This Illinois Campground Has A Yurt Village That’s Absolutely To Die For
Whether or not you’ve heard of this camping trend, there’s a yurt village in Benton, Illinois that you absolutely must visit. Perfect for getting close to nature anytime of year, this is an experience you don’t want to miss. Check it out:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Camp Manitowa is located at 12770 N Benton Rd., Benton, IL 62812, and you can learn more about the yurts on its website or Facebook page.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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