Winery & Brewery Tour Weekend!

Hannibal is less than one hour away from Heartland Lodge

Winery & Brewery Tour Weekend – Hannibal, MO
**2024 Event Date TBD**


August 1st, 2023 Event Update- “We sold out quickly for this event tour so we ordered a bigger bus!! We now have 4 spots available!! Take advantage of our Private Luxury Cabin Promotional Price (see below) and reserve your spots before it’s to late!!”

We have put together another fun weekend for everyone to enjoy! We are partnering with our good friends at Great River Brewing Company, Mark Twain Riverboat, Cave Hollow West Winery and Fiddlestiks Food and Spirits Company for a Winery and Brewery Tour Weekend! Enjoy wine and beer tasting, scenic cruise down the Mighty Mississippi River (the same one Tom Sawyer took a raft down!), historic downtown Hannibal, Missouri, wonderful meals, first-class accommodations, and a lot of fun with your friends or significant other. After a long week of meetings, laundry, ringing phones, and e-mail updates, don’t you think you deserve a weekend full of fun?

This will be our Third Annual Winery and Brewery Tour Weekend, and we anticipate it selling out quickly! Please call 217-734-2526 to make reservations. Reservations CANNOT be made online (dates are blocked out online.)

2023 Wine and Brewery Tour Itinerary

Friday, Aug. 11th (Arrival Day)

Check in – 3:00-5:00 P.M.

Settle in and explore the lodge. Like billiards? Poker? Chess? How about just relaxing outside with a good book or going for a walk through our expansive grounds? Use this time to relax and enjoy some down time.

Dinner – 6:00 P.M.

An AMAZING made from scratch gourmet dinner & dessert.

Free Time – 7:00 P.M.- ??

Free time to relax, enjoy your room and the resort.

Saturday, Aug. 12th (Winery & Brewery Tour Day)

Breakfast – 8:30 A.M.

The Best Breakfast in Illinois! There is nothing quite like waking up to the aromas wafting from the lodge’s kitchen. Eggs, bacon, sausage, fruit, fresh baked bread and much, much more will be served!

Board Tour Bus – 9:30 A.M.

Board Tour Bus for Trip to Hannibal, MO. Bus will be parked in front of the Original and Prairie Ridge Lodges. (Alcohol consumption is not allowed on the bus.)

Arrive in Hannibal, MO – 10:15 A.M.

Travel to historic downtown Hannibal, Missouri, where Tom Sawyer and Becky Thatcher will personally welcome you as you begin boarding the riverboat.

Riverboat Cruise – 11:00 A.M. – Noon

You’ll depart on the mighty Mississippi River on the Mark Twain River Boat. This will be a relaxing one-hour ride with historical and informative commentary, legends and sights from the cruise guides and captain.

Great River Brewing Company – 12:15 P.M.

Enjoy a beer flight (sampling of several beers) and finger foods.

Free Time Downtown Hannibal, MO – 1:15 – 2:45 P.M. 

Some of the favorite fun things to enjoy in Hannibal are:


Board Tour Bus – 2:45 P.M.

Board bus outside of Great River Brewing Company and travel to Cave Hollow West Winery. (Alcohol consumption is not allowed on the bus.)

Wine Tasting at Cave Hollow West Winery – 3:15 – 4:00 P.M.

Enjoy a private wine sampling at Cave Hollow West Winery!

Live Music by Seth Wade at Cave Hollow Winery – 4:00 – 5:00 P.M. 

Seth Wade is a singer/songwriter from Hannibal, Missouri that plays some rock’n good music!

Board Tour Bus – 5:15 P.M.

Board bus outside of Cave Hollow West Winery. (Alcohol consumption is not allowed on the bus.)

Arrive at Fiddlestiks Food & Spirits Company – 6:00 P.M.

Enjoy a private buffet dinner prepared by the dedicated staff at Fiddlestiks.

Board Tour Bus – 7:30 P.M.

