Super 8 Mendota
Travel Blogs from Mendota
(^^^ When asked if we could leave some flyers and free kids tickets at his shop, this was the owner's response as he turned his back on us. Thankfully, he was the only one in the entire town who swore at us.)
We're back at work!!! After all of the stress of staying overnight in a BP station's parking lot, procuring money to make the …
... really enjoyed this beautiful day.
We have been lucky with the weather as the last 2 days were to have rain but as usual the weatherman was wrong. Tomorrow is our last day here and we are going walk around the old town of Utica and do some shopping. We have found a great ice cream shop and have visited it twice. I had a Boston shake today, a milkshake with a hot fudge sundae on top . Boy was it good!!
... rise to the name "Starved Rock."
We hiked over 5 miles on Monday and really enjoyed our time out in the canyons. It was the first time Suzanne and I had hiked that far in a while and were both a little tired. But it is really nice to get out in nature!!
The campground is nice with a lot of campers stopping over just for the night. They don't know what they are missing by not taking the time to see the state parks in the area.
... Campground in Utica, Illinois. The camp fees are $19 a night (using the 50% discount from Passport USA). We spent the early evening unpacking and storing things. Will take a bit to get ourselves organized, but so far, this is looking good! Don't tell Randy but his RV lifestyle might have been a good idea. We're sitting in the RV eating cheese, crackers, salami, almonds, grapes and wine. Nice easy ending to the first day in the ...
... over a very rough path/riverbed.
Stopped at the first place I found for coffee and buffet
breakfast – looked like nice rooms and garden with views and hammocks but the
owner was such a greedy sly bugger, went elsewhere.
Pachamama wasn’t as nice but was close to the “action”, had
cold beer, a book exchange and wood fired pizza, so settled in for a relaxing
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed