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Escape to Nature

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Huntley, McHenry, Illinois
10 acres hosted by Escape To Nature P.
4 RV/tent sites
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Best in Illinois: Finalist
Named one of the best Hipcamps to visit in 2023.
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Family-friendly
Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
This property is located on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Huntley. It is only an hour west of Chicago. Our ducks, geese, turkeys 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. What to do here: Hike all over our six acres of wooded countryside and nearby forest preserves and conservation district parks. If relaxation is your goal, order breakfast from our menu and skip the cooking. Downtown Huntley hosts 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. Kids love Thomas the train and Percy too! When you're ready for a faster pace, head into Chicago, where the city offers unlimited attractions, museums, and amazing restaurants. We do not have full electric and water sites available. Try the Kane County Forest Preserve for this at https://kaneforest.com/location/paul-wolff. Need more ideas of things to do in the area? Ask us! We love being your concierge! Visit our website for additional ideas. HarmonyInnHuntley.com. FAQ FAQ FAQ FAQ 馃檪馃檪馃檪馃檪馃檪馃檪 Here are some answers to common questions. We provide camping toilets with a privacy tent. Check in starts at 4 PM and check out ends at 11 AM. Late check out is available for purchase as an extra for $10 per hour. ELECTRIC: If you need to use electricity to inflate a mattress or something just for a few minutes, an outdoor outlet can be found on the "lower garage" building. Just look to the left of the west facing garage door. WATER: If you need to use the garden hose to fill a 5-gallon bucket or smaller, you can use the garden hose attached to the back side of the house. Please be sure to turn the water off completely when you are done. CAR BATTERY: If your car battery dies and you need a jump David will help you if he is available. Otherwise, please call a towing service, such as Whitey's Towing. WOOD: We may have rough firewood available at no charge. We recommend campers bring their own hand saw or hatchet to cut it to the desired size. You may bring your own firewood. PICNIC TABLE/PATIOS: Please do not place any cooking device on the picnic tables. You can use a large log for this. Feel free to roll one to a desired spot. You may move the picnic tables if you would like to, we provide a limited number of picnic tables. Campers are not guaranteed that one will be available. Campers may use the patios by the house, we have 2 patios with firepits. INSECTS: If you find ground wasps or bees, just relocate your camp farther away from them. We do try to address these when we are made aware of them. We recommend bringing mosquito repellent. HAMMOCKS: Hammocks are acceptable if you protect the trees from any damage. EXTRAS (after you arrive): Please bring exact cash if you want to purchase extras after you arrive. Hip Camp does not have the capability to add extras after you have made your booking. ARRIVAL TIME: Your host would appreciate a message and phone call with your arrival time so that he can greet you and get you settled upon arrival. Remember, we have an added fee for arrivals after 10 PM.
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Hosted by Escape To Nature P.Joined in April 2021
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242 ratings 路 129 reviews
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Lauren M.recommends
October 31, 2023
Oak
A wonderful getaway!
A nice getaway! Beautiful property and a very friendly host. I loved visiting the ducks :) All 4 of the sites are great.
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Mike O.recommends
October 29, 2023
Hickory
Dave was nothing but hospitable. The camp site was amazing and peaceful. I would highly recommend this place if your looking to just get away for a weekend or just passing through for the night. Highly recommended
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Christen R.recommends
October 29, 2023
Oak
What a beautiful place! I had a campsite. The owner met me right out front and gave me a tour. He even brought me some firewood. Everything was very nice. There are two, clean bathroom tents. It鈥檚 very nice if you want to be in nature and solitude but not completely alone, you have everything you need. I will definitely be recommending this place to my friends!
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Erin R.recommends
October 27, 2023
Spruce
The host was great and welcoming! The spot was flat which was great for a tent and had fire rings. Recommend this spot if you鈥檙e nearby.
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Juan H.recommends
October 15, 2023
Hickory
I highly recommend Nature鈥檚 land! The host is an incredible person who made us feel exceptionally welcome. The cost is very reasonable for what you receive. We're thrilled to have stayed here for two nights and certainly plan to visit again in the future.
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Kris T.recommends
October 15, 2023
Oak
Lovely site. Warm greeting from host with clear instructions. Basic accommodations, luxurious quiet punctuated by the gentle honking of geese.
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