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May 16, 2011 - Quaking Bogs, Lovely Lake

2011 May 16, Volo, IL After spending a week on Aunt Sissy’s farm near Chicago, it was good to get into an RV park with full hookups. Loved spending time with the family, but boon docking really is camping in our book. It took only a couple hours to get up to Volo – just northwest of Chicago, about an hour out of the city. Volo is in the northeastern part of Illinois, predominantly along the western portion of Lake County and the eastern portion of McHenry County. This part of Illinois is very pretty with lots of lakes, upscale communities...

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Sep 13, 2010 - Chicago Suburbs

Today was a long drive on the Illinois Turnpike & enduring the bad traffic on the Chicago expressways. They say Chicago has two seasons: winter & construction. We crawled along much of the expressways and highways that had been narrowed down to one lane while they were working on the other lanes. It takes patience to travel past Chicago to go northwest to the suburbs. We had found an RV park nearer to one set of cousins that was surrounded by many small lakes. It is a summer haven of lake houses and "camping resorts" filled with park model...

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