Explore the Natural Beauty of Nearby Parks
Situated near some of the top businesses and attractions in Stockton, IL, the Country Inn & Suites offers convenient commutes for corporate and leisure travelers alike. Less than an hour from the hotel, adventure seekers can get their adrenaline pumping on the slopes of Chestnut Mountain Resort or the hairpin turns at McMotopark. For some slower-paced family fun, make your way to Apple River Canyon State Park for hiking, fishing and picnicking. Before your visit ends, learn about the area’s history at the Stockton Heritage Museum, and then enjoy a taste of local culture with a tour of the Massbach Ridge Winery.
- Apple River Canyon State Park (7.1 miles)
From fishing in mountain streams to hiking over scenic bluffs, this nearby park offers a variety of things to do in the natural beauty of Jo Daviess County.
Phone: +1 (815) 745-3302
- Chestnut Mountain Resort (35 miles)
This popular ski resort offers fun and excitement throughout the year. During the winter, you can carve the slopes on 19 different ski trails, and in summer, you can spend the day riding the exciting Alpine slide.
Phone: +1 (800) 798-0098
- McMotopark (19 miles)
Experience the fast-paced thrills of motocross firsthand at McMotopark, a local track where you can live out your motocross dreams. Is spectating more your speed? Check out their online calendar for races scheduled during your visit.
Phone: +1 (815) 238-1614
History and Culture
- Apple River Fort State Historic Site (13 miles)
Live demonstrations and interactive events are the highlight educational activities at this historic venue, where you can gain a local perspective on the Black Hawk War.
Phone: +1 (815) 858-2028
- Massbach Ridge Winery (9.5 miles)
Enjoy a peaceful vineyard tour at this family-owned winery, and don’t miss the chance to sample some of their finished product in the tasting room.
Phone: +1 (815) 291-6700
- Stockton Heritage Museum (0.1 mile)
On Saturdays from May through October, guests can visit the Stockton Heritage Museum for an educational look at the history of Kraft Foods and the Chicago Great Western Railroad.
Phone: +1 (815) 947-2220