Travel Blogs from Effingham, United States

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A Really Boring Day In Illinois, Effingham, United States travel blog

A Really Boring Day In Illinois

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... had a puncture due to yet another dodgy patch failing so we’re keen to find a bike shop in today’s destination Effingham. His back axle also seems a bit dodgy, something we really don’t want to get involved with. We stopped in Pierron ...

Day 2 on the road, Effingham, United States travel blog

Day 2 on the road

A travel blog entry by frankandrita

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Dining out and camping at the Flying-J, Effingham, IL. Little snow on the roads to Toronto. Crossing the boarder at the Blue Water Bridge, Sarnia, was simple but a long wait. Stayed the nite at a noisy truck stop, Emmett, MI. Had gourmet pizza from ...

Back home..., Effingham, United States travel blog

Back home...

A travel blog entry by malbet

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  Today we head 'home' that is back to New Hampshire where our adventures began back in Nov. 2006, back to our very good friends Doug & Trish. They have very kindly been storing/minding the rest of our gear since we were all together in ...

Here we go again, Effingham, United States travel blog

Here we go again

A travel blog entry by malbet

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Well, here we go again as they say... Some of you will know that we have spent the last 4months in the UK, did we go home for a rest? Well not exactly. We stayed with Ross, initially so that Malcolm could oversee the fitting of his new kitchen; however ...

Westward Bound, Effingham, United States travel blog

Westward Bound

A travel blog entry by wanderingcoles

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Hi everyone. Well, we are on our way west. We left Michigan yesterday and made it to Effingham, Illinois before we stopped for the night. Across from the hotel was a local steakhouse that came highly recommended by the hotel clerk. The prices were very ...

Mattoon to Effingham, Effingham, United States travel blog

Mattoon to Effingham

A travel blog entry by apairofpollys

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... asked for a mop to clean up the puddles we left on the floor and no sooner did the rain stop.  Yet again we leave for Effingham!  Now into the late afternoon, traffic had picked up; after ten miles we had enough of that, so we turned off of US45 ...

Effingham - A Day of Rest, Effingham, United States travel blog

Effingham - A Day of Rest

A travel blog entry by apairofpollys

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... take today off because the forecast was for rain and thunderstorms again. We also found out that there were two bike shops in Effingham and took the opportunity to have our bikes checked out. New bikes' parts tend to loosen up, i.e. cables, chains, ...

Abe Lincoln Home/Museum/Tomb, Effingham, United States travel blog

Abe Lincoln Home/Museum/Tomb

A travel blog entry by socks

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In 1844, Abraham Lincoln and his wife Mary Todd Lincoln purchased their one-and-a-half story cottage home in Springfield, Illinois. The Lincoln's eventually expanded their home to a twelve-room, two- story home to accommodate four sons and Mrs. ...

Arrived at Camp Lakewood RV Park, Effingham, United States travel blog

Arrived at Camp Lakewood RV Park

A travel blog entry by socks

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Easy drive from Knightstown, IN to Effingham, IL. Took us 3 ...

300 miles closer to destination, Effingham, United States travel blog

300 miles closer to destination

A travel blog entry by averynet

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Fabulous  day, easy drive along roads that are lined with pieces of rubber and tires... Why? I am getting pampered again tonight with Dahl (I love), veggie Jaipur and rice, with white wine... What a life? Very pleasant people in this Good Sam campground ...

illinois!, Effingham, United States travel blog

illinois!

A travel blog entry by manny_bee

finally in illinois....being on a bus for so long makes me miss sleeping on a ...

Winery stop, Effingham, United States travel blog

Winery stop

A travel blog entry by bldiederich

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Since we decided that we are going to visit all the state together, and you can't count them from just driving through; we decided to stop in Illinois at a winery and do a tasting. The winery is a gorgeous Tuscan built building with a fountain and a ...

Econo Lodge, Effingham, United States travel blog

Econo Lodge

A travel blog entry by corinneconley

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I think this stop is pretty much summed up by the name of our motel... the EconoLodge.  Mysterious mattress stains, cockroaches, and shady characters about.  But as always, an experience! ...

Cross in Effingham, IL, Effingham, United States travel blog

Cross in Effingham, IL

A travel blog entry by jpkoppli

Effing big cross outside Effingham, ...

Heading to Reading, Pa, Effingham, United States travel blog

Heading to Reading, Pa

A travel blog entry by larryg59

Well the race is over and we got off the track fairly early, headed down the road a piece to a Walmart, not really a lot to report.....kinda boring weekend, people at the track was more intersted in booze and food and not t-shirts, I was telling Marge ...

Day 5, Effingham, United States travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by andieandmatt

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... !! Loving steak and shake! Indi here we come 200pm- Indiana 345pm- gas @ 303 a gallon 23$ to fill up 430pm- brazil??????? 510pm???- I have no idea what time it is. Apparently we have driven through time zones. In effingham and shacked up for the ...

Long day of driving, Effingham, United States travel blog

Long day of driving

A travel blog entry by sue-bob

Drove 850 miles from Amirillo, TX to Effingham, IL - long day.  Plan on getting out early and making it to Kristin's to spend 2 nights ...

Dinnertime, Effingham, United States travel blog

Dinnertime

A travel blog entry by k-bear

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gas and dinner at ...

Giant cross on the highway, Effingham, United States travel blog

Giant cross on the highway

A travel blog entry by acidflask

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On the way out of Champaign-Urbana, we saw this giant cross next to the I-57. Must be one of those quirky roadside attraction things. It's huge and looks like it has floodlights all around it. Man. This really marks the start of the Bible Belt, doesn't ...

Crusing the River, Lynches River, United States travel blog

Crusing the River

A travel blog entry by mshick68

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Took my Avon Redcrest Boat on the Lynches River for the first time. Covered 5 miles per my Garmin Etrex GPS. Nice day with nice sites. Tested out new trailer and it worked ...

Day 1, Effingham, United States travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by adeana

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... , after a transfer to the van and a bit of hanging out with the fam we were off again. We stopped for the night in Effingham, IL. We have to be in Chesterfield, MO tomorrow morning to check out a church there. That's about it for tonight. Just gettin ...

Ethan's Update #1, Effingham, United States travel blog

Ethan's Update #1

A travel blog entry by adeana

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I first went to Indiana to see my dad's dad, (and a dog named Gabby.)  And I got to feed and hold farm cats.  I stayed there for a while, then the next state was Illinois, where we stayed for the ...

Delivery, Effingham, United States travel blog

Delivery

A travel blog entry by kuntry

Delivery ...

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