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Ottawa WGN

Ottawa WGN

Welcome to Ottawa, Illinois

Ottawa boasts beautiful outdoors and fabulous events, like the Kites in Flight Festival on May 21, 22, 2023, at the Heritage Harbor grounds, and the 2 Rivers Wine Fest on June 2,3,&4, 2023, at the Jordan Block.

Kites in Flight is a family focused event that showcases the amazing kites from the Chicago Kite Company.  This event offers multiple children’s entertainment, including face painting and a dunk tank.  Purchase a kite and get in on the flying too!

The 2 Rivers Wine Fest is a weekend long event, celebrating grapes and the unique wines they create.  There is also live music and vendor/craft fair.

If you are thinking about coming to one or both of these events, make sure to check out the Travel Packages the Ottawa Visitor Center offers for overnight stays.  Each package includes a 2-night hotel stay and can be customized to your vacation needs.  Click on the links below and discover what the Girl’s Weekend Getaway, The Adventure Package all about.

Mark your calendars and book your getaway today! Rooms are going fast!

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Ottawa's Appellate Court building, built in 1860, is one of many in the area to be made out of Joliet limestone, along with a beautiful red brick compliment. There was a group of local men who were commissioned by the state to find a location for a new Supreme Court building. One member of this group was none other than William Reddick.
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Beautiful view from Buffalo Rock  looking over the Illinois River. Whether you hike or boat, this should be on your list of to do. 

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Cars and stripes - LaSalle County Cruisers car show. Downtown Ottawa, IL

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The downtown sidewalk plantings are so lush and beautiful this time of year!

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President Lincoln has been making his rounds in downtown Ottawa! Have you been able to find him and get your pictures taken?

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Another beautiful day in a beautiful place!
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New benches aren’t usually exciting... but then again, new benches aren’t usually “Benchausarus”
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