Category Archives: Illinois

Captain’s Cove Bar and Grill – Ottawa, IL

After enjoying the Illinois Visitor Center on the Illinois River, we were looking for that special local eatery. We asked the person at the visitor center for recommendations and one was especially appealing – a local joint on the river. We headed upriver in search of Captain’s Cove. Continue reading


Illinois Waterway Visitor Center – Ottawa, IL

Once Ole Man River is in your blood, it is there forever. So it is with us, we can never pass up a chance to enjoy river activity. Being from south Louisiana where the Mississippi is wide and treacherous, a slower calmer river always intrigues us.   Continue reading