Utica is a charming town along the Illinois River, filled with a rich history and built on tradition. It's a town is full of great places, wonderful people and amazing things to see. With a slow pace but plenty to do, Utica makes for a great place to visit for the day or long weekend. Stop on by when you’re passing through, and you’ll find out you’ll want to stick around. Visit a town where it feels like home.

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The Village of North Utica
Village Hall/Office - 801 S. Clark Street
Utica, IL 61373



Nearby Sites

Heritage Corridor CVB Visitors Center - Utica
2956 IL-178 North Utica, IL 61373

Visitor Information

Heritage Corridor Convention & Visitors Bureau, serving the I&M Canal communities including Starved Rock 

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I&M Canal Visitor Center
754 1st St. LaSalle, Illinois 61301

Good for Kids Historic Site Visitor Information

The I&M Canal Visitor Center presently has visitor information for sites throughout the national heritage area to help you plan your trip. Our map table is especially of interest to many.  A story band and an 8 foot by 40 foot mural help tell the canal story.  

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LaSalle County Historical Museum
101 E. Canal St. North Utica, Illinois 61373

Friends of Lincoln Good for Kids Lincoln-Douglas Debate Museum

The LaSalle County Historical Society campus is located on the banks of the historic I&M Canal and is situated in the quaint village of Utica, Illinois, bordering beautiful Starved Rock State Park. The museum campus features five facilities: the Canal Warehouse, the One-Room School House, the Heritage Center, the Blacksmith Shop and the 1875 Barn. 

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I&M Canal Mule-Pulled Boat Rides
754 1st St. LaSalle, Illinois 61301

Good for Kids Historic Site

In 1848, Illinois was a very different place! Prairies covered much of the state, settlers used wagons, stagecoaches & boats for transportation and to ship goods, and LaSalle, IL was bigger than Chicago!

Visit the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Area & take a journey back in time aboard the “Volunteer,” a mule-pulled 1840’s replica canal boat, as it coasts gently up and down the Illinois & Michigan Canal.

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