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2015 KOA Directory

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69 Visit koa.com Use the ICON KEY on the FRONT COVER FLAP 3 Chicago Northwest Visit the closest KOA to Chicago! The city draws visitors with its world-class museums, theaters, shopping and more. But who says you need to go any- where? At the campground, you can rent bikes, play mini golf and swim in the pool. On summer weekends, enjoy planned activities for all ages. You're also close to Donley's Wild West Town, golf courses, the Illinois Railway Museum and water parks. Several restaurants are only minutes away, along with the area's popular festivals and fairs. This KOA is a 24-hour gated facility. All guests arriving after hours need a reservation. Pool: Memorial Wknd–Labor Day Wknd. Max pull thru: 80 ft. Your hosts: Thomas and Sylvia Weber. From I-90: Exit Marengo/Hampshire; turn left (west) on Hwy 20; 4 1/2 miles then right on South Union Rd. Follow signs to Wild West Town. GPS: N42.206118, W88.550137 April 17 — October 12 koa.com/camp/chicago RESERVATIONS 800-562-2827 • INFO 815-923-4206 8404 South Union Road, Union, IL 60180 2 Casey Immerse yourself in the 19th century at Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site near this KOA. Costumed guides play Tom and Sarah Lincoln and their neighbors at the working living history farm, owned in the 1840s by Honest Abe's father and step- mother. You're only 45 miles from Arthur/Arcola, the hub of Illinois Amish country, and 30 miles from Eastern Illinois University and Lake Land College. Shaded level sites of er beautiful views of the rising/setting sun. Swim in the pool or rent a boat to fi sh on the lake. Play volleyball and basketball or enjoy the game room. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, you can dig into biscuits and sausage gravy on Sat- urdays, pancake breakfasts on Sundays and ice cream socials on Saturday nights. Celebrate July 4th by watching Casey's fi reworks. Be sure to check out Casey's huge wind chime, golf tee, knitting needles and crochet hook, all the largest in the world according to Guinness World Records. Limited facilities in March. Pool: Memorial Wknd–Labor Day Wknd. Max pull thru: 70 ft. Your hosts: Cathy & Glenn Klinkman. From I-70: Exit 129 1/4 mile north to crossroads, then left 1/4 mile. March 1 — October 31 koa.com/camp/casey RESERVATIONS 800-562-9113 • INFO 217-932-5319 1248 East 1250th Road, Casey, IL 62420 1 Benton Conveniently located of I-57 and just 2 miles from Rend Lake (one of the Seven Wonders of Illinois), you can pull in and out of this KOA's extra-long pull thru sites with ease. Take a dip in the pool, stop by the rec room, visit the hair salon or fi sh in KOA's pond. Nearby attractions include cham- pionship golf courses, boating and bicycle/horseback-riding trails. Enjoy a Southern Illinois Miners baseball game. Take a day trip to the Garden of the Gods in Shawnee National Forest. Visit wineries along the Southern Illinois Wine Trail. Pool: Memorial Wknd–Labor Day Wknd. Max pull thru: 98 ft. Your hosts: Walter & Karen Freeman. I-57 N'bnd, Exit 71: R at top of ramp, L just past CVS Pharmacy onto Du Quoin St. KOA on R, about 1 mi. I-57 S'bnd, Exit 71: L at top of ramp, L at 2nd light (CVS corner) onto Du Quoin St. KOA on R, approx 1 mi. SR 37 N'bnd: Enter into town circle, take road right onto 14 E'bnd, turn R at light by Pizza Hut onto Du Quoin St. KOA on R, about 1 mi. SR 37 S'bnd: From Exit 77 (Rend Lake), R turn at light onto Petrof Rd, L at stop sign. KOA on L 1/4 mi. GPS: N38.012600, W88.929258 OPEN ALL YEAR koa.com/camp/benton RESERVATIONS 800-562-8619 • INFO 618-439-4860 1500 North Du Quoin Street, Benton, IL 62812 20 23 176 90 290 294 Elgin Woodstock Hampshire Marengo Exit MARENGO Union Six Flags Great America Chicago ® 14 34 37 57 ® City Limits Rend Lake Petroff Rd. BENTON County Court House 1.5 mi. 1 mi. Exit 71 1 Blk. D u Q u o i n S t . Illinois 40 49 70 57 St. Louis 135 mi. 30 mi. Entrance Rd. CASEY Indianapolis 105 mi. Exit 129 1 /4 mi. 1 /4 mi. 1 /2 mi. ®

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