Local Activities

Located just minutes away from the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge and Palisades State Park, it is the perfect place to spend the weekend with nature. If you would be interested in scheduled birding trips or events, Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge (Friend’s Group for U.S. Fish and Wildlife) offer monthly bird walks, eight passenger golf cart tours of the refuge, and birding van tours of Lost Mound Unit, (Old Savanna Army Depot). For a complete schedule of events visit www.stewardsumrr.org. Hiking or biking the Great River Trail is also just minutes away, along with fishing and boating the Mississippi River.

You can also spend the day visiting the quaint shops in historic Mt. Carroll or take a tour of Savanna’s Havencrest Castle. Historic Galena, Illinois is only forty-five minutes away, (35 miles), where you can spend the day enjoying the many shops and area attractions. Stop by one of the areas many wineries and return to Roberts’ Roost for a quiet romantic evening in the country. There is something of interest for everyone in Carroll County, make Roberts’ Roost Country Guest House your place to stay to enjoy it all.