Travel Blogs from Springfield, United States

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The Simpsons change their opening, Springfield, United States travel blog

The Simpsons change their opening

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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Yes, after 20 years, they've changed the opening credits for the Simpsons Watch it here: ...

Iowa City, Herbert Hoover, and Springfield, Springfield, United States travel blog

Iowa City, Herbert Hoover, and Springfield

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... Hoover National Historic Site.  I visited where he and his wife are buried and I also visited his birthplace cottage. I continued driving southeast for three hours and stopped for the night in Springfield, ...

Thursday 26 June, Springfield, United States travel blog

Thursday 26 June

A travel blog entry by manningnz

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... cup of tea.  I knew Bev (my English friend) would be disappointed if I didn't call in.   We arrived at Springfield - official home of the Simpsons - late afternoon, hoping they would be home...... and they were!  When they realised it ...

Friday 27 June, Springfield, United States travel blog

Friday 27 June

A travel blog entry by manningnz

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... inside it for 5 months as everything has been given a home in a cupboard).   We then ventured into the town of Springfield to have a look around.  The Chamber of Commerce houses the Simpson family life-size figures that you can sit next to and ...

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, United States travel blog

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

A travel blog entry by bodeenstravels

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It is 3:45 PM and we are just leaving Springfield. We started out this morning at 9:00 AM and have spent this entire day in the museum and walking Lincoln's neighborhood including a tour of his home when he received the news that he had been ...

Sturgis road trip 2011, Springfield, United States travel blog

Sturgis road trip 2011

A travel blog entry by havanacigar

... and formed the "Jackpine Gypsies" that same year. The original Indian Motocycle was invented, and built in my hometown of Springfield. The focus of a motorcycle rally was originally racing and stunts. In 1961, the rally was expanded to include ...

Kansas, Missouri, and Land O' LIncoln, Springfield, United States travel blog

Kansas, Missouri, and Land O' LIncoln

A travel blog entry by pdhvt

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... Holly Spicer) are practicially family to us - fun connection. Lots of the towns in that area are Mass. towns too - Springfield, Winchester, Greenfield, Quincy - must have been settled by people from New England. Lots and lots of fireflies in the fields ...

Heart Beats, Springfield, United States travel blog

Heart Beats

A travel blog entry by nighthowl33

     I just saw Ron off to start his day. This was the last physical contact of my friends in Columbia. My heart is pounding in my chest at this moment. Excitement is abundant. To Alysia, Jeff, Krista, Phoenix, and Ron, I thank ...

Tumbu Fly, Springfield, United States travel blog

Tumbu Fly

A travel blog entry by murse

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So I've been reading up on the various diabolic bugs my body may play host to during the trip and here is a little excerpt from "Healthy Travel Africa" I found amusing. TUMBU FLY BOILS The tumbu fly lays its eggs on the ground and on laundry put ...

And the Quest Begins...A Little Early, Springfield, United States travel blog

And the Quest Begins...A Little Early

A travel blog entry by dblegldave

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... . Sarah and David will be married in June. They make a great couple!  And the circle of life continues.   I left for Springfield a little after 8:00 am, making the route I have taken so many times to Springfield in little over an hour.  It ...

Small town livin', Springfield, CO, United States travel blog

Small town livin'

A travel blog entry by mikeandkelsey

... Stop Hotel, which dates back to the late 1800's, when horse-drawn stagecoaches would stop at the then-bustling metropolis of Springfield, which was a popular stop for caravans traveling between Mexico and Canada. We were just there to do a show at the ...

Home sweet home, Springfield, United States travel blog

Home sweet home

A travel blog entry by havanacigar

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... 70 miles per hour..toast. We totaled and came up with a little over 4800 miles for the entire trip. We crossed 11 States: Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, South Dakota, Wyoming, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. I'm tired, it ...

Marie's Dad's House, Springfield, United States travel blog

Marie's Dad's House

A travel blog entry by jeffandmarie

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After a full day in Seattle wrapping up the last loose ends we drove to Springfield, Oregon; Marie in her Del Sol and Jeff in his Integra. Marie would leave her car in Oregon and we would take Jeff's for the long trip to the Wisconsin and the East ...

Illinois - Springfield - Lincoln Town, Springfield, United States travel blog

Illinois - Springfield - Lincoln Town

A travel blog entry by lstoneham

Driving east - Today in Springfield to tour Lincoln historical sites. Weather has certainly warmed up...Lots of driving through the ...

2 Week Countdown, Springfield, United States travel blog

2 Week Countdown

A travel blog entry by i.d.k.

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 Two weeks from today we will be heading toward St Louis so we can start the long (and exciting for ME) process of flying from St Louis to Atlanta to Dublin, Ireland on Delta Airlines.  Between spring yardwork and mowing, cleaning the house, ...

