Timber Lake Resort

8216 Black Lake Road, Mount Carroll, Illinois, 61053, United States | Campground
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Travel Blogs from Mount Carroll

The Manifest

A travel blog entry by jblackert

4

... 8220;scenic un-scenic” route. As my co-pilot sawed logs, Lorraine and I rode the meandering narrowly paved roads in and out of tiny run down communities with populations not exceeding 500 citizens. At one point my eyes flipped to the back of my head and I pulled to the side of the road to refresh, hoping to find an occupied town soon so Lorraine could acquire a drink and I could rest. After ten minutes I pulled back on our lonely path braving the early morning sun. County ...

Stepping back in time

A travel blog entry by simon.schorn

9

After regaling the baby boomers around the breakfast table with tales of Tasmania over our chocolate cake and eggs benedict we headed towards the Effigy Mounds national monument. Travelling through the country back roads we encountered a couple of Amish carts. Just like the Great River Road we're following is known as a scenic byway, it turns out the road we were inadvertently on was signposted as an 'Amish Byway'. The effigy mounds are large mounds of earth ...

Firefighters are the best

A travel blog entry by clara.sayre

1

So when we got in last night, we stopped by the fire station where we were staying, but couldn't find our contact. I texted him and then we drove around the town to see what we could see. What we saw was three fire trucks with their lights flashing down the street a few blocks, so we made our way over to the town library for some a/c and free wi-fi to wait for them to be done. It turns out they had two fires and two ambulance calls that afternoon, so we didn’t connect with ...

IT'S TOO HOT FOR PANTS, DAVE!

A travel blog entry by clara.sayre

2

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We were supposed to finish the day at the Fairway Ford auto dealership, but when we got there, the employees weren't really sure what we were supposed to do (one guy said he didn't think we were supposed to be there until tomorrow). But they were nice enough about it and after John made a balloon animal for a little girl whose parents had just purchased a car from the dealership, took photos, and said ...

Outdoor party in Warren

A travel blog entry by clara.sayre

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3

... who opened it early and had cookies and bottles of water for everyone who came by for a clown show. They had contacted all of the babysitters and daycares in the area and by the time we were ready to get started, there were over 23 kids there! John entertained, handed out balloons (helium ones that the restaurant also provided), cookies, and bottles of water, and after everyone went back to daycare, they treated us to lunch!

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This campground is located on 8216 Black Lake Road, Mount Carroll.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding