The Starved Rock Inn
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Not much to write about today as this was definitely a driving day. We travel 462 miles to Illinois through some of our country's most valuable farm land. For miles and miles there was nothing but corn with a few soybeans thrown in.
We did stop in Blue Earth, Minnesota to visit with the Jolly Green Giant. In honor of Sturgis Bike Rally ...
... the mosquito bites.
After breakfast with the bikes packed we said our fair wells and set off back on the road but this time we had some company as John was going to ride with us part way to Niagara Falls. After about 80miles I got stuck behind ...
... forgot to mention that it was windy and very cool!!!
We ended eating lunch in the car because it was too cool to eat outside.
After lunch, we took a trail up on the starved rock. There are a lot of stairs to the top. Once up there, we were rewarded with beautiful views up and down the Illinois River. This is the highest point in the park.
We then took another trail to French Canyon ...
... Tuesday's Travel Day.
But this week has been oddly different. Perhaps it's got something to do with passing into central time zone, or that we've been on the road for over forty days and forty nights, but for whatever reason, l know there has been a different feel this week. For starters, Mike and I have not watched any TV this week as our Satellite doesn't seems to ...
Sunday we made it to Utica, Il and we are staying here for 4 days. Starved Rock State Park is close by and has numerous canyons with LaSalle having the nicest waterfall. .Starved Rock got it's name from a legend of one tribe killing a leader of another and when they went to avenge his death, the tribe that had killed the leader sought refuge atop a 125 foot sandstone butte. Well they got surrounded and couldn't get down and starved to ...
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2643 IL 178, Utica | Hotelfrom $98
- Loved the waterpark hated the restaurant
- Great Family Trip
- Will definately return