The Starved Rock Inn
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... They are enormous birds and they look very elegant in the sky. I had to look it up on the internet but apparently in the early morning hours they are seen here because they ride the warm air currents and scope out the valley below. They then spend most of the day hunting before returning on the wind to settle in for the night. They are a large part of not only the Peruvian culture but many countries in South America. When we were on our tour of Cotopaxi in Equador ...
... driving on them. We left Tom out of all this as he would not have been able to cope with the corn fields.
The harvest is in full swing and the headers and trucks were very busy. The sky was covered with cloud and the temperature did not get above 60 F all day. At times the 66 runs along the side of route 55. We could drive without the traffic that was on the highway.
At Auburn, we found (with help from a lady in a shop) a section of ...
Okay, so I've lost a few days. I know we left Indiana on Tuesday and traveled to Utica, Illinois. But at some point between then and now, I seem to have remained trapped in a time vacuum. I started this blog today and suddenly realized, it's been nearly a week since I last posted anything.
We usually have the week pretty well planned out. Tuesday is travel day, Wednesday we settle ...
Matthiessen State Park is another park close to the the town of Utica. Suzanne and I really enjoyed hiking this area more than the Starved Rock State Park. This park has some neat terrain and some very nice waterfalls. There are trails up top around the canyon or you can hike down in the canyon.We hiked both and you can get up close to the waterfalls by hiking in the canyons. It was a nice 3 to 4 mile hike ...
We left Pine Ridge park at 7:30am. Took 69W to 94W to the 80W bypassing Chicago to Utica, IL. It rained all day as we drove through southwest Michigan. After passing Kalamazoo we noticed that there were a lot of wineries in the area. Paw Paw is a village home to one of Michigian's oldest, largest and most awarded wineries - the St. Julian Winery. It was nearby exit 39 on 94W. We had done a wine tasting at their store in Frankenmuth - loved the sparkling Sangria. We ...
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2643 N Route 178, Utica | Hotelfrom $98
- Loved the waterpark hated the restaurant
- Great Family Trip
- Will definately return