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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

Romantic Getaway Resort In Illinois

PRESS RELEASEFor Immediate Release Harpole’s Heartland Lodge Selected #1 Romantic Getaway Resort in Illinois! Nebo, IL (July, 2022)— Harpole’s Heartland Lodge, located in Pike County, Illinois, has been selected as the #1 most romantic resort getaway for couple’s in the state of Illinois by! Link Here >> “We are pleased to be selected as

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

Weekend Getaway in Illinois

I graduated from school many years ago.  The truth is my days of long, fun summer vacations are over.  Like many though, I still look forward to the summertime during the long, dark, cold days of winter…  Summer is freedom.  Summer is kids playing outside

Last week my mom and I celebrated her birthday by going to Heartland Lodge. She had never been there and what better way to treat her than to take her someplace and let her be pampered…incredible meals, luxurious beds and some peace and quiet in the beau

Can you believe it? We are already making plans for the July 4th holiday weekend…but we just haven’t figured out where the year has gone! Do you have your plans made? If not, I’ve got some great ideas for you!
As I indicated in my blog from last year,

Heartland Interviews Investors

Twenty-seven years ago, at the age of 25 I had a dream, to create an outdoor enthusiast resort and hunting lodge to help our community. My motto was: “Colorado uses the mountains and Florida uses the beaches to attract tourism. We need to use the natural recourses God gave us to do the same.” Heartland

Perfect Destination for a girlfriend getaway

It’s no secret – our lives are busier than ever. For those in the professional world, long hours, e-mails, text messages, and conference calls keep us ever struggling to keep up with a constant barrage of correspondence and obligation. For those raising a

Are you looking for a great little weekend getaway where you can explore the countryside while adding in a little bit of history? Well, look no further than Harpole’s Heartland Lodge, nestled in the countryside of Pike County, Illinois. Have I peaked yo

A couple of years ago I saw a Facebook ad pointing me to Harpole’s Heartland Lodge.  I asked my Central Illinois friends if they had ever visited the lodge and none had.  But, several of their husbands and significant others had…and apparently they had