If you enjoy camping, there's one place in Illinois that comes highly recommended and it can accommodate 129 tents. It was just named the best place to camp in the Land of Lincoln.

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Have you adventured at Starved Rock State Park? It's situated in the north-central part of Illinois and end up on just about every best camping list you can think of including a brand new one from Only In Your State. Out of 15 well-known camping places, they declared Starved Rock State Park as #1.

One of the reasons that Starved Rock State Park remains popular is that it not only has 129 campsites, but also 7 for those who have disabilities.

It's not an exotic place, but that's part of its charm. It has places to get camping supplies like batteries and ice, so what more can you ask for? It's camping which is supposed to be "roughing it" at least a little bit.

It's also not that far from Peru, Illinois, so if you need to run into town, you won't have to drive far.

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The state of Illinois has a helpful guide to Starved Rock State Park if you decide to include it among your summer adventures.

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