Super 8 Rock Falls
Travel Blogs from Rock Falls
... a slight detour through O’Fallon (due to accidentally missing the exit) when we reached the Springfield area and stopped for gas and snacks. Darkness had set in and the temperature decreased tremendously. We departed Florida at 97 degrees, left Nashville at 91 degrees, and were standing outside as a chilly wind blew through central Illinois at 58 degrees. Although it felt nice to exit the car without hitting a wall of heat, it was an ...
... sightseeing was less than overwhelming so if we did see a prisoner with a hostage it would be the highlight of the trip.
After twenty minutes of napping I was ready to get the wheels moving again. I would need to find a working gas station very soon. According to the map there were some towns up ahead that seemed promising. As my co-pilot continued to nap, Lorraine and I tried to devour the culture of eastern Arkansas. Even the search engines of the internet ...
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 ...
... 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 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking