Image from page 6 of "Lakes and resorts of the northwest;" (1914)
Publisher: Chicago, Ill.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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ed. The hotel accommoda-tions at these resort.s are ample and of a wide range of quality,which ])crmits the fidl indulgence of individual tastes aufl means. Farther afiekl are scores of fishing and hunting resorts, hiddenaway in the virgin forests of northern Wisconsin and the upper|)eninsula of Michigan, where the lover of Nature may makecam]) amid innumerat)le lakes and streams, surrounded byforests, where the soft balsam of the pines ])ervades the air,where speckled trout are abundant in the streams, and blackbass and nuiskellunge in the lakes. Round-trip rates are in effect during the summer season fromall ])oints, and the train .service of the Chicago and Xorlh WesternLine is such that one may spend the vacation |)ciio(l within anhour of Chicago, or may select some one of the hundreds of jxiiutssituated in the (Ireat North Woods, and reached by a nights ridein through Iullman sleej)ing cars that land the exi)eetanl tra\ilerin the heart of the woods in time for an early breakfast.
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DOWN STREAM ON A CANOE TRAIL IN THE COOL NORTH WOODS i List of Hotels and Boarding Houses AT THE \ARU)US SUMMER RESORTS AND KISHlNl. AND HUNTINCGROUNDS REACHED BY THE CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERNLINE, TOGETHER WITH SCHEDULE OF RATES, CAPACITY, DISTANCEFROM STATION, ETC., ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY BY STATES. ILLINOIS Hotels and BoardingHouses GARY, ILL.—See Map, page HRoute—Chicago and North Western Line, locaL Cary is situated on the Fox River, thirty-eight milesfrom Chicago. Its nearness to the city is one of the chiefreasons for its popularity. Here it is possible for a residentof the city to send his family during the heated term, whilehe runs out at the weeks end to a cool breathing spot tospend the time comfortabh amid ideal surrmnidings, andthus escape the stifling heat. Proprietors Distance1 fromStation Colonial Inn Mrs. C. Werren . . I (i mis. Hotel Sheffield . . . C. A. Sheffield.... (i Nachusa Hotel. . . ;T. Young 1 ml. Assembly Park(a) .iT. Young 2 mis. Dixon Inn ki. G. McCa
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