Camping in Illinois with a private bathroom

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Camping in Illinois with a private bathroom

From Lake Michigan beaches to Shawnee National Forest trails—campers have options in Illinois.

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Welcome to our Magical Woods
5 sites · Tents16 acres · Marseilles, ILPeaceful & enchanting. Very rustic and private. 
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McCully Heritage Project
7 sites · Lodging, Tents940 acres · Kampsville, ILThe McCully Heritage Project is a 940- acre environmental center located one mile south of Kampsville, Illinois in beautiful and remote Calhoun County.  We are a private non-profit left as the legacy of Howard and Eva McCully.
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Zellers' Peaceful Place
7 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents4 acres · Ashton, ILWe have 4 acres of flat land with lots of flower beds, and even a dog agility course. Our property has a great view of a BNSF railline, about 2 miles away as the crow flies. You can bring your own tent or we can set one up for you. We also have a large tent which we can set up for you with a large inflatable queen size bed. You'll need to bring your own sheets and pillows. We have a firepit available and I can provide snacks if interested at an additional charge. We are halfway between Rochelle (with it's railroad museum, Kennay's Distillery, Artist's Garden, other quaint shops, and Chicago Land Skydiving Center) and Dixon-the hometown of Ronald Reagan and the Petunia Festival. We are close to Nachusa Grasslands with their buffalo and Franklin Creek Park with it's natural spring and hiking trails and Oregon with their bike paths and Autumn on the Prairie in Oregon Illinois.
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1912 Vintage Barn Experience
3 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents6 acres · Niantic, ILThe 1912 Barn is a 106 historic post and beam barn that makes a wonderful backdrop for a night out in the country. Located only 25 minutes from Springfield historic sites and 10 minutes from Decatur, IL this location makes it easy to tour during the day and relax by the camp fire in the evening.
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CSC Permaculture Project
3 sites · Lodging, Tents9 acres · IL8.7 Acres, One Vision.We Are Building A Demonstration Project That Shows How To Create Truly Sustainable Community. Using Permaculture.Our idea is to:-Develop the overall biological health of the property, thereby increasing abundance and sustainable utilization of the land-Utilize the space for educational and demonstration purposes in accordance with our vision, mission, and goals-Create approaches and programs (Like Hipcamp!) to make the property economically self-supporting and capable of generating income for the CSC and for individuals working upon the property-Support the experience of community on the property by providing opportunities for meaningful relationships among those who work with the land and among those who visit the property for recreation, education, and meditation-Work to make the property inviting to the CSC participants, Stelle residents, and community visitors
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The Old Rugged Barn
16 sites · RVs, Tents3 acres · Towanda, ILI grew up on a farm and thrilled to be enjoying country living once again!We are in central IL near Historic Rt 66, minutes north of Bloomington-Normal with easy access from I-55. I've only been here since 2010, but we are making constant strides to make the place into a place for visitors and community to enjoy. Our 3.5 acres is highlighted by the Old Rugged Barn and welcome the opportunity to host any kind of event! The Old Rugged Barn..... where happy happens!!
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Bear Creek Farm and Ranch
4 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents103 acres · Palmer, ILWe purchased our 45 acre farm in 1997, since then we have operated a sustainable small organic...
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Goatland
4 sites · Tents15 acres · Freeport, ILThis fifteen acre livestock farm in NW IL was my dream when I rode a cubicle, and had to go to the fair to pet a critter. Now I just walk outside and pet them as I unstick their slow learning heads from the fence.
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Linden Camprground
8 sites · Lodging, Tents12 acres · ILWe bought the farmette with much work outside and home interior remodel to complete. We slowly...
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Emerald Acres
2 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · Worden, ILWelcome to Emerald Acres, our hobby farm with 3 llamas, goats, 2 pot bellied pigs, and a few...
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Escape to Nature
8 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents10 acres · Huntley, IL This property is located on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Huntley is only an hour from Chicago. A family or friends’ group can book 3 bedrooms together with a shared kitchen, living room, bathroom and laundry room, or each room can be reserved individually as a private bedroom with shared living spaces. The best part is the shared outdoor space, with a fire pit and Adirondack-style chairs where you can enjoy the evening. Our ducks and chickens will visit you, and you'll see likely see deer, raccoon, opossum, wild turkey, sandhill cranes, falcons, hawks, woodpeckers, coyotes and cardinals, all right from your seat in the backyard. Harmony Inn also has a 4-person room with an en-suite bathroom, with a queen-sized bed and a set of bunk beds, sitting area, a small kitchenette with microwave and refrigerator, and a private entrance. Guests in this room enjoy another semi-private patio with its own fire pit and comfortable seating. A complimentary continental breakfast is provided your first morning. If you preorder it the day before, we also offer a delicious, reasonably priced hot breakfast including eggs from our own chickens and ducks! All of our rooms are nonsmoking, and pets are not allowed. What to do here: Hike all over our six acres of countryside. If relaxation is your goal, we partner with a traveling massage therapist who will come to you. Downtown Huntley and McHenry County host an assortment of festivals, free concerts, and celebrations throughout the year. The Farmer's Market and antique shops are worth the visit. The Illinois Railway Museum, within 10 miles, is the largest railway museum in the United States. Enthusiasts come from all over to ride on steam, diesel, and electric trains. When you're ready for a faster pace, head into Chicago, where the city offers unlimited attractions. Need more ideas? Ask us! We love being your concierge!
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Robyn M.’s Land
109 sites · RVs, Tents42 acres · Tamms, IL
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Outdoor stays for every style

