Local Activities at the Mississippi River Lodge

Your vacation can be either packed with activities around the Carroll County area, OR you can just plain relax on the deck and enjoy the view and tranquility of the Mississippi River.


Savanna Illinois Website
Local information and events -- visitsavanna.com
Thomson Illinois Website
Local information and events -- thomsonil.com
The Heirloom Market & Cafe
Authentic Amish goods - old town bistro - gourmet coffee, freshly grilled paninis and more -- theheirloommarket.com
Great River Bike Trail
The Great River Trail extends 62 miles from the Quad Cities to Savanna, Illinois. Potter's Marsh is only three mile South where you may see many migratory waterfowl.  Access to The Great River Trail Bike Path is only one block away. -- Print Your Map Here>>>
Eagle Watching
You can watch Eagles relaxing on the deck.
Mississippi Palisades State Park
Located near the confluence of the Mississippi and Apple rivers in northwestern Illinois, the 2,500-acre Mississippi Palisades State Park is rich in American Indian history.  Just a short drive North of Savanna. -- Mississippi Palisades State Park
Thomson Causeway Recreation Area
The Thomson Causeway Recreation Area, located in Thomson, Illinois, is a unique recreation area in that it is built mainly on an island in the backwaters of the Mississippi River. Just three miles South on the Bike Path. --Thomson Causeway Park
Spring Lake Refuge Observation Tower 
Also accessible from the bike path.
Antique Malls
Many in Savanna and a large indoor/outdoor flea market South of Thomson
Many area golf courses available.
Palisades Golf Course 
Timber Lake Playhouse
 Each year, TLP casts an entire season of shows through auditions around the country. -- Timber Lake Playhouse Theatre
Savanna Tri-Township Airport
Just three miles North.       Flying In?  Call us & we will pick you up.