4th of July Getaway in Illinois

July 4th weekend getaway in illinois with lodging

Come spend the July 4th of July extended weekend with us!  The lodge is a perfect location for your July 4th getaway here in Illinois! There is plenty to do around the resort or take a day trip to one of the surrounding towns who will be having their own Fourth of July Celebrations.  Enjoy our famous evening hayride that stops and overlooks a scenic view of the Mississippi River Valley. From this view you will watch Pleasant Hill’s firework show (One of the best in Illinois and the mid-west.) along with other firework shows on the horizon over looking the Mississippi River Bluffs in Missouri! This unique experience is one you will always remember!

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* Pleasant Hill, Illinois –Our neighbors in Pleasant Hill IL (10 minutes from the lodge) will have a parade and a lot of fun activities for everyone to enjoy on the 4th. Their firework show is one of the best you will ever see! This very nice rural town is what Rural America and the 4th of July Celebrations are all about. If you are from a larger city, you are in for a treat! This firework show typically starts right at dark.

*Pittsfield, Illinois-(15 minutes from the lodge) On Friday, July 5th you can enjoy fireworks at the Jellystone Park.

illinois firework displays* Hannibal, Missouri 4th of July Celebration -Just a short drive from Heartland you can spend the day (or a few hours) enjoying National Tom Sawyer Days – A Hannibal tradition for over 50 years. The National Tom Sawyer Days focuses on family fun. Visitors can watch or join in many of the  activities, including the National Fence Painting Competition, the frog jumping competition, Tom and Becky Contest, Tomboy Sawyer competition, the Sam Clemens-Kiwanis Arts and Crafts show, Mississippi Mud Volleyball, stage entertainment, dancing, great food, and a spectacular 4th of July fireworks display over the Mighty Mississippi!

* Louisiana, Missouri 4th of July Blast! (20 minutes from the lodge) Louisiana is gearing up for the Fourth of July celebration, Live entertainment on the riverfront, games, food, contest and fireworks.

* Alton, Illinois-(1 hour from the lodge) Alton will have their fireworks on July 3rd at the Amphitheater, located at Riverfront Drive. Starting at 9:00pm

I look forward to seeing you on the 4th!

Gary Harpole

Last Updated: June 5th, 2019

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