The Best Camping in Illinois

Jen - Nealys On Wheels at Horseshoe Lake
Horseshoe Lake, Alexander County, IllinoisHorseshoe LakeAlexander County, IllinoisThis was just a quick overnight stop for us, but what a surprise at how lovely it was! And the sunset was gorgeous. Very quiet state park near...Natural History Museum, Chicago, IllinoisNatural History MuseumChicago, IllinoisThese are the lions of Tsavo, known as the man eaters that killed so many in the late 1800s'. The two seen here are the males. Which is interesting...Savanna, IllinoisSavannaIllinoisUpper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge near Savanna, IL. There are several stops along the Wildlife Refuge for day viewing...White Pines Forest State Park, Ogle County, IllinoisWhite Pines Forest State ParkOgle County, IllinoisThis is one of the bridge footings at White Pines Forest State Park. This is a really interesting park in which you actually have to drive through...Mississippi Palisades State Park, Carroll County, IllinoisMississippi Palisades State ParkCarroll County, IllinoisA colorful magnolia warbler feeding on insects near the ground. I never get tired of watching these fascinating little birds.Grand Teton National Park, Chicago, IllinoisGrand Teton National ParkChicago, IllinoisOur campsite at Upper Paintbrush Canyon in Grand Teton National Park.Sheffield, IllinoisSheffieldIllinoisThis muskrat was fleeing the ugly guy with the camera:) This photo was taken at the Hennepin Canal State Park Museum area. This is a great area for...Mississippi Palisades State Park, Carroll County, IllinoisMississippi Palisades State ParkCarroll County, IllinoisA colorful cape may warbler migrating through the park. This park is a magnet for migrating warblers. These colorful tiny birds are a challenge to...Mississippi Palisades State Park, Carroll County, IllinoisMississippi Palisades State ParkCarroll County, IllinoisA cape may warbler migrating South in the Fall.Mississippi Palisades State Park, Carroll County, IllinoisMississippi Palisades State ParkCarroll County, IllinoisA Chestnut Sided Warbler in breeding plumage. I love all colorful little warblers but they are extremely difficult to photograph. I try to find a...Mississippi Palisades State Park, Carroll County, IllinoisMississippi Palisades State ParkCarroll County, IllinoisA Black and White Warbler in Spring.Hickory Hollow Campground, LaSalle, IllinoisHickory Hollow CampgroundLaSalle, IllinoisWould like to wake up to this fantastic sunset everyday. This was from our campsite at Hickory Hollow Campground in Utica, ILMississippi Palisades State Park, Carroll County, IllinoisMississippi Palisades State ParkCarroll County, IllinoisA beautiful Wilsons Warbler in Fall migrating back to warmer weather. That is a lot of yellow!Whittington Woods Campground at Benton, Franklin County, IllinoisWhittington Woods Campground at BentonFranklin County, IllinoisSpiral your Brats!Oregon, IllinoisOregonIllinoisI found this Indian statue and you get a nice view of the Rock River.You should go camping there.Mississippi Palisades State Park, Carroll County, IllinoisMississippi Palisades State ParkCarroll County, IllinoisA woodcock scratching around on the ground for food. These birds blend in perfectly in their natural habitat.Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm and Fall Fest, Homer Glen, IllinoisBengtson's Pumpkin Farm and Fall FestHomer Glen, IllinoisBengston's is a great place to start a family fall tradition. Check out all the wonderful attractions, rides, animals, and fall fest activities...Techny Park, Northbrook, IllinoisTechny ParkNorthbrook, IllinoisChurch or Castle.....? I know...CHASTLE!Rock Cut State Park, Loves Park, IllinoisRock Cut State ParkLoves Park, IllinoisGreat place to come and camp you can do biking, hiking, rent boasts as much more.Carlyle Lake, Carlyle, IllinoisCarlyle LakeCarlyle, IllinoisSometimes the Midwest is beautiful. I grew up camping and boating at this lake. It may not be the most beautiful lake most of the time, but...
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