Packing Tidbit #2 (and Rules of Travel #1), Springfield, United States travel blog

Packing Tidbit #2 (and Rules of Travel #1)

A travel blog entry by marijka

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I plan to camp quite a bit in Oklahoma and not sure how much wi-fi will be available, so this may be the last post for a bit. Here's hoping it's a little warmer than Missouri! Okay, so here's another peek into the mind of an obsessive-compulsive, ...

T minus 14 days and counting...., Springfield, United States travel blog

T minus 14 days and counting....

A travel blog entry by havanacigar

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... its route number implies, US 20 is a coast-to-coast route. Spanning 3,365 miles, it is the Longest road in the United States, and the route closely parallels Interstate 90. We'll be traveling roughly 1800 miles of this route to get ...

Rain rain go away, Springfield, United States travel blog

Rain rain go away

A travel blog entry by elewood

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... what we all know, that petrol prices in the UK are ridiculous! From here on in, we stayed on 66 until we reached Springfield Missouri. Only a couple of stops today. One was at Devils Elbow where we crossed a really old looking rusty bridge, and another ...

Why I'm Traveling, Springfield, United States travel blog

Why I'm Traveling

A travel blog entry by tifincalcagni

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I came across the Freeman Fellowship for teachers to travel to China while checking my email last January.  My students were reading silently, and I interrupted them to ask whether they thought I should apply. I was surprised when the response I got ...

We are in Lincoln Country, Springfield, United States travel blog

We are in Lincoln Country

A travel blog entry by bodeenstravels

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... it out.  It is the courthouse where Lincoln and Douglas debated, we also went into the Hotel where Lincoln stayed. Now in Springfield, there is so much to see and do.  I'm not sure how much we will get to take in but we will start ...

The Little Things, Springfield, United States travel blog

The Little Things

A travel blog entry by smcollins

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I have literally been sitting here for the last hour trying to write this first sentence... and this is what I came up with. I'm sorry. Things are getting pretty routine here, pretty monotonous. Even the commercials on the TV every night are the same ...

Gifts, Springfield, United States travel blog

Gifts

A travel blog entry by nighthowl33

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... with me and share with those friends I have yet to meet.      The last few days have been here in Springfield (Lincoln's town) and enjoyed the sights and sounds very much. It is a little, big town with lots of charm and funkiness to ...

a great reason to go to springfield, Springfield, United States travel blog

a great reason to go to springfield

A travel blog entry by triptalk

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My old friend Ken Rutherford lives in Springfield Missouri.  We have known each other since the Peace Corps, so that makes it about 20 years!  His wife Kim is great, and so are their kids: Hayden, Campbell, Duncan, and Lucy.  It was so much ...

(surprisingly artsy) Springfield MO, Springfield, United States travel blog

(surprisingly artsy) Springfield MO

A travel blog entry by marijka

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... selection and locations all over the place. http://www.nationalartshop.com/ I spent several hours walking through downtown Springfield, which is a cross between an art-town and a college-town. So there are lots of great galleries, bars and ...

Then a Half Day Jaunt to Springfield, Springfield, United States travel blog

Then a Half Day Jaunt to Springfield

A travel blog entry by big_red_truck

So once I arrived at the airport, I had to rent a car to drive down to the mill.  Even though I was only gonna have the car for 6 hrs, I was charged $150.  For one, it was a one-way rental.  And I also get the under-age charge tacked on ...

Idle in the Ozarks, Springfield, United States travel blog

Idle in the Ozarks

A travel blog entry by murse

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I've endured my first true winter in five years. I'm back in the Ozarks, idle in my parents attic, plotting the next year of my life. A year in the 'dark continent,' but from everything I have read it seems to be the most luminous place on earth. ...

Springfield, Springfield, United States travel blog

Springfield

A travel blog entry by martin_reto

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Springfield Auf unserem Weg nach New Orleans machten wir in Springfield einen Zwischenhalt... Wir fuhren von Chicago aus auf der legendaeren Route 66 bis nach Springfield. Weil das alleine Fahren fuer Reto so eine Qual war, hat Martin fuer ihn ein ...

Visiting Missouri, Springfield, United States travel blog

Visiting Missouri

A travel blog entry by 2mareti

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In Missouri we stoped to see a few things...first to see our friends, and while we were here we got to go to a few places: the Zoo and the Fantastic Caverns...it's been great. The Cavern are beautiful, and big and we took a few nice pictures.Check them ...

The start of Route 66, Springfield, United States travel blog

The start of Route 66

A travel blog entry by 29-ford-model-a

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... S. Edwards and his wife Helen from 1843 to 1909.  Edwards Place was a center for social activity in Springfield, where leading citizