Interstate 80 is one the main highways in the state of Illinois. Entering the state at the Indiana-Illinois border near Chicago, it continues through the northern portion of the state all the way through to Iowa. Much of the highway passes through vast expanses of farmland. If you’re traveling through the state by RV on I-80, there’s no shortage of stops along the way. Numerous RV parks are located within an easy driving distance of the highway.
Hickory Hollow Campground
Hickory Hollow Campground is convenient to I-80 in Utica. The campground offers wooded sites that can accommodate pull-through trailers; each site comes with a fire ring, grill and picnic table. Reservations require a deposit of the first night’s fee. Amenities include a game room, general store, two playgrounds, headed pool, laundry facilities, recreation room, hot showers, dump station and video tape library. Nearby attractions include Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park and the Vermillion River. Hickory Hollow Campground 757 North 3029th Road Utica, IL 61373-9740 815-667-4996 hickoryhollowcg.com
The Old Timber Campground
The Old Timber Campground has sites for both small and large trailers and RVs. Daily and seasonal sites are available. Reservations can be made online or over the phone. Amenities include clean bathrooms, a swimming area, fishing lake, camp store and Wi-Fi Internet access. Nearby attractions include the Lavender Crest Winery, Galva Drive-In Movie Theater, Richmond Hill Playhouse and Stenzel Auction House. The Old Timber Campground 10768 E. 1600th St. Cambridge, IL 61238 309-937-2314 theoldtimber.com
Four Star Campground
Four Star Campground is located close to I-85 in Marseilles. Full-hookup RV sites are available in addition to sites with no hookups. Daily, weekly and monthly rates are offered. Reservations are suggested but not required. On-site amenities include a 10-acre stocked fishing lake, laundry facilities, LP station, recreation hall, horseshoes, swimming pool, game room, playgrounds and camp store. Throughout the summer season there are a variety of planned activities, including dances, wagon rides and holiday celebrations. Four Star Campground 2776 East 2625th Road Marseilles, IL 61341-9487 815-795-6510 fourstarcampground.com
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