• Find Inspiration on the Makanda Boardwalk

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    Start Your Engines in Rock Island

  • Outdoor adventure in Illinois is closer than you think

  • Route-66-Road-Trip-Blog-Feature

    Mile Markers’ Route 66 Road Trip

  • Giant City Feature

    Outdoor Adventure in Giant City State Park




28 stick to getting your kicks

Stick to Getting Your Kicks on Route 66

Since the 1920s, Americans have been traveling along Route 66. Some went west towards the promise of a better life and others simply enjoyed the wind whipping through their hair on the open road. Today, most travelers along the historic …



9 getaway with the whole family

Getaway with the Whole Family – Even the Dog!

  Grandpa enjoying the view. Want a great family retreat, where you can even bring the dog?   Try Cedar Rock Cabins, in the Southern Illinois woods!    The accommodations are superb – the cedar cabin, the log beds, the screened in porch, …