We passed up a return to Paducah so we could stick around with our friends at Defeated Creek as long as possible. Paducah's National Quilt Museum will have to wait for next time!
After saying so long to our friends and leaving Defeated, we headed west to Nashville then north into Illinois. We're making tracks to make a date for our moose. Bullwinkle has an appointment at Winnebago in Forest City on Monday. With 900 miles to cover between now and then, we decided to make our first stop at one of our favorite "overnight" campgrounds in southern Illinois.
Whittington Woods Campground in Whittington, IL is the perfect blend of easy access and a quiet getaway. It's a great place to park after a long day of driving to get a good night's rest before the next long day. We found this gem last November on our beeline return to Kansas City and vowed to return. We're glad we did.
Tomorrow, on to Iowa!