Galesburg East Campground

Northwestern Illinois has some lovely countryside and beautiful cities, and a great way to experience this is by camping at Galesburg East Campground. This RV park makes the perfect base for exploring the region as it features some fun activities, including a swimming pool, a stocked fishing pond, and a playground for kids. If you're looking for a fun way to explore the surrounding area, this campground provides bike rentals for its RV campers. This campground also allows pets, so you don't have to worry about leaving your pup at home.When you camp in an RV at Galesburg East Campground, you'll have access to everything your camper rental requires. Campsites come equipped with full hookups that support 30 and 50 amp service. This campground is also big rig friendly, and some sites have pull-through access to accommodate longer vehicles. Each site even has a picnic table so you can sit out and enjoy your peaceful surroundings. This RV park also provides its campers with home comforts, including Wi-Fi access, showers, and bathrooms. Did you forget to bring some essentials? No need to worry, as Galesburg East Campground features a general store where you can stock up on supplies.When you book an RV in Knox County, you'll be close to the town of Knoxville and the city of Galesburg, which both provide quaint local attractions. As well as these smaller cities, there's Peoria and Davenport, which are larger cities that offer some popular excursions. There are some beautiful natural areas too, with the Illinois River and the Mississippi River both within driving distance.

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The Great Outdoors

Camping at Galesburg East Campground is ideal due to its location near two of America's most significant rivers, the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. Delabar State Park is located on the banks of the Mississippi River and covers over 85 acres of woodlands and prairies. This park is a popular spot for water sports, including fishing, kayaking, and canoeing. Two hiking trails will take you through the forests, where you can enjoy the beautiful hickory and oak trees that help support the park's ecosystem. There are also picnic tables at the southern and northern ends of the park, so make sure to bring a packed lunch and enjoy views across the Mississippi River.Knoxville campers will no doubt want to venture to nearby Peoria, where they can visit some stunning parks including Jubilee College State Park. This 3,000-acre park consists mainly of woodlands which are ideal for hiking and horseback riding. As well as more than 40 miles of trails, there's also an eight-mile bike trail where you can test out the bikes you rented from the campground. This historic park used to be the site of one of Illinois' first schools and many old homesteads can still be found in the park. As a result, many treasure hunters are drawn here to hunt for old relics which may have lost near the houses. If you're an angler, consider visiting Jubilee Creek, where catches include catfish, brook trout, and largemouth bass.If you're looking for a nearby park to visit during your campervan rental vacation at Galesburg East Campground, consider the Snakeden Hollow State Fish and Wildlife Area. This park was named after the creek that runs through the region rather than after an abundance of snakes, and the park contains over 200 water impoundments including Snakeden Hollow Lake. These waterways are now popular for fishing, with catches that include brown trout, channel catfish, and muskie. Other favorite activities at this park include boating and hunting.

Exploring the City

Galesburg and the surrounding area offer some excellent attractions for the whole family. Galesburg itself has a few things to do, including the Galesburg Railroad Museum. Galesburg's development was highly reliant on the railroad, and the first train to pull up into the city was in 1854. Since then, the city has flourished, and the locals created this museum to display important historical artifacts relating the cities railroad history. Some of the museum's best pieces include a mail car from the 1850s, a freight train from the 1930s, and much more. This museum is a must-visit for any train fanatic visiting this part of Illinois.Or you might prefer to visit the bigger city of Peoria. Peoria has some great attractions, including the Peoria Zoo. This zoo contains over 100 different species of animals from across the world, including rhinos, gazelles, and Amur tigers. There's also a contact barn where you can feed and play with some unusual critters, including zebus, llamas, and Nigerian dwarf goats.You may prefer to visit one of Peoria's museums during your visit. The Peoria Riverfront Museum is one of the best in the city and consists of science and art exhibits. Some highlights from the museum include the history of Da Vinci, elaborate Lego displays, and much more. As well as various intriguing exhibits, there's also a planetarium and theater showing 3-D educational films.

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