Tag Archives: Illinois

Fourth Annual BESTS!

We’re happy to announce our FOURTH annual list of places we most enjoyed during our travels. You’ll see some favorites re-appear and new restaurants pop up. Sometimes you’ll see an entirely new category. Bob is such an excellent cook (how … Continue reading

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Rural Helpfulness

You see all manner of things on the road in rural America, like turkeys being taken to the slaughterhouse… …and farm equipment between this farm and that one: We drive the back roads whenever we can, and this journey through … Continue reading

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Secret Parks and a Mystery Track

Looking for a campground a half-day’s drive from Elkhart, I happened across the description for Hickory Hollows in Utica, Illinois. They take Good Sam and Passport America, and happened to have an open site for the Memorial Day weekend, so … Continue reading

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