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Morris Visitor Information  

Hotels

Camping

Dining

Things To Do

Shops

Services

HOTELS/ MOTELS

Comfort Inn

70 W. Gore Rd, Morris

815-942-1433

National Reservations: 1-800-221-2222

Indoor pool, Jacuzzi, continental breakfast. MC, V, D, DC, Enroute, JCB, Weekend Rates.

Holiday Inn

I-80 & Rte. 47, Morris

815-942-6600

Outdoor pool, restaurant, cocktail lounge, free local calls. All major credit cards accepted.

Morris Motel

1801 N. Division, Morris

815-942-4991

Kitchenette, weekly rates, truck rates, HBO, color tv, air conditioning. All major credit cards accepted. Two blocks South of I-80.

Park Motel

1923 N. Division St, Morris

815-942-1321

HBO, Cable, TV, A/C. Accepts MC, V, AE, D.

Super 8 Motel

70 Green Acres Dr, Morris

815-942-3200

Whirlpool theme suites, HBO, free local calls, refrigerators & microwaves available for in room use. Accepts all major credit cards.

KEY: MC = Mastercard V = Visa AE = American Express

D = Discover DC = Diners Club CB = Carte Blanche

JBC = Japanese Bank Card

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CAMPING

Illinois & Michigan Canal State Trail

Gebhard Woods Access

401 Ottawa St. Morris

815-942-0796

Primative tent camping only, gear must be walked in (1/3 mile), no vehicles allowed in camping area. Water fountain and pit toliets on site, access to I&M Canal State Trail, three fishing ponds in addition to canal bank fishing and canoe access to canal. (Camping fee)

Primitive camping is also available in selected areas along the 61 mile Illinois & Michigan Canal State Trail. These sites provide a small cleared area along side the trail with a fire ring, no water or toliets area available. Gear must be backpacked to site. (Camping fees)

Waupecan Valley Park

2057 W. Southmor, Morris

815-942-1209

Located 3.5 miles southwest of Morris this camping area provides complete hook-ups or primitivie sites, toliets, showers, water & electricity. Wooded and open areas. (Camping fee, reservations recommended)

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DINING

* within five blocks of the Illinois & Michigan Canal State Trail

Brenner's Weits Cafe *

213 Liberty St, Morris

815-942-0686

Weits Cafe is a friendly family restaurant located in downtown Morris since 1923, serving breakfast, lunch & dinner featuring homemade specials & pastries. Mon-Sat, 7:30am-*pm. Closed Sunday.

The Cabaret *

112 E. Washington, Morris

815-942-9777

Fine Food, entertainment and spirits. Mon - Fri 10:30am -10:30pm, Sat 10:30am - 11pm, Closed Sunday.

Fine Food, entertainment and spirits.

Canton Restaurant *

312 Liberty, Morris

815-941-2602

Cantonese and American food. Lunches served from 11am daily. Ask about their daily specials. Open Tues-Sun serving lunch and dinner.

Corleones Itilian Restaraunt *

110 Liberty, Morris

815-942-6965

Pizza, spaghetti, tortellini, ravioli and gondolas. Open daily 11am - 9pm.

Ebby George's Bar & Grill *

402 N. Liberty, Morris

815-942-5892

Sports bar and grill. Open daily.

Maria's Restorante

1591 Division, Morris

815-942-3351

Fine Italian and American cuisine, pasta dishes, steaks, veal, seafood, chicken, pizza and cocktails. Daily lunch and dinner specials. Sun-Thurs 11am - 11pm, Fri-Sat 11am - 12am.

Morris Dinner & Pancake House

1920 N. Division, Morris

815-942-6887

Serving a general variety menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open seven days a week 6am-11pm.

Petey's Cantina *

208 Liberty, Morris

815-941-4245

Authentic Mexican - American Cafe - Pizzeria. Serving lunch and dinner, tacos/burritos, burgers, sandwiches, pizza, Dine in, carry out and delivery.Mon-Thur 10:30am - 2pm & 4pm - 8pm. Fri-Sat 10:30am - 10pm. Sun 11a.m. - 8pm.

R-Place Family Restaurant

I-80 & Rte. 47, Morris

815-942-3690

American cuisine in an antique setting. Serving breakfast, lumch and dinner 24hrs.

Rockwell Inn

3 miles West of Morris on Rte. 6

815-942-6224

Continental gourmet food in a beautiful wooded surroundings. Stop by for a look at our 1893 World's Fair Brunswick Bar. Open 7 days: Lunch 11am - 3pm; Dinner 3pm-close; Sunday Brunch 11am-3pm.

Sherwood Oaks

1571 N. Division, Morris

815-941-0427

Breakfast, lunch & dinner, daily specials, full menu including steak, fish, chicken, homemade soup and desserts. Open Daily 5:30am - 11pm.

The Bigger Bite *

721 Liberty St, Morris

815-942-4014

Quick serve restaurant. Specialities - submarine sandwiches, Philly steak & cheese, beef nachos, and home of King Kone-Soft serve ice cream sensations. Sun-Wed 10am-Midnight, Thurs-Sat 10am-1am.

Toli's Spotted Cow Cafe *

104 W. Washington, Morris

815-941-2240

Hand dipped ice cream, sundaes, sandwiches and homemade soups.

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THINGS TO DO

Chief Shabbona's Grave

Evergreen Cemetery, Cemetery Rd., Morris

The tale of Chief Shabbona and his "Path of Peace," is very extensive and is well documented in area museums.

Echo Bowling Lanes

222 E. Bedford Rd, Morris

815-942-2640

JB Duffers Family Fun Center

E Rte 6, Morris

815-941-4019

Golf Driving Range, mini Golf, viedo games and snack bar.

Morris Speedway - Grundy Co Fairgrounds

IL Rte. 47, 2 miles north of I-80, Morris

815-942-5043

Stock car racing weekends. Seasonal, call for schedule.

Nettle Creek Country Club

5355 N. Saratoga Rd, Morris

815-941-4300

18 hole golf course and driving range, lessons available. Restaraunt & Bar on proerty.

New Orpheum Cinema

515 Gore Rd, Morris

815-941-1641

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SHOPS

Apple Butter

310 N. Liberty, Morris

815-941-4658

A "Beary" special gift shop. Mon - Sat.

Samantha Lynn's

117 W. Washington, Morris

815-941-0366

Antiques, collectibles, speciality foods and gifts. Open Tues - Sat 10am - 5pm.

The Thoughtful Spot

114 E. Washington, Morris

815-941-0429

A gift shop specializing in unique gifts. Mon - Fri 9:30am - 5:30pm.

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SERVICES

Morris Police Dept

215 W. Jefferson, Morris

815-942-2131

Morris Hospital

150 W. High St., Morris

815-942-2932

Grundy Co. Chamber of Commerce

112 E. Washington, Morris

815-942-0113

Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5pm. Sat 9am - 5pm. Sun closed.

Heritage Corridor Convention & Visitors Bureau

112 E. Washington, Morris

815-942-6172

Located inside the Grundy Co. Chamber of Commerce.

Grand Schwinn Cyclery

711 Liberty, Morris

815-942-1510

Sales, Service, parts and accessories. Repairs on all makes.

JR's Bait Shop & Pet Feed

107 W. Illinois, Morris

815-942-2248

Bait shop open daily 6am - 6:30 pm in the summer and 9am - 4pm in the winter. Pet shop open Mon - Sat 9am - 6:30pm, Sun 9am - 2pm.

Liberty Health Mart

309 N. Liberty, Morris

815-942-5217

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