Three Days/Two Nights
Rochelle, Oregon & Byron
Explore scenic Ogle County while enjoying time with the guys, getting some exercise, and kicking back with your crew.
DAY ONE: ROCHELLE
Start your guys' getaway by checking skydiving off your bucket list followed by a tour and tasting at Illinois’ largest distillery.
Skydiving at the Chicagoland Skydiving Center
Experience a pure adrenaline rush and epic views from 13,000 ft in a fast and furious 60-second free fall at 120 mph.
Rochelle Airport, 1207 Gurler Rd, Rochelle - WEBSITE
Flight Deck Bar & Grill
Once you’ve landed kick back and enjoy some sunshine on the patio at the Flight Deck Bar & Grill which offers some of the best brews and eats ranging from burgers to filets.
1207 Gurler Rd, Rochelle - WEBSITE
Spirits Tasting at Kennay Farms Distillery
Kennay Farms Distillery is a one-of-a-kind family-owned distillery that represents the history and heritage of the midwest farmer and the unique harvest of spirits grown from their very own fields. They are located in a historic theater in the heart of downtown Rochelle that was fully revamped with key historic elements still preserved making it a very unique experience. They offer tours and tastings of their one-of-a-kind brews and spirits.
416 Lincoln Hwy, Rochelle - WEBSITE
The Rack Bar & Grill 406 Cherry Ave, Rochelle - WEBSITE
Salt 251 - 531 S. 7th St, Rochelle - WEBSITE
Aldo's Pizzaria & Red Brick Pub - 418 Lincoln Hwy, Rochelle - WEBSITE
Rochelle lodging options:
Rochelle Holiday Inn Express - 1240 S. Dement Rd, Rochelle - BOOK HERE
Super 8 by Wyndham - 601 East Highway 38, Rochelle - BOOK HERE
Comfort Inn & Suites - 1133 N 7th St (Highway 251), Rochelle - BOOK HERE
Quality Inn Rochelle - 567 East Highway 38, Rochelle - BOOK HERE
DAY TWO: OREGON
The second day of exploring this area of NW Illinois gets you paddling on the scenic Rock River followed by a visit to a microbrewery.
Kayaking on the Rock River with White Pelican Rentals
White Pelican offers canoe, kayak, stand-up paddleboard, and tube rentals. There are also three unique trips offered along the beautiful Rock River.
201 N. 2nd St, Oregon - WEBSITE
Lunch & Beer Tasting at Ogle County Brewery
Ogle County Brewery is a microbrewery located in a newly renovated historic building in the heart of Oregon. They brew a variety of excellent craft beers and offer a menu with delicious food served in a great atmosphere.
400 W. Washington, Oregon - WEBSITE
Blackhawk Steakpit - 1429 IL Rt 2, Oregon - MORE INFO
Maxson’s Riverside Restaurant - 1469 IL Rt 2, Oregon - MORE INFO
LaVigna Restaurant - 2190 S. Daysville Rd, Oregon - MORE INFO
Breakers Saloon & Eatery - 100 S. 2nd St, Oregon - MORE INFO
Oregon Lodging Options:
Chateau Lodge - 1326 IL Route 2 North, Oregon - BOOK HERE
Paddle Wheel Inn - 1457 Illinois Route 2 North, Oregon - BOOK HERE
White Pines Lodge Cabins - 6712 W. Pines Rd, Mt Morris (5 miles west of Oregon) - BOOK HERE
Cabins of Pine Creek - 6559 W Pines Rd, Oregon (5 miles west of Oregon) - BOOK HERE
DAY THREE: BYRON
Day three options include golfing on an excellent 18 hole course, testing your skills at a high tech driving range, beer tasting, watching the blood-pumping thrill of NHRA drag racing (in season) and maybe doing some hiking or biking.
The Prairie View Golf Course
This pristine 18 hole course offers a bentgrass layout that can be challenged from four sets of tees stretching to over 7000 yards that includes dramatic bunkering that will test the skills and nerves of every golfer. If you just want to practice your drive then check out the Prairie Fire Toptracer Range.
6734 N. German Church Rd, Byron - WEBSITE
Prairie Fire Golf & Grill
Located on the driving range at the 18-hole Prairie View Golf Club, Prairie Fire offers a unique year-round golf entertainment experience. Powered by Toptracer technology, there are a variety of game modes that are fun for both golfers and non-golfers. With incredible Toptracer technology, comfortably heated hitting bays, and a cozy clubhouse with a friendly bar and grill, Prairie Fire Golf & Grill offers amazing entertainment for all.
6734 N. German Church Rd, Byron - WEBSITE
Hairy Cow Brewing Company
Located on the banks of the beautiful Rock River, Hairy Cow Brewery offers world-class beer, signature mixed drinks, and gourmet brick oven pizza. Outside seating is on the patio overlooking the riverfront, or inside around the taproom fireplace.
450 E. Blackhawk Dr, Byron - WEBSITE
Also known as The Playground of Power, Byron Dragway hosts NHRA championship drag racing and special weekend events April through November on Saturdays and Sundays.
7287 N. River Road, Byron - WEBSITE
Jarrett Prairie Preserve
This pristine area is part of the Byron Forest Preserve and offers miles of biking and hiking trails, Jarrett Nature Center Museum, and the J. Weiskopf Observatory, which has an 11” Celestron reflecting telescope.
7993 N. River Road, Byron - WEBSITE
Costa’s Pizzaria & Ristorante - 133 E. Blackhawk Dr, Byron - MORE INFO
The Cave Taphouse & Pub - 111 W. 2nd St, Byron - MORE INFO
Uptown Lanes/Back Alley Bar & Grill - 106 W. 2nd St, Byron - MORE INFO
Weezy’s Sports Bar & Grill - 110 W. 2nd St, Byron - MORE INFO