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 at Sheridan, 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 hike or a wintery cross-country ski trail, and you’ll know you’ve found Illinois’ best-kept secret.
Making a splash at the onsite waterpark
Marveling at Reddick Mansion
Dropping a line in the lake
Hiking in Starved Rock State Park
Stay Longer & Save
Receive up to 20% off when you reserve your getaway in advance and stay at least three nights with us. Just note: a one-night, non-refundable deposit is required at time of booking.
Things to Do at the ResortSee All Things to Do
Pirate’s Cay™ Indoor Water Park
Have a swashbuckling good time floating, sliding, and splashing at our pirate-themed waterpark.
Fox River Grille
Enjoy a tasty, on-the-go style meal at our convenient onsite grille.
Enjoy forest views and sports court convenience from our relaxed outdoor pool.
Whether a reunion, wedding or gathering, let us help you host an amazing get together.
Head out to our mini golf woodland retreat and putt your way to victory.
Splash, swim, and play, whether it’s sunny and warm or cold and snowy.
Shoot, battle, or scoop up some family fun in our arcade.
Catch your breath and enjoy a family-friendly flick in our onsite movie theater.
- Opened Seasonally
Row or pedal your way down the river and enjoy an unforgettable wildlife adventure.
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Starved Rock State Park
Outdoor Activities | Free | 24.3 miles
Fox River Bike Trail
Outdoor Activities | Free
Entertainment | $$ | 67 miles
Entertainment | Free | 69.1 miles
“The Bean” at Millennium Park
Outdoor Activities | Free | 68.5 miles
Matthiessen State Park
Outdoor Activities | Free | 27.3 miles
Lincoln Park Zoo
Outdoor Activities | Free | 71.9 miles
Learn About Club Membership
Want to make Fox River Resort at Sheridan your home away from home? As a Club Member, enjoy vacations year after year across a variety of destinations – all with the spacious comforts of home and the fun amenities and activities that make it a vacation. Just a few benefits of a vacation ownership with us include:
- Customizable points, so you can build vacations that are right for you
- Flexibility to enjoy weekday retreats, weekend getaways, or weeklong trips
- Variety with access to over two dozen resorts, accommodations options varying from city studios to extra-special Signature Collection villas, and exchange stays at over 13,000 partner hotels worldwide*
- And so much more…
And no matter where your adventures take you, our Club Membership ensures you’ll always have a great place to stay.
About Fox River Resort at Sheridan
2558 N 3653rd Road Sheridan, IL 60551
Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)
O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
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