Why Carroll County?

Here are just a few reasons to choose Carroll County for the time of your life:


Close to You

Carroll County is within a two-and-a-half hour drive of Chicago, most of Illinois and all of Southern Wisconsin and Eastern Iowa.


Great Nightlife

Dancing, live music, enjoying draft beer and cocktails, whatever makes a lively evening for you, we have it here.


Places To Go

Take winding backroads through rich farmland, forests, and hills, and stop for great food and shopping in welcoming towns along the way.


Great Lodging

Lodging options from rustic cabins to resorts mean you get more than a place to sleep; where you stay becomes part of the fun!

Places That Will Make Your Night

Charlies II

Burgers, sandwiches, homemade pizza, and a full bar. Open mic every Sunday night at 5:00, plus live entertainment some weekends.


The Crooked Roof Bar & Grill

Open Tuesday through Sunday, 11-9 or close, and Friday and Saturday, 11 to 11 or later. Visit our beer garden! Mississippi Man every 1st and 3rd Friday, and biker nights.


Henry’s Double K

Your go-to place for drinks, dancing, live music and a good time! We can also host your meeting, banquet, reunion or reception. Check our Facebook page for updates on live music events and more.


The Iron Horse Social Club

This unique establishment caters to bikers and others who enjoy motorcycles, good food, and cold drinks. Along with the bar and grill, a vintage racing and motorcycle museum is onsite, plus a tattoo parlor and a wedding chapel. Live bands and other events. Open during the summer only.

314 Main Street, Savanna, Illinois 61074

Mill Wheel Tavern

Home of the best pork tenderloin around and the birthplace of Mill Wheel Chicken. Occasional live music on weekends.



One of Illinois’ biggest biker destinations! Complete with a merchandise store, tattoo parlor and full service pub with amazing food. Outdoor seating with a stage featuring live music every weekend from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Special weekends include: Club Night, Fight Night, Bike Night and Cruise Nights. Camping and showers are also available. Merchandise includes a wide variety of “Poopy” themed T-shirts, jackets, bandanas and more. This is definitely a stop not to be missed.


Rocket Axe Throwing

Experience the fun new trend of axe throwing! Rocket Axe just opened a location right next to Hawg Dogs Bar & Grill in historic downtown Savanna. They offer walk-ins on weekends but lanes can be reserved during the week for parties or a fun night out.

Visit their website or call the number listed for more information, or to reserve a lane.


Ready for the Time of Your Life?

Our beautiful region is yours to explore, and it’s right in your backyard, so why wait? Click below to choose lodging or plan your whole trip. We can’t wait to see you.