Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rock Falls
Travel Blogs from Rock Falls
Crossing the Ohio River brought us to the southern tip of Illinois. Within the first two hours of roaming the forested regions of our own state we encountered seven cars along the side of the interstate held temporary hostage by flashing red and blue lights. Most of the situations occurred with undercover police cars, one resembling Lorraine. After two weeks on the road we barely witnessed any traffic stops except for a few accidents during ...
... we were welcomed by farmers departing their white extended cab pickup trucks for their red gators to cruise the ditches to their fields before the temperature would rise. It was already approaching 90 degrees by 8:00 a.m.
We finally came by a station but none of the gas tanks were effective. I pulled to the side of the convenience store and reclined my chair hoping a power nap would be enough to get us to our destination. Ducks and donuts were just around the bend ...
... a local grocery store and had great reception at both places. I had the chance to clean the RV, get some phone calls taken care of, and rearrange a few cupboards for easier access to our groceries. The temperature today was in the mid-nineties and as soon as you walk outdoors, you just instantly melt into the pavement…it’s so humid and the sun is relentless, so I definitely didn’t mind staying in the a/c!
A huge shout-out to the firefighters in Mount ...
... the park, go to their beautiful, huge swimming pool, or play mini golf. Nice, level concrete pull-thru site facing the lake, but we couldn't have a full hookup or 50 amp service in a pull-thru site that was long enough for us. Good 30 amp service though!
Sunset Lakes Resort is a park we'd like to come back to!
Jens & I left Kenosha around noon on Weds. and drove west and south. to Sheffield, IL to visit Stan & Carol Gingrich who live on the family farm just outside of Sheffield. We arrived at approximately 4 pm after a major disagreement with the GPS lady. She routed us to Manluis, IL just a few miles from Sheffield. We called Carol & Stan for new directions and learned that Manluis is pronounced "Manless". Don't know ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services