Western Drive to a Gastropub

January 20, 2022

This western suburban drive picks up on the west bound I-88 and then switches to the side roads for a tour along the Aurora West Forest Preserve, the Bliss Creek Golf Course, the Sugar Grove Pumpkin Farm, the Blackberry Maples Forest Preserve and the Dick Young Forest Preserve before taking you to the interesting Hardware Sustainable Gastropub and Brewery.

Drive 25 mi, about 32 minutes.

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The route information is effective the date above and may be outdated. You should review the route for accuracy before taking the drive. The route is for the private purpose of the reader and driving the route does not make it a PCA sanctioned event and PCA insurance is not in effect during your drive.

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Drive 25 mi, about 32 minutes

Map Point A

Start of mapped route. Head west on I-88 W Toll Road

6.67 mi

Take exit 113 for IL-56 W toward US-30/IL-47/Sugar Grove

0.698 mi

Continue onto IL-56 W

600 ft to

Map Point B

IL-56, Sugar Grove, IL 60554, USA

1.53 mi, 1 minute

Head southwest on IL-56 W

1.38 mi

Slight right onto Golf View Rd

804 ft to

Map Point C

Near Golf View Rd, Sugar Grove, IL 60554, USA

1.80 mi, 3 minutes

Head west on Golf View Rd

0.279 mi

Turn left onto Hankes Rd

1.14 mi

Turn right onto Bliss Rd

1,273 ft

Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Merrill Rd

761 ft to

Map Point D

Near 560 Merrill Rd, Sugar Grove, IL 60554, USA

3.58 mi, 4 minutes

Head northwest on Merrill Rd toward Windsor Dr

1.72 mi

Turn right onto IL-47 N

1.69 mi

Turn right onto Green St

899 ft to

Map Point E

Near 2S357 IL-47, Elburn, IL 60119, USA

3.24 mi, 4 minutes

Head north on Green St

2.53 mi

Turn right onto Hughes Rd

0.709 mi to

Map Point F

Near 41W743 Hughes Rd, Elburn, IL 60119, USA

4.62 mi, 6 minutes

Head east on Hughes Rd

0.741 mi

Turn right onto Bunker Rd

1.23 mi

Turn left onto Main St/Main Street Rd

2.35 mi

Turn right onto Nelson Lake Rd

0.308 mi to

Map Point G

Near 1S849 Nelson Lake Rd, Batavia, IL 60510, USA

2.31 mi, 3 minutes

Head south on Nelson Lake Rd

1.04 mi

Continue onto Deerpath Rd

1.15 mi

Turn left onto Tanner Rd

328 ft

Turn right onto Madison St

138 ft

Turn left Destination will be on the left

167 ft to

Map Point H


2000 W Orchard Rd, North Aurora, IL 60542, USA

Enjoy lunch or dinner.

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