After the caravan ended, Pam and I started to head back west to Illinois where we will spend about a week before heading to Milwaukee for an Airstream rally.

On our first day of travel, we drove through West Virginia and made it to Gallia County Jr. Fair Campground (293 Miles). This is a typical fair ground camping in a large grass field (with hookups) for $30. A big storm rolled in, so we were grateful there were no trees.

On our second day of travel, drove to Prophetstown State Park in West Lafayette, Indiana (322 miles). This is a very new campground, and the sites were great for with full hookups in site 164. A bit expensive for a state park $30 + $9.60 in taxes + $10 for a 1-time entrance fee = $50.60 for 1 night.

On our third day, we stopped by Airstream of Chicago to look at a trailer they have. While there, we met the GM of travel trailer for Airstream – Bryan Melton. How cool is that.

We stayed at Sycamore RV Resort in Sycamore, IL for a few nights. This was a good find. It is run by Dale and Anita. It has 2 manmade lakes from an old gravel pit. The sites are nice and the walks around the lakes are great.

Finally, we made it to Lowden Memorial State Park in Oregon, IL. We are here for 4 nights and will meet up with Carolyn and Jeff (Pam’s Sister and Brother in-law). This park is cut into the woods and our site (64) is huge. Oregon is a cute down, where Pam bought soap at Oregon Soap Shoppe and we had lunch at Ogle County Brewery and stopped by the Oregon Dam Park.

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