Giant City Lodge

460 Giant City Lodge Road , Makanda, Illinois, 62958, United States | Campground
 

Travel Blogs from Makanda

Chester to Carbondale

A travel blog entry by lindemand

5

We ventured out of Chester this morning competing for space on the highway for 8 miles with monstrous coal trucks!!! Shortly after reaching Cora, however, we were rewarded with miles of traffic-free riding on the Mississippi River Levee making our way through fields of corn and soy bean. Pure hell on the road followed by some of the most beautiful and peaceful cycling that you could ...

Attempted quaffing

A travel blog entry by simon.schorn

4

As we've travelled further south the weather has been getting progressively hotter so we decided to just do a short walk in the Pere Marquette State Park before we left rather than a long one. It turned out to be a wise choice as even this got us perspiring profusely, but the views were good from McAdam's Peak. However, we couldn't see the St Louis Arch in the distance as the brochure ...

Looonnnnngggggg day

A travel blog entry by clara.sayre

1

... day and while he said he hates being stuck in one place for very long, I’ve been craving it lately. But I don’t think that simply renting an apartment and working a 40 hour/week job is what I should go back to either. My dreams for running my own 1 acre homestead have been pushing through again lately (I do miss working at Sunseed Farm in Ann Arbor and even flowerpot gardening on the patio at our last apartment). I guess time will ...

Just about ready (written by Corey)

A travel blog entry by clendenens

8

I think we finally have this camper about ready to go. We've done a lot of work trying to make it feel less like a trailer and more like home.

Lots of paint, removing old furniture, adding paneling. Switched out the queen bed with a twin and a toddler bed, and built a couch/bed contraption for me and Molly where the old air bed sofa was.

It feels really good in here. Now if everything will hold up on the road, we should be fine.
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In which the fates have their vengence

A travel blog entry by videoray.ag

4
7

or, Andy pulls a Wilson.

Shortly after Scott's blog post of how everything was going perfectly.....

1) a laptop screen is destroyed

2) the bus windshield experiences and incident of FOD (foreign object damage) resulting in a chip.

3) in an event which normally would have been avoided had not capricious fates been tempted our band of adventurers almost loose one of their vessels.

4) Marcus goes 0 for 2 ...

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This campground is located on 460 Giant City Lodge Road , Makanda.
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