When the wind blows from the north a pall hangs over not only Decatur, but the entire southern area of Macon County in Central Illinois. This being the byproduct of what is called the savior of humanity, converting soy beans and corn into a myriad of other products. Some say the smell is similar to McDonald's fries, but I have to opt for something akin to rotten eggs …
I enjoyed a daytrip with friends to the Decatur, IL. area in the summer of 2009. The city of Decatur features many outdoor activities and historical attractions. We spent the day exploring the Lake Decatur area. The lovely lake offers many water recreation opportunities. Those with their own boat will especially enjoy the lake. There is a marina and two lakeside restaurants. We ate lunch at the Beachside Restaurant …
AreaVibes ContributorPosted on Jul 23, 2010
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