Lodge to Open New OHV Park!!
    6/5/2015
    Heartland Lodge to Open New OHV Park!!
    Posted by admin
    ATV riding has always been a popular activity at Heartland Lodge in Nebo, IL. If you have been a guest of the lodge and have enjoyed the ATV trails at Heartland, then you will be super-excited to know that we will be opening a NEW Off Highway Vehicle (OHV
  • Announcing the 2015 Fair Schedule!!
    6/4/2015
    Announcing the 2015 Fair Schedule!!
    Posted by admin
    It’s already the first part of June…we’ve celebrated Memorial Day and two graduations (with more to go)! So let the summer begin! And what says summer more than all the county fairs surrounding Heartland Lodge? Even though summer truly doesn’t begi
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Testimonials

  • We absolutely loved the lodge, our suite, the property, and the views!  The staff was so sweet and pleasant.  We loved the horses and local fishing.  Overall it was a terrific experience.  We look forward to coming again, perhaps even having a family event there.  Well worth my 5 hour commute from Chicago! Thank you!
    - Jennifer Schroeder, Chicago, IL
  • Everything was wonderful.  The property was beautiful and well maintained--so peaceful!  The lodge itself was so comfortable and cozy.  The food was phenomenal!  Each meal was more delicious than the last and there was always plenty.  I enjoyed the family style dining.  The biscuits and gravy were delicious and I consider myself a biscuit and gravy snob because my grandma used to make them for me all the time. The staff was so friendly and accommodating at everything!
    - Sean and Corey Johnson
  • The Heartland Lodge experience was exactly what we needed for a couple days of getting away and relaxing! The staff was friendly, informative, and accommodating from planning our trip on the phone to the guides during our activities.  We loved seeing the deer on the grounds during the bonfire! We met some other great guests from Chicago as well! We will be visiting again!
    - Kerry and Carol Loughary. Rushville, IL
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Girls Getaway Weekend

Where to get away for a girls’ weekend?  Harpole’s Heartland Lodge & Resort is the perfect place for you and your friends.  Located in the scenic rolling hills of southern Pike County Illinois, the lodge provides all the luxury of a 5-star resort with the ambiance and warmth of a bed and breakfast.  Our resort sits on the bluffs of the Mississippi River overlooking the scenic river valley and the Missouri hills, providing a breathtaking backdrop for your next Girls’ Weekend Getaway.

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"Our stay was wonderful! Wanda was very accommodating and made us feel at home. The bed and breakfast was impeccable. I would highly recommend to anyone for a weekend getaway!"  Michelle Hull

"This was our second time visiting and we loved it! We plan on coming back next year. The food was amazing! The staff is awesome! And the grounds are breathtaking!!"                   Renee Fetsch

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Girls Weekend Getaway Ideas

Whether you are celebrating a special event or just looking to unwind with some friends, Heartland is the perfect place for a great time.  Heartland is ideal for book clubs, scrapbooking events, bachelorette parties, bridal or baby showers, birthdays, and just about any other reason to have a lady’s weekend.  You can also join us on one of our Amazing Girls' Getaways>>

Accommodations for a Girls Getaway

Girls Getaway Comfy BedsThe moment you enter Heartland Lodge, you will be captivated by our beautiful, natural resort setting.  All areas of the Lodge feature inspired décor, including the accommodations – each with their own theme.  Hardwood floors are featured throughout Heartland Lodge, so bring a pair of plush socks or house slippers and you’ll feel right at home!

Accommodations include several room options for you to choose from – anything from a regular room with two extra-long twin beds (sleeps 2) to the Whitetail Suite in the Original Lodge (sleeps 2) to a Luxury Suite with a king-size canopy bed and daybed in the Prairie Ridge Lodge (sleeps 2-4) to all the unique suites and rooms in the Sunset Valley Lodge to a private cabin at Heavenly View. (All of our lodges and cabins can be booked privately for your group.) .  No matter which room you select, all of our beds are triple-sheeted with highest quality linens to make you feel like a queen.  Each room also includes a private bath, and if you choose to stay in the one of or suites, your room will feature a Jacuzzi tub!  Most of these rooms also have fireplaces!

All three of our lodges feature covered porches with Amish-crafted Adirondack chairs for your comfort.  For those guests staying in a suite, your room features private access to the outside deck, perfect for enjoying the view.

Activities During Your Girls Getaway

Ladies Night Out Riding HorsesNo matter how you like to unwind, Heartland offers numerous options for you to enjoy while you are away with the girls. 

Enjoy the scenic trails that surround the resort on a horseback ride.  Our horses are part of our family.  Willie, Josie, K-Hill, Nick, Roy and Vegas will be happy to show you around.  If you are looking for a little more adventure, an ATV is a great way to explore our hundreds of acres, which include native prairie grasses, historic timber and creeks.

Test your shooting skills on our 15 station sporting clays course.  Beginners and experienced shooters are both welcome and will enjoy shooting on our stimulating course.

You can also enjoy our famous hayride!  Take a trip along the Mississippi River bluffs and see all kinds of wildlife, including deer, turkey and the most scenic river valley view in the Midwest!  Enjoy the breathtaking sunset across the river in the Missouri hills (weather permitting).  After the hayride a bonfire will be waiting for you with a basket of goodies to make s’mores!

Looking for some shopping?  Pike County is home to plenty of shops and antique stores within a short drive of the resort.  As you are driving around, stop and enjoy the wineries!

After a full day of fun with the girls, enjoy a massage, pedicure or manicure (or all three!).  Heartland can arrange for this right in your room! (Reservations must be made in advance.)

Dining Options for Your Girls’ Getaway

Chocolate PuddingThe simplest, and in our opinion, the most enjoyable dining option for your girls’ getaway is right here at the lodge.  Add the meal package to your room reservation and enjoy a savory brunch and dinner – all made from scratch.  Guests enjoy such entrees as country ham, roast, pork chops or Cornish game hens, along with sides of gourmet mashed potatoes and corn casserole.  Begin and end your meal with homemade bread and desserts!  Relax in the Great Room while waiting for the dinner bell to ring and you will enjoy the tantalizing aromas of home cooking wafting from the kitchen.  And don’t worry if you can’t make it to dinner on Friday night – Heartland offers a meal plan discount to accommodate those of you who will be traveling and arriving later.

 

Something for Each Season

Wild Blackberries in JulyIf you like connecting with nature there is something to enjoy during each season.   Stay with us in the winter, when the fireplaces are crackling and the “lodge” feeling is at its best.  Curl up with your favorite book or take a relaxing soak in a Jacuzzi on a snowy winter afternoon.  Find fresh morels and smell blooming flowers on a sunny spring day.  Pick ripe blackberries and watch the butterflies abound on a summer morning, or visit in the fall when the colorful leaves draw people from hundreds of miles.  Heartland Lodge offers a unique sensory experience for every season of the year!

 

Join Us at the Lodge

If you are looking for the perfect girls’ getaway, look no further than Harpole’s Heartland Lodge.  From rest and relaxation to adventure and luxury, we have it all waiting for you right here at the Lodge.  Give us a call to plan your next vacation!