Load bus and travel back to Harpole’s Heartland Lodge. (Alcohol consumption is not allowed on the bus.)

Sunday, Aug. 13th (Departure Day)

Brunch 9:00 – 10:00 A.M.

The Best Brunch in Illinois! ACT II

Free Time – 10:00 – 11:00 A.M.

Enjoy a beautiful day in the great outdoors. Take a scenic hike to help you get back to nature or enjoy one of our fun activities. Explore our miles of scenic trails while horseback riding ($49 per hour) or renting a Polaris UTV, (click here for more details >>). You can also try your hand at sporting clays ($49 per round or $39 per half round.) Gun rental and shells are available. You can also shop and see the sights at our many area local attractions. All activities are weather permitting.

Check out time – 11:00 A.M.

Check out of your room but feel free to continue participating in any of the above-mentioned activities.

Wine and Brewery Tour Rates

The following prices are for the entire weekend per person (tax not included):

The Original Lodge*

  • Regular Room – $304/person based on double occupancy – $335/single occupancy
  • Angler Room – $373/person based on double occupancy
  • Whitetail Suite – $404/person based on double occupancy

Prairie Ridge Lodge*

  • Luxury Suite – $430/person (2 people) and $574/single occupancy

Sunset Valley Lodge*

Private Romantic Luxury Cabins*

  • Private Luxury Cabins PROMOTIONAL PRICE $450/person (2 people) per cabin, regular $594. These cabins are extremely cozy, romantic and nice!

Add a third night, including meals for 60% off these rates for the third night!

*Reservations cannot be made online. Please call 217-734-2526 for reservations. Deposit: Full payment is due at time of reservation. Cancellation Policy: Due to the demand for this event there are no refunds if you cancel.

*Harpole’s Heartland Lodge is not responsible of the service of other companies on this tour.

**Wine & Brewery Tour Weekend Giveaway- Winner will be announced Aug. 1, 2023 via email. Does not include meals/extra activities during the tour. Includes all lodge meals, and a regular room in the Original Lodge booked double occupancy. Gratuity not included. Cannot be transferred.

Please drink responsibly.

Last Updated: August 1st, 2023

12 thoughts on “Winery & Brewery Tour Weekend!

  1. Since my husband passed five years ago, I have been living in the desert of Elpaso Texas. I truly miss Illinois. I grew up there, went to college at Western Illinois University. I miss the nature and greenery of Illinois. My sister lives in Chicago and if I won this trip, it would be a dream. Come true to get out of this hot dry city. Fingers crossed!

  2. I have booked this trip. If I won this I would invite my daughter and her husband to go with us.

  3. We have NOT be away this summer due my son & daughters schedules. Therefore we’re spending money in other ways, but NOTHING compares to getting away.
    This would be a dream come true for us!

  4. Celebrating our 20 year anniversary this year. My husband and I both work in healthcare and this would make for a great weekend to celebrate!! Praying we win.

  5. Looking forward to being able to get away for a weekend with my daughter. With our busy lives we don’t get to spend much time together. Would be nice to connect,relax and catch up again.

  6. It has been a rough year. We already had to cancel our Vegas trip for our 25th anniversary due to truck issues that took all of the money we had put back. I have been looking for somewhere to go for our 25th and had been looking here. I would love to win this and celebrate a special anniversary

  7. I’ve been curious about this place for years. Would really like to check it out for an all family gathering.

  8. My “reason” is much different than others. I had a horrible breakup ordeal in May. My son has been very present through the entirety since that awful day. He has taken me to concerts, dinner and movies. (I’m tearing up typing this from appreciation for my son) Benjamin is a brewery/beer connoisseur! Oh the joy it would be to be able to share this experience with him.

  9. My Husband and I went on the first Beer and Winery tour Aug 11th -13th and we had a Great time. This was a great Anniversary weekend for us. Horseback riding and a picnic and rain all amazing. Thank you for a Great time.

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