Local Info

Are you looking for fun and exciting things to do while in town? Explore the local attractions below.


 

Recreation

Midway Drive-in Theatre:  The Midway Drive-In located at 91 Palmyra Rd in Sterling, Illinois is home to the oldest standing drive-in theatre screen in Illinois, one of only 12 left in the state.
847-647-3124

Golf Courses

Emerald Hill Golf Course, 16802 Prairieville RoadSterling, IL 61081
815-622-6204

Deer Valley Golf Course, 3298 Hoover Rd, Deer Grove, IL
815-438-4653

Timber Creek Golf Course, 729 Timber Creek Rd., Dixon, IL
815-288-5110

Outdoors

Dave’s Outdoor World:  Kayak Rentals, Group Rates, Local Guide Local Recreational Activities & Places
815-716-3366

Sinnissippi Park, Sterling IL: Hiking, Frisbee, Golf, Nature Walks

Rock Falls: Bird Watching, Hennepin Canal State Park

Blackhawk Waterways Convention and Visitor Bureau: 201 N Franklin Ave, Polo, IL 61064
(815) 946-2108

Hotels

Country Inn and Suites
2106 1st Ave, Rock Falls IL 61071
815-625-3200

Days Inn
2105 1st Ave, Rock Falls IL 61071
815-626-5500

Super 8
2100 1st Ave, Rock Falls IL 61071
815-626-8800

Local Bars and Taverns

The Grapevine Wine & Martini Bar
815-716-8649

Froggy’s Bar & Grill
815-625-4783

The Rusty Fox (Wine and Beer)
815-625-4708

Long Shot Bar and Grill
815-625-7138

Kelly’s Irish Pub
815-625-7969

Restaurants

Candlelight Inn
815-626-1897

Basil Tree Ristorante
815-288-7555

Brenda’s Chicken Coop
815-622-4999

Forest Inn
815-772-4557

Willy’s
815-626-0401

Leisure Time

Crystal lake (lake, go karts, swimming, golf, camping, RV park)
815-626-7726
www.CrystalLake1.com

Plum Hollow (bowling)
1933 IL 26 Dixon IL
815-288-7102

Sterling Theatre (dinner & movie)
402 Locust Street, Sterling IL
815-632-3708

Sauk Valley Cinema (theatre)
4110 E 30th Street, Sterling IL
815-625-2344

Black Hawk Lanes (bowling)
2325 E Lincolnway, Sterling IL
815-625-0771

Joshua Park (disc golf & playset for kids)
Riverdale Rd and A Street Rock Falls IL

Fun Jump (inflatable play area for kids)
505 W Lynn Blvd Sterling IL
815-632-3630

Rock River Pool and Golf
3901 Dixon Rd Rock Falls IL
815-625-2322

Duis Center (pool)
211 E 23rd Street Sterling IL
815-622-6200

Shopping

Fishing (Rock River)

Ruffet Park (Camping)
24832 Rock Falls Road Sterling IL
815-626-0221