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Chicken George Tour - Sterling IL
Sunday, June 26, 2022
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This tour is open for our members. We will be driving back and river roads to Sterling Illinois to have lunch at The Candlelight Inn. The Candlelight Inn is known for its Famous Chicken George!! They also have a complete menu if you are not enticed by the Chicken George. Here is a link. Candlelight Inn Restaurant | Famous Chicken George, Steaks, Salmon, Burgers & More | Sterling, Illinois  


 We will be departing from 2 locations:

Elgin Boston Market at 205 S Randall Road and Weld Road in Elgin. next to McDonalds. (NOT SOUTH ELGIN) 

Meet at 9:30am, Drivers Meeting at 9:45am. The back roads drive to Rockford will take a little over an hour.

 We will arrive at Love's Travel Stop around 11:10am. For those wanting to start from Love's, we will have waivers to sign and the route instructions. The drivers meeting will be at 11:30. Love's Travel Stop is located at 4628 S. Main St, Rockford, IL. 

Lunch will be at approximately 1pm. After lunch the tour will continue with a stop at Lowden State Park for a bathroom break (pit toilets) and for a photo op at the Blackhawk Statue. We will then continue to get an up-close view of the Byron Nuclear power plant cooling towers. We will then head over to Sam's Drive-in in Byron for ICE CREAM! 

The official tour will end at Sam's Drive-in 705 W Blackhawk Drive, Byron, IL.  Sam's Drive-In Ice Cream Menu | Byron, IL (

 If you would like to join us, please email me no later than Monday June 20th and let me know how many people will be joining s for lunch so I can give the restaurant a count.  

 If you have any questions, please let us know.   Bart & Sue Kendall     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.