La Quinta Inn Peru Starved Rock State Park
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... day out we set our sights on Tinley Park, Illinois to visit friends for the afternoon. The drive to Tinley Park was accomplished in a little over 5 hours, so we had much of the afternoon to catch up. We did pass the RV/MH Hall of Fame in Indiana. Not sure what is in there, but we only snapped a picture and continued on.
It was ...
... and found another cyclist travel blog about camping there. The officer ended up saying it was OK. I had a really grueling day of biking. It's a little hilly out here, and there's a constant east-facing headwind. Several times today, I was biking and got chased by farm dogs. No one has fences out here. Something about bikes makes dogs flip out. One in particular gave me a pretty good scare. It was enough to get off and put my bike between the two of us. ...
... followed 39 all the way into Illinois into La Salle, IL.
The trip was bumpy and long, with many corn-fusing roads and much corn. We got stuck in a traffic jam for about a half hour in Illinois because some idiots at a construction company decided to do work under an overpass during lunchtime rush-hour. It did, however, give me plenty of opportunities to get lots of ...
... feet, we were only allowed to tour the first three floors and the exercise room.
The mansion was built in 1874 for Hegeler, his wife, Camilla and their children, which ended up numbering ten, two boys and eight girls. Hegeler was a partner in the Matthiesson-Hegeler Zinc Company, the largest producer of zinc at that time. He also started the Open Court Publishing Company, which is ...
... it and now everything is going to get better day by day. And since we'll have a rental car, we'll still have the chance to drive out to the circus and visit with our friends sometime this weekend!
Work continues later today and since we lost time with the breakdown, we'll probably work into the weekend to make sure Mendota knows they have a circus coming. Blog posts will continue on a normal basis because our hotel has wi-fi (what a treat!).