Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center
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We woke early to the sound of birds, which was really nice. After a pancake breakfast we picked up a trail map and decided to get off exploring.
We had a quick breakfast and, as it was sunny, were itching to get out walking. Our route was:
Aurora Canyon, Sac Canyon, Kickapoo Canyon, St …
Tuesday 28/10/08 Into Illinois
As this was our day to move on we collected our bags and made our way to the airport car hire. Steve had done a deal earlier with them so we decided to put only him on as driver to keep down insurance coats. Then we set out of Chicago into the Illinois countryside and on our way to Starved Rock. At …
... 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 ...
Originally, I planned on riding 40 something miles. When I reached the halfway, I looked at my camping possibilities. There wasn't anything free for 80 miles, but I was feeling pretty good. I called the Henry police and asked them if I could camp in the park. The officer seemed really confused by this, like he'd never received a call from a cyclist before. The map I have specifically says to check with police first and provides a phone number. I googled it ...
... I have 28 U.S. states, D.C., Ontario, and Quebec.
When we pulled into the Hickory Hollow campground (just down the road from the KOA), Grandpa went into the office to check-in and was informed that there was a water main break and they had no water. So we ended up back in the same packed-tight KOA as last week, which was even more packed-tight because all ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsStarved Rock Lodge & Conference Center Utica
Lovely cabins, super rooms. Amazing view from window. Lovely food (though portions were so large we ordered 1 person's meal for both of us)
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