General Resort Blogs

Autumn in Illinois is a true treasure. I know that the Land of Lincoln is mostly known for its icy winters, humid summers and crooked politics, but once a year we touch on something wonderful in our lovely fall season. Briskness fills the air. The tree

Fall 2022- Family Reunion Destination Update “Now is the time to plan your next family reunion at Heartland Lodge!! We offer the perfect family getaway with several activities and amenities for families of all sizes! Get those vacation days in now and book Sunday-Thursday for special lodging rates! Please give us a call today for

One of the perks of being the blogger and photographer for Heartland Lodge is that I sometimes get to see things before the general public does. Now don’t be upset with me…if I didn’t have this benefit then sometimes you might not have the photos on the w

Summer nights on the river cannot be beat!

River Tour Excursions! New Activity Starting Summer 2022!! Our newest attraction at the lodge this summer is our Mississippi River Tour Excursions! Enjoy a half or full day scenic river tour with our experienced boat captain that knows the historic river like “the back of his hand”! Enjoy the same river channels Tom Sawyer and

Romantic Basket

Create that spark in your relationship with our Romantic Basket- perfect for your next couple’s getaway at the lodge! You can reserve one to be in your suite upon arrival to surprise your significant other or enjoy one on our Romantic Horseback Ride or Romantic Sunset River Cruise! The romantic basket includes two wine glasses

Picture of the inside of one of the luxury cabins

Birthday Getaway Trips   If you are searching for the best birthday getaway or birthday vacation trip, Heartland Lodge has you covered! Several of our guest make spending their birthday at the lodge a tradition! Whether it’s an extra special year like your 30th, 40th or 50th birthday or any in between! If you are

Gourmet dining for corporate retreats

Heartland Lodge offers luxury lodging with secluded, private cabins and lodges large enough for your entire corporate group. A spacious conference room, gourmet meal plans and a wide variety of fun team building activities! Many of our conference retreats enjoy a mixture of work and play! Team building activities include the following: UTV Rentals/ 1,200

Lodge Fireplace Vacation

Looking for the best workcation in the Midwest!? You’ve found the perfect working/vacation destination location! Harpole’s Heartland Lodge has all the ingredients for the perfect workcation! Our luxurious lodges and private cabins sit amongst some of the most beautiful, pristine wilderness in the entire country! Pair the natural beauty with all the activities and amenities,

ATV Trails and Park in Illinois

In celebration of Father’s Day, we will be hosting a special Father’s Day ATV/ UTV riding event! Enjoy ATV Riding, Horseback Riding Trails, Polaris UTV Rentals, 15-Station Sporting Clays Course, Hiking, Bonfire and smore’s, Fishing and much more! On Saturday and Sunday June 18th & 19th we will be celebrating Father’s Day with the following

Mother’s Day Gift Certificates can be mailed direct or E-mailed! Print-out and give, skip the stores! Give us a call today to order 217-734-2526. PURCHASE GIFT CARDS ONLINE HERE >> Need a good Mother’s Day Gift idea? A gift certificate for a stay at Heartland Lodge is a perfect Mother’s Day Gift! This unique gift