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Fox River Resort

Sheridan, Illinois


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A Quiet Retreat Among Rolling Hills

After fast-paced, big-city sightseeing in Chicago, families might need a vacation after their vacation. Savvy Midwesterners know there’s a quiet, all-in-one escape just 90 minutes away. In the rolling hills along the Fox River, near beautiful Starved Rock State Park, outdoor fun and indoor surprises await.

Meet our Fox River Resort, where kids can splash around our Pirate’s Cay Indoor Water Park while you relax on deck with an iced tea and a splash of rum. Add a scenic horseback ride or a wintery cross-country ski trail, and you’ll know you’ve found Illinois’ best-kept secret.

Family Favorites

  • Splashing at the onsite waterpark

  • Marveling at Reddick Mansion

  • Dropping a line in the lake

  • Hiking in Starved Rock State Park

Local Things to Do

Tourists viewing the skyline of Chicago on the Skydeck near Fox River Resort in Sheridan, Illinois.

Skydeck Chicago

Gaze over the city with 360-degree views 1,353 feet up, with clear decks to add even more thrills!

People hiking in Starved Rock State Park near Fox River Resort in Sheridan, Illinois.

Starved Rock State Park

Explore miles of year-round hiking trails, horseback riding, fishing, cross-country skiing and more.


About Fox River Resort

(815) 496-2369


2558 N 3653rd Road Sheridan, IL 60551

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Nearby Airports

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

62.2 mi

O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

68.6 mi

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