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It’s March in Illinois, and you know what that means….unexpected snow? Days getting longer? The Chicago Blackhawks breaking the record for the best opening season in NHL history? All that is true.  But…that’s not all.  Springtime in Springfield means the

Heartland Lodge offers the perfect Yoga enthusiast Destination! Surrounded by thousands of acres of pristine wilderness teaming with songbirds and other wildlife, Heartland Lodge offers a picturesque setting for your next yoga class retreat or a “silent” getaway escape. Heartland Lodge offers luxury lodging options for yoga groups of all sizes! Experience the local culture

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

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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

Heartland Lodge Outfitters Basecamp

…but if YOU stay at Harpole’s Heartland Lodge, you can plan a great getaway for you and/or your family by adding some Abraham Lincoln history to your planned activities. Staying at the lodge places you only about 70 miles from Springfield, Illinois and t

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Eagle watching – just the mere mention of this pastime brings visions of this “white headed” bird with wings spread – soaring high above the open water, then swooping down to catch its prey. But did you know that, according to the Missouri Department of

Romantic Basket

Like many young women, I planned my wedding on a budget.  It can seem intimidating with so many potential expenses – flowers, food, invitations, cake, gown, DJ – the list can go on and on.  With so many costs to consider, many couples on a budget chose to

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 plans

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

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PRESS RELEASE For 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,