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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 great Mother’s Day Gift idea? A gift certificate for a stay at Heartland Lodge is a perfect Mother’s Day Gift! This unique gift

Atv/ Utv Riding Trails

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at the Lodge this Summer! Memorial Day Weekend is just around the corner! If you are looking for a fun outdoor getaway for this weekend or anytime this summer, we invite you to experience everything Heartland Lodge has to offer! Take advantage of this three-day weekend and hit the trails! Enjoy

Saint Patrick's Day Weekend Ride!

Celebrate President’s Day Weekend at Heartland Lodge this year! It’s the perfect way to cure cabin fever! Take advantage of the three-day weekend and enjoy ATV & UTV Trail Riding, Shed Hunting, 15-Station Sporting Clays Course, Hiking, Bonfires, Fishing and much more! On February 17th, 18th & 19th (Sat-Mon) we will be celebrating President’s Day

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, Pistol Range, Bonfire and smore’s, Fishing and much more! On Saturday and Sunday June 15th & 16th we will be celebrating Father’s Day with

“…by the chimney with care, in hopes that Saint Nicholas soon would be there.” We all know and love the classic poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas” by Clement C. Moore and it just wouldn’t be Christmas without hearing The Christmas Story at least once.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at Heartland Lodge this year! Enjoy ATV & UTV Trail Riding, Shed Hunting, 15-Station Sporting Clays Course, Hiking, Bonfires, Fishing and much more! On March 16th & 17th (Sat/Sun) we will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at the lodge with the following activities and promotions: $5 OFF ATV Day Pass-

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

Christmas Lights Exterior Lodge

So, what are your plans for this winter? Did you get any really cool ‘outdoorsy’ gifts for Christmas…nice warm boots, a thick coat, or a fuzzy hat and gloves…that you need to try out? Did you get a new book (or two) that you just can’t wait to read? Or…did you get the PERFECT holiday

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

ATV trail riding family reunion vacation

Last month I had the chance to try something I have never done before – go for an ATV ride.  Growing up in Chicago, ATV riding was just not something that was very commonplace.  And, even once I moved to Springfield, the opportunity just never really pres