Our Guided Tours include national scenic byways, waterways, and the enchanting places that we love to share with visitors and locals alike! You’re sure to discover and enjoy warm hospitality, nostalgic places, hidden works of art, locally-made products and wares, numerous waterways, stunning landscapes, and the rich history and Americana that make up the Starved Rock area and Illinois Route 66.
General and Themed Group Tours
Each custom tour includes an itinerary for a half-day or full-day tour that is tailored to your group’s interests, abilities, time, etc., with a local step-on guide. Half-day and full-day rates apply for step-on guide. Additional per-person pricing varies based on tour itinerary, activity fees, dining costs, etc.
Step-on Guide Service
Our local step-on guide can board your motor coach, direct your driver, and deliver a narrated tour like no other. Each custom tour includes an itinerary for a half-day or full-day tour that is tailored to your group’s interests, abilities, time, etc. Or is your tour itinerary already planned? Let our experienced local tour guide help you navigate the picturesque back roads and show you the way! Half-day and full-day rates apply. Additional per-person pricing varies based on tour itinerary, activity fees, dining costs, etc.
Need more time to take in all the sights? We’d love to plan a multi-day itinerary for you. We can take care of all the details, from your hotel accommodations, restaurants, activities, attractions, and shopping excursions to whatever else you want to do and see in Starved Rock Country and/or on Illinois Route 66. Per-person pricing varies based on tour itinerary, activity fees, lodging and dining costs, etc. Call or email for details.
You might head here for the parks, for which we’re very well known, but you will want to stay – and you should – to check out our many other gems and jewels that make up the Starved Rock area. The millions of visitors who flock here every year have discovered our little piece of paradise. But you can take advantage of our inside knowledge of where to find the roads less traveled and outdoor playgrounds about which some of the locals don’t even know! Your trip adviser has the inside scoop and can assist you with planning a day visit or an overnight or multi-day stay. Your personalized itinerary is yours to complete at your own pace. Pricing varies based on tour itinerary, activity fees, etc.
Public Group Tours
Join a group of like-minded tourists or be a tourist in your own backyard. Starved Rock Connections hosts local and surrounding-area tours from time to time that are open to the general public. Check back soon for upcoming tours.
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