General Resort Blogs

Historical Family Photo

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

Can you believe it’s already the first of October? If you’re like me,
each year at this time, you ask yourself “where has the year gone?” I don’t
know about you, but I am always adding things to my already busy calendar…and
this time of year is cer

Lodge Fireplace Working 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,

Wild Berries at Heartland Lodge

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

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PRESS RELEASEFor Immediate Release Harpole’s Heartland Lodge receives Polaris Adventures seal of endorsement as Certified Outfitter. Nebo, IL (June 1, 2021)— Harpole’s Heartland Lodge, located in Pike County, Illinois, has been recognized by Polaris Adventures as a Certified Outfitter in their fast-growing nationwide rental program. As the first-ever network of ride and drive experiences, Polaris

UTV Wedding Destination Locations

Have you ever dreamed about having the ultimate ATV/UTV or Motocross Wedding!? Several guest from across the nation have made this dream come true at Harpole’s Heartland Lodge ATV Park, and you can too! Heartland’s 1,200 acre ATV Park with 60 + miles of ATV/ UTV/ Motocross trails paired with 5-Star lodging options, gourmet meal

Exterior Lodge View at Dusk

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

Grafton lighthouse

If you are looking to take a day trip while staying at Heartland Lodge there are plenty of options! The lodge is located in the center of all kinds of great road trips in Illinois and Missouri! Take in the rich American history of  Mark Twain, Abe Lincoln and Lewis & Clark or explore the

Christmas Lights Exterior Lodge

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