Super 8 Mendota
Travel Blogs from Mendota
... 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 ...
We're back in Illinois again. So from Two Rivers, we took a different route out. (heh heh rhymes) From Two Rivers we started on state highway 42. That took us to I-43, which carried us south to route 151 west to Valders. From there we got on state highway 67, which took us waaaaay south to Elkhorn. There we re-entered I-43 and took it to Beloit, in which we got on
... 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 ...
... we visited the Starved Rock State Park on the Illinois River. The park covers 510 acres , some of which is just breathtakingly beautiful.
Strong winds hit northern Illinois July 1 and caused widespread damage. Many of the park's trails were closed for some time. Hanging limbs and damaged trees were a real danger to hikers. Even now, more than three weeks later, ...
... after the second show for a big birthday party celebration, complete with some AMAZING homemade food and a huge birthday cake. We all sang to him and enjoyed the festivities. Feliz cumpleaņos!
We finally had the chance to meet Shirley North, wife of the circus' owner, John Ringling North II, and animal variety act performer when she's traveling with the show. She was warm and friendly and was determined to have us adopt one of the trained dogs who had recently been ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed