Prairie Rivers Bed and Breakfast

121 East Prospect Ave, Ottawa, Illinois, 61350-3567, United States | B&B
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A travel blog entry by ccchrissie


... it was noisier, with a vibrating metal spiral
staircase, shouting people and heavy footed loud campers on the roof.

The English couple rocked up in the dark after their
marathon trek, having gone an ugly route and failed to arrive at the waterfall,
missed the geysers and gone hungry, despite me donating a couple of packs of
crackers – was glad I had gone the conventional way.


Day 5 Staunton Ill

A travel blog entry by colinscott


... at a diner where the Corn Dog was first made so we had to try one! The route has often been running parallel to the Interstate and is very quite so less stressful. In some places the road is only one lane in each direction and we often see older stretches of 66 running alongside but overgrown and not in use.
This morning we started off in light rain but this soon cleared and it has been hot for the rest of the ...

Day 4. We have started driving

A travel blog entry by colinscott


... toilet decor (see photos). Ate at a chicken restaurant which served 1/2 chicken each with corn balls, onion salad, red bean salad, cottage cheese and beet root. Rather a strange mixture.
Last night we visited Buddy Guy's blues club but didn't stay. Bought first cd of the trip.



A travel blog entry by chaletaria

... French settlers moved west to Missouri (St. Genevieve and St. Louis) but many stayed put. Although British soldiers were posted in Illinois (Fort Dearborn), few settlers arrived as the Crown reserved the territory for native Americans (west of Appalachia). After the Revolution George Rogers Clark tried to claim Illinois County for Virginia (1778), but was persuaded to cede it to the nascent United States in 1783. It then became part of ...

Radium City; Underground Railroad

A travel blog entry by chaletaria


... moved to Ottawa and employed hundreds of women to paint watch dials with luminous Luna (radium) paint.

We left a different way over the tracks (Ottawa Avenue) and back on the other side of the river. We watched one of their massive freight trains go past. Then up a slow wooded hill and back towards the park.

As we came back we saw signs (just before the bridge) advertising Starved Rock marina so we drove down. The marina was open, but ...


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