Fairgrounds Inn Du Quoin
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... by a great group of Rotarians at the breakfast, however due to the weather the turnout was a little light on, neverless we were quickly invited to another club meeting that evening once they learnt Janine had been an exchange student hosted by the Carbondale club. Then i was introduced to an american breakfast classic, biscuits and gravy at Mary Lou's Grill, I can't believe ...
On awakening we were greeeted with about 15cm of fresh snow, Sorry Utah you didn't put on a show this trip! After breakfast i was initiated with the snow shovel..... I'm sure I've seen petrol powered snow blowers in the stores but anyway, I diligently shovelled snow whilst Janine supervised.
Due to ...
Left hotel Mt Vernon Il at 745! Good nitr sleep. Brrr temp 37! Try to get home?? We r 1 hr from st louis (600 mi to home from there). Driving thru IL AND IA! At 315PM turned onto 35 notth! Sign said Mpls 182 miles! Yipee!! Ipod says home appx 700pm! Thatd like 12 hr day ( but we habe ot stopped to eat-just snacks in truck) grrrr! OOPS 11/28/14 got a speed ticket in mail from this day thru Iowa! ...
... busy road and Wes was able to do a u-turn rather than drive for some distance to find somewhere to turn around.
Back in Illinois the river park where we wanted to go was closed to traffic due to clean-up but we took our coats and cameras and headed off down the road on foot. This park is where the two rivers meet. Both are very wide and carry a lot of river traffic - tugger boats pushing as many as 24 barges all lashed together down the river.
It was ...
Arrived early and got our pick of sites. We got this one right on the lake. At dusk, the family of skunks would come out to enjoy the fallen crab apples on the tree in our site. The sunsets were gorgeous! We met Puff the Purple Dragon on the beach! Loved the water tower.