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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
  • Ultimate Romantic Getaway Promotion
    2/26/2015
    Ultimate Romantic Getaway Promotion
    Posted by admin
    Create that spark in your relationship with our Ultimate Romantic Getaway. This package includes two nights in the suite of your choice, an hour romantic carriage ride with basket including souvenir wine glasses, fruit and cheese. All of your meals are in
  • 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
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  • Spring has Sprung!!
    3/25/2015
    Spring has Sprung!!
    Posted by admin
    At 5:45 p.m. CDT on March 20, 2015, spring (or the vernal equinox) officially arrived! And even though the grass isn’t as green as I would like, and the temperatures aren’t as warm yet, there’s just something about knowing that we are now officiall
  • Morel Mushrooms Spring Early!
    4/6/2012
    Morel Mushrooms Spring Early!
    Posted by admin
    Can you believe the mild winter we’ve had? This stretch of warmer weather has certainly caused many spring activities to arrive a few weeks early – and one of those just happens to be mushroom hunting. In west-central Illinois, where Harpole’s Heartland
  • Never Too Early to Plan Your Vacation!!
    2/28/2015
    Never Too Early to Plan Your Vacation!!
    Posted by admin
    When it comes to planning trips and vacations for Dan and I, I am usually pretty good about scheduling our travel and activities in order to enjoy all that we want to do…no matter where we go. And yes, sometimes our plans have to change based on where we
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Testimonials

  • 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
  • Thoroughly met our expectations! My husband and I celebrated our 7th Anniversary at the resort. The staff was friendly and very accommodating to our needs.  The atmosphere was top notch.  Everything was clean and well kept!  We brought out ATV and the trails were fantastic! We will definitely be back!
    - Casey Ellis
  • Much Needed Break One of the best last minute decisions we've made in a long time.  We stayed at the lodge in the super comfortable Wood Duck Room.  Since we only stayed one day/night, we didn't get to experience all of the great activities offered, but are definitely another reason to return, as if the views, food and hospitality weren't already enough.  Our best moment: Finding a sunny spot, shutting the ATV down and just lying there on our blanket in perfect silence.  Very much needed break from our incredibly hectic lives.
    - Roger and Amy Henson
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Romantic Honeymoon Vacation

Looking for that perfect romantic honeymoon escape?  An opportunity to unwind and enjoy some time just the two of you, as husband and wife? Look no further than Harpole’s Heartland Lodge for your romantic luxury honeymoon.  Whether you are looking for an outdoor adventure or a lavish yet relaxing getaway, our resort will exceed even your wildest expectations! 

The Mississippi River bluffs of West Central Illinois provide the perfect breathtaking, natural backdrop overlooking the Missouri hills for your serene honeymoon vacation.  You will marvel at the stunning beauty of the scenery.  The magic of the surrounding woods.  The abundance and splendor of the local wildlife.  There is truly nothing quite like the majesty of nature found at Harpole’s Heartland Lodge.

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Unforgettable Honeymoon Accommodations

From the moment you first step foot on the property, you will be swept up in the beauty and romance of the lodge.  All areas of the resort feature nature-inspired décor that blends perfectly with the surrounding environment.  You will be greeted by a two-story stone fireplace, flawless hardwood floors, and handcrafted Amish furniture.  Each suite is uniquely themed so your accommodations will be as special as you have always dreamed.romantic

You are sure to love whatever room you choose, however the Whitetail Suite and Luxury Suites offer the type of knock-your-socks-off elegance that you just can’t find anywhere else.  The Whitetail Suite boasts a King size, triple sheeted canopy bed and private Jacuzzi.  You’ll also enjoy a walkout porch with a stunning view of wildlife.  Our Luxury Suites feature King size, triple sheeted canopy beds, private Jacuzzis, fireplaces, day beds, plush comfy chairs and walkout porches.  Just think, what could be more romantic than snuggling up in an ultra plush, triple-sheeted bed while enjoying the crackle of a nearby fireplace?  Or opening a bottle of your favorite wine in your own private Jacuzzi?  Be sure to check out The Grand Suite and All About the View Suite in our newest Sunset Valley Lodge. Honeymooners never forget the privacy, peace and romance they find at Harpole’s Heartland Lodge.

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Dine Like Royalty

Your honeymoon getaway would not be complete without five-star, gourmet meals.  That is exactly what Harpole’s offers!  Made-from-scratch, tantalizing, delicious meals served in our Great Room next to a romantic fireplace.  Our dinners and brunches are truly second to none. Guests enjoy such amazing dinners as country ham, roasts, pork chops and Cornish game hens, served along with gourmet sides and the most delicious desserts you can imagine!  Brunch is just as special with homemade favorites that you will be talking about for weeks! 

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Ultimate Romantic Getaway

Create that extra spark on your honeymoon with our Ultimate Romantic Getaway. This package includes two nights in the suite of your choice, an hour romantic carriage ride with basket including souvenir wine glasses, fruit and cheese. All of your meals are included, made from scratch and delicious just like Grandma's. You will enjoy our signature romantic horse ride that stops in a meadow with linen covered table cloth and picnic basket! (Actual baskets not included.)
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January & February - One of the most romantic times to be at Heartland Lodge is during the winter. Many of our suites have a fireplace, Jacuzzi, and an ultra comfy king-sized bed! We offer the same Ultimate Romantic Getaway package as above without the romantic horse ride. 
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Outdoor Romance

No matter if you are avid outdoor enthusiasts or just interested in quietly enjoying the serenity of the outdoors, we have just the activities for you. 

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Honeymooners can enjoy a romantic horseback  or carriage ride for two.  This includes a two-hour guided ride through breathtaking scenery, and a picnic.  Harpole’s Heartland Lodge offers hundreds of miles of trails sure to captivate and excite riders.  The lodge also offers ATV trails suitable for all levels of riders – from novice to experienced.  Try an ATV date and have the time of your life with a bit of romantic adventure!

You may also consider a round of sporting clays.  This unique experience will be one that you will never forget – 15 stations, located on 15 acres surrounding the lodge in different natural settings!  Even if you have no experience with firearms, sporting clays is sure to be a thrilling experience.

Our grounds offer plenty of other opportunities to unwind outdoors.  In the spring, try your hands at morel mushroom hunting.  In the summer, go butterfly spotting or blackberry picking.  In the fall, Harpole’s is home to just about the most beautiful changing leaves you can find in Illinois.  In the winter, why not act like a kid again and go sledding?

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You can also enjoy our famous hayride!  Take a trip along the Mississippi River bluffs and see all kinds of wildlife 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!

Honeymoon Vacation Discounts

Harpole’s Heartland Lodge offers discounts and promotions to make your honeymoon both affordable and unforgettable.  We would love to discuss your ideas for your honeymoon and how we can make it more magical than your wildest dreams.  Give us a call at 217-734-2526