Ellis Sanders House

1285 sidney street, Nauvoo, Illinois, 62354, United States | B&B
Prices starting from $149.00
 

Travel Blogs from Nauvoo

Happy Flag Day!

A travel blog entry by soppe

It's Flag Day and my flag of choice is a giant banner that reads, "IT'S MY BIRTHDAY!"

I celebrated at Mom's with a good book, Lifetime movies (murder & mayhem, not sappy), and pistachio cake. She even let me have the gooey center pieces - quite possibly because she saw what happened when The Nightmare Nanny didn't get her way.
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Packing Classy Snacks

A travel blog entry by soppe

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... fully mouth-pounded. Also booze (thanks Norma) because I'm traveling with my mother.

This was phase 1 of my packing experience - all now sealed in an airtight plastic container, Airtight because of the bears. Also, I left the honey here in FM after reading "The House at Pooh Corner" - where I learned that bears cannot resist honey. Smart. ...

Mississippi Hoots & Toots

A travel blog entry by happytrails123

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... convoy and tug boat come thru a lock very near our campsite on the river, one of many for the day. What a hoot!
A trip to the Quincy, IL Walmart took us past the most elaborate Salvation Army building we'd ever seen. The building was named in honor of benefactors Ray & Joan Kroc. We googled "Ray Kroc" and enjoyed an interesting story of McDonald's. A campfire capped of our last evening along the Mississippi....TOOT, TOOT! ...

Heading south...

A travel blog entry by clara.sayre

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... to Mt. Sterling, IL. I was really hoping we'd encounter a Starbucks or a Dunkin' Donuts in the very least, but it wasn't meant to be....an hour and fifteen minutes of cornfields later, we arrived in Mt. Sterling, population 1900, and settled into a McDonald's for their wi-fi. We're staying at the fairgrounds tonight and if they'll let us, we're going to stay there the whole weekend too.
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First glimpse of the Mississippi

A travel blog entry by gayle.mclister

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Up early this morning for another long day. Only stops we made were for food and fuel and a photo stop beside the Mississippi River before heading to Keokuk for the night. After dinner we walked down to the river and watched a tug push barges into the lock, one o 23 locks on the river.

Along the back roads there is corn field after corn field, the shopping centre was surrounded by a corn field.
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This B&B, located on 1285 sidney street, Nauvoo, is near Baxter's Vineyards/Winery.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Ellis Sanders House Nauvoo

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding