Posts tagged "Starved Rock"

Best Places to See Fall Leaves in Chicagoland, In the City and Beyond

“If I were a bird, I would fly about the earth seeking successive autumns.” Fine words, from the fine English novelist George Eliot (who was in fact a woman, Mary Anne Evans). We only get one autumn in Chicago, and although the trees downtown aren’t exactly bursting with color yet, the suburbs certainly are. Unfortunately,... Read more »

Photo Contest: Starved Rock Lodge

If you’ve got a great photo from Starved Rock State Park in Ottawa, Illinois, enter it for free in the Starved Rock Lodge’s photo contest, “In Touch With Your Natural Side.” The deadline for the competition isn’t until February 18, 2013, with prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place (a $50 gift card, brunch for... Read more »
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