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Value Prop

Illinois might be notoriously flat—the state’s highest natural point, Charles Mound, is easily eclipsed by Chicago's Willis Tower—but there are still plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventures in the Land of Lincoln. Head to the windswept shores of Lake Michigan, grab your backpack and hit the trail in the Shawnee National Forest, or hop in your RV and set out along Route 66. With more than 300 state parks to explore, and a huge choice of campgrounds, glampsites, and cozy cabin rentals, campers have options to suit all four seasons. Summer is peak season, so book well in advance.

Where to Go

Chicago & Around

Once you’ve marveled at the skyscrapers and filled up on hot dogs in Chicago, you’ll find several of Illinois’ most impressive state parks within day-trip distance of the Windy City. Cool off at Illinois Beach State Park along the shores of Lake Michigan, hike to waterfalls and camp in the woods at Starved Rock State Park, or admire the fall foliage in Matthiessen State Park. For winter campers, Rock Cut State Park is a hotspot for cross-country skiing.

Great Rivers Country

Nineteenth-century towns, vineyards, and scenic river valleys provide a change of pace in Western Illinois. Hop between towns like Peoria, Moline, and Galena along the Mississippi and Illinois rivers; spot bald eagles in Grafton, or rent a cabin at nearby Pere Marquette State Park. Mississippi Palisades State Park is another regional highlight, where you can hike, rock climb, or cross-country ski, depending on the season. 

Land of Lincoln

Illinois’ bucolic heartland was the long-time home of Abraham Lincoln, and historic sites are scattered around the countryside between Springfield, Bloomington, and Decatur. If you’re up for one of the world’s most famous road trips, drive your RV on down to Springfield, the birthplace of Route 66, or if woodland views and lake fishing are more your jam, head to Walnut Point State Park, Wolf Creek State Park, or Sangchris Lake State Park.

South Illinois

The rambling Shawnee National Forest stretches over much of southern Illinois, encompassing miles of hiking and horseback riding trails between the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. Take your pick of some of the state’s most rewarding hikes, including the River to River Trail and the Rim Rock National Recreation Trail, and don’t miss the extraordinary rock formations of the Garden of the Gods. First-come, first-served campsites are available at several NF campgrounds, or you can pitch your tent or park your RV in the dispersed camping areas.

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