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Well it’s that time of the year for picking wild blackberries! At Heartland Lodge we have many places to pick and harvest these flavorful blackberries as it is the right time of the year for them to be ripe. Many of our guests take advantage of the hundre

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

2019 Girls’ Getaway Weekends April 19-21 & July 12-14 We are giving away a free 2 night, 2 day Girls Getaway Weekend for two people for our 2019 April and July Girls’ Getaway Weekends! You and your friend will enjoy gourmet meals, first-class accommodations, and a host of unforgettable fun activities! Enter the drawing by

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

Private Cabins for church group retreats

Church Retreat Venue Location Heartland Lodge is the perfect location for your next church conference retreat venue. Harpole’s Heartland Lodge in central Illinois offers an idyllic setting for your next church conference venue.  Located in a remote rural setting many call “God’s country”, this venue would provide the necessary peace and tranquility attendees require for

Each year at this time, people who live or travel along the Mississippi or Illinois rivers, turn their eyes to the sky for signs that the eagles have landed! Eagle watching is a huge activity during the winter months and is perfect for anyone who has an appreciation for this majestic bird! Families, nature lovers,

It’s hard to believe that it’s the first full week of January and we will experience temperatures in the upper 60’s and measurable snow…all in the same week. But we have to remind ourselves that we are still technically in the winter season…which lasts for a little over two more months. So what are your

Looking for a wedding venue in central Illinois close to Quincy or Springfield? Heartland Lodge has you covered! We offer a one of a kind outdoor or indoor wedding venue that is known to be one of the nicest wedding venues throughout central Illinois. With plenty of five star lodging available, luxury private cabins and

CLICK TO CALL BOOK NOW Best Resort & Cabin Rentals in Central Illinois Looking for the best cabin and resort rentals in all of Illinois? You found it! Heartland Lodge is located in Central Illinois along the Mississippi River valley. A short drive from Saint Louis, Missouri and Chicago! We have several different rental cabin

Beautiful cabin in illinois with a hot tub

Now Available!  Call 217.734.2526  CLICK TO CALL  BOOK NOW Romantic Luxury Cabins in the Woods with Hot Tub I was searching for private cabins with hot tubs in Illinois and Missouri to rent and realized they were harder to find than I might have thought. I searched for “romantic cabins with hot tubs” and “private