Best Tent Camping: Illinois

Best Tent Camping: Illinois

Your Car-Camping Guide to Scenic Beauty, the Sounds of Nature, and an Escape from Civilization

John Schirle


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  • Popular, proven format: the previous edition sold nearly 4,000 copies, strong numbers for a regional title
  • Market: According to the 2017 North American Camping Report, 61 percent, or 75 million, of U.S. households are active campers
  • 50 of Illinois’ best campgrounds, with selections based on location, diverse topography and size, and overall appeal
  • Now in full-color with 4 new campgrounds
  • Completely updated information—including such key details as fees, restrictions, dates of operation, and facilities—based on research and input from users of the previous edition
  • User-friendly format for planning your trip based on interests and/or location
  • Detailed maps and beautiful photographs
  • Driving directions and GPS coordinates to campgrounds
  • Ratings for beauty, privacy, spaciousness, quiet, safety, and cleanliness