Yuma Territorial Prison

Yuma Territorial Prison is a living museum of the Old West. A total of 3,069 desperadoes, including 29 women, convicted of crimes ranging from murder to polygamy, with grand larceny being the most common. A majority served only portions of their sentences due to the ease with which paroles and pardons were obtained. They were … Read more

Illinois Beach State Park – Zion, Illinois

Illinois Beach State Park

Camp ground Very nice. Large sites with plenty of space between camping spots. We reserved a spot in the 300 section that backed to Lake Michigan. It was a little too steep for our 38 ft. motorhome so we ended up moving to a level first come first serve site in the 100 section. There … Read more

Rock Cut State Park Review – Loves Park, Illinois

Rock Cut’s 3,092 acres include two lakes: Pierce Lake, with 162 acres, and Olson Lake with 50 acres offer a retreat for people wanting to fish, ice fish or ice-skate. The park’s hiking trails, horseback riding trails and cross-country skiing and wildlife watching, as well as seasonal hunting programs, make it a year round recreation … Read more