Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... with stories of the family history.
Our drive to Galena through the corn fields has many more hills than I expected. We went by the farm and home where Linda grew up. It is sad to see that time and a new owner have not kept the place up. Time marches on.
Galena is the neatest town ever. This the home of Ulysses S. Grant, general for the Union army in the civil war. The town and area remind you of the Gettysburg area in PA. The main ...
... River, IL, a small town of 425 mid-west folk and home to Bill and Linda James.
The James live in the RV Resort we stay in while in Florida during the winter. We parked the coach in their driveway and even get to use their electric. After catching up on the news of the day, we take a walk around their array of buildings. Bill has a collection of old or antique cars he has restored. You will see several pictures of a 1911 ...
... chilled all night not doing much! :) Tomorrow looks like we'll spend the day driving through the country side. We're trying to knock out a lot of driving this first week though corn country and then spend more time when the scenery gets becomes something a bit more interesting then the endless corn fields. Goodnight from Lena! Xo (Pics to come, as I don't have any on the iPad!) ...
... crossed the ridge line, I pointed out to Alex that these were the last of the Western mountains that we would see until our return trip - the next mountains we'll see are the Allegheny Mountains, and they are mere hills by our Western US standards.
Alex was pretty quiet in the morning, even napping a little bit. The one thing that really perked him up was when he would hear a song he likes, and he would then sit up and sing. He loves to ...
... and even managed to experience our first small town diner for the lack of a better option. Our accommodation for the night was another historic B&B with a chatty owner, but on a much grander scale. This one had about 12 rooms, including one in the tower accessed by a narrow spiral staircase, which we got upgraded too. Not the greatest place considering Donelle's vertigo and the severe storms, but it was good even with the warnings interrupting our TV ...