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Recent Illinois reviews

  • Great place!

    "5 girlfriends (in their 50's) gathered for a weekend and had a great time. Caught music at the Starved Rock Bar on Friday night, hiked and took in Eagle viewing, winery, hiked again to icy falls on Saturday, ate at the Uptown Grill that evening, talked and watched 2 movies at "home", and ate ourselves sick at the Starved Rock Brunch on Sunday. Nice views from the place, quiet setting, nice kitchen adjacent to dining table and room with couch and fireplace. Good time had by all. Will be back."
    Guest: Dianne Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: February 4, 2014
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  • WOW ! Penthouse Luxury at its BEST!

    "My 5 Star rating says it all, everything about this one bedroom Penthouse was perfect, from the location to the views to the cleanliness and ease of parking. The Hosts were wonderful and stayed in touch to make sure all was just as they promised. I would recommend this Condo to any one and everyone without hesitation. I will definitely be back and I'm sure many of my friends will stay after I share this little secret hideaway with them! Book it Now, you won't be disappointed!"
    Guest: Mr. G Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 17, 2014
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  • Family gathering

    "We had 4 families stay at this incredible house, more than enough space and room for multiple families. Great layout! We were able to play yard games, be outside, grill and of course spend some time in the hot tub. Perfect place to do a getaway with a group. Kitchen was nice and spacious so multiple people could be in there at one time helping out and cooking. The eagle ridge area was great, rented a boat one day, did the pool and clubhouse another. Only problem we had was not enough time, could have done at least 3 or so more days. Highly recommend this house if you are considering Galena area"
    Guest: toph Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 31, 2014
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  • Very Comfortable, Excellent Location

    "I recently stayed here, while working in Chicago with colleagues. We rented two apartments (#2, #3). Both were well furnished, clean, and comfortable. The location was great for us: quiet during the day, when we wanted to work; close to restaurants and transportation for elsewhere in town; safe to walk around at night. We cooked only a little, and the kitchens were fine (although only one apt had place mats, the other had cutting boards, one had much silverware, the other too little -- so there were a few kitchen details that could be improved). Setting up the rental was fast, reliable, all info came in email as promised and responses to questions were quickly answered. I would stay again if I was in town for work for several days."
    Guest: Work Traveler Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 29, 2014
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Illinois Travel Tips

Top Things to See and Do near Illinois Vacation Rentals

Illinois is a state with a wide variety of attractions. One of the top attractions is the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum which is located in Springfield. It is the largest presidential library in the country. The museum also details aspects of Abraham Lincoln's life. Other interesting museums include the Field Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. There are many excellent fun family attractions. The John G. Shedd Aquarium has a vast collection of marine specimens. Here children can get a glimpse into the marvelous underwater world in a way that is both fun and educational.

Perhaps one of the most entertaining museums is the Superman Museum located in Metropolis. The museum has all kinds of memorabilia including the original Superman outfit worn by George Reeves in the first Superman movie. Other exhibits show comic books, rare toys and movie props. There are also several video screenings that take place throughout the day. If you want to have a day of family fun, head to the Raging Rivers Water Park. Here kids both young and old can enjoy slides, river rides, waterfalls and wave pools. There are several other amusement parks in the Chicago area that offer entertainment and rollercoaster rides. If traveling during the summer season, you can get passes which provide you with discounted access to several parks. There are several State Parks and natural areas in Illinois that are great for outdoor activities. You can go hiking or mountain biking and enjoy exploring the trails.

Getting to Illinois Lake Houses

The main travel hub for Illinois is the city of Chicago. The Chicago O'Hare International Airport is a major travel hub and one of the busiest airports in the United States. The airport hosts flights from both regional and international airlines. You should have no difficulty in finding a direct flight to Chicago. A secondary airport is the Chicago Midway International Airport which has frequent commercial flight connections with most major cities in the United States. As an alternative way to get to Illinois, you may consider traveling by train. Chicago is the main rail hub in the United States that connects with almost all rail networks across the country. In the Chicago metropolitan area, there is an extensive public transport system which makes getting around easy. If you want to explore the more rural southern regions, the best way to get around is by car.

Visitors to Illinois Lodging

Illinois is an ideal family vacation destination. There is a wide range of activities and attractions available that will keep children of all ages entertained. People that enjoy browsing museums will be spoiled for choice, and those who want to take part in outdoor activities will find many great areas to explore.

Best Time of Year to Visit Illinois

Many of the city attractions and museums in Illinois stay open all year long; however, the most popular time of year to visit is the summer season. The summer days are generally hot and humid with the occasional thunder showers. The weather is ideal for visitors staying in vacation homes on Lake Michigan. You can enjoy hours of fun on the lake swimming, fishing and boating. Many of the amusement parks are only open during the summer months. If you are traveling with your family, this is the ideal time of year to visit. The winter months can get very cold with snowfalls occurring throughout the state. If you enjoy snowmobiling, there are many trails that can be explored at this time of year.

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