route 2

Some of Illinois' Best Places for Fall Foliage
As I mentioned in a post a few weeks ago, my dad thought that the ride down Route 2 from Rockford all the way to Dixon offered up some of the best, if not the very best, fall colors viewing in the entire country. I agree, but there are a few other spots in our state that are pretty awesome once we h…
The Phantom Woman of Kennedy Hill Road
The other day, I read with great interest a post on this website by my friend, Sweet Lenny. His post, Is This Nearby Rockford Road Really The Stuff Of ‘Nightmares?’ gives you the lowdown on the supposedly haunted Bloods Point Road in Boone County.
Another spot close to…
Route 2 Road Project Delayed By Bat Mating Season
ROCKTON, Ill. (AP) — When bat-mating season coincides with construction season in Illinois, the bats win.
The Rockford Register Star reports that the expansion of Illinois Route 2 from two to four lanes in northwestern Illinois is being delayed by amorous bats...