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100 miles due west of Chicago lie the rolling hills, old growth forests and the pristine rivers of the Blackhawk Waterways in Northwest Illinois. With its quaint cabins and darling bed & breakfasts, it's the perfect weekend getaway in Illinois. Every mile is steeped in history, surrounded by outdoor beauty and dotted with charming villages. The Blackhawk Waterways is what your vacation getaway looks like...
In Real Life.

Welcome to the Blackhawk Waterways in Northwest Illinois

Welcome to the Blackhawk Waterways in Northwest Illinois

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  • Charm & History | Pinehill Inn Bed & Breakfast

    February 16, 2021
      Built in 1874 as a home for a bride The brick Italianate Victorian home was built in 1874 for William Judd Mix as a wedding gift to his third wife. The Mix family owned a brick factory and were considered one of the wealthiest people in Ogle County.  Since…
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