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From hunting and fishing to skiing and boating, Savanna, Illinois offers a variety of reasons to visit anytime of the year. 

Bring your boat to explore the river as a family or take a nice kayak ride down the River channels. cSavanna offers Kayak and Tubing adventures. Our Kayak rentals offer multiple different drop-in adventures or rent all day!

Located on the Mississippi River, the town has a friendly and relaxing atmosphere with exciting opportunities for adventure vacations or quiet getaways; antique shops on Main Street, serene hikes in the Mississippi Palisades State Park, water activities, welcoming bars and restaurants, historical sites and spectacular views on the Mississippi River. Come cSavanna and DO MORE!!.

Mississippi Palisades State Park

2,500 Acres of Outdoor Paradise

5.5 Miles from Savanna

The Palisades offer RV and Tent Camping, Hunting, Fishing, Hiking, Rock climbing, Picnicking, Cross Country Skiing, Show-Shoeing, and has multiple Observation Look-out Points high in the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River.

Palisades Map

Timberlake Playhouse

Rural Theater

14 miles from Savanna

"The mission of Timber Lake Playhouse is to provide the best expression of theater arts to the regional community by presenting creative works that entertain and inspire, while helping aspiring artists transition to the profession."

Poopy's Pub and The Block that Rocks!

Savanna's Moto-Haven

Within Savanna City limits

Come on two wheels and find comfort and camaraderie at multiple venues.  Spanning a couple blocks of Downtown Savanna is Iron Horse Social Club, Hawg Dogs, Baggers, and a slew of other bars on the Block that Rocks!  

On the other edge of town lies Poopy's, a world class biker bar with an extensive apparel shop and Pool Bar! 

MCMotopark and Rhythm Section Amphitheather 

MotoCross Track and Outdoor Music Venue

12 Miles from Savanna

Just outside of Mount Carroll lies a badass MX park, holding practices and events regularly.  Offering camping on-site and plenty of parking, the attached Rhythm Section Amphitheather hosts big-time names and tiers of general admission terraces, all with great views to the stage.

Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort

Hills, Terrain Park, Summer activities

23 Miles from Savanna

NW Illinois' Ski resort!  3,500 feet of trails dropping 475 feet through 19 different runs while overlooking the (maybe) frozen Mississippi River.  The Farside Terrain park lets you test your craziness! 

Summer activities include The Alpine Slide, Soaring Eagle Zipline, Segway Tours, Mini-golf and Disc-golf.

Ski Trails

The Great River Bike Trail

60 miles of bike trail to the Quad Cities!


Downtown Savanna is Home to the beginning (or end) of the Great River Bike Trail.  Mostly paved and separated, this trail travels through Wildlife Refuges, small towns, and woodlands with restaurants and wildflife observation points near the trail.  Stay tuned to cSavanna for bike rentals!

Havencrest Castle

5th St., Savanna

A 63-room castle of history, elegance and creation.  Open for weekend tours in May and October only, this castle is a world of its' own.  Take your time to admire the craftmanship on this self-guided mansion tour.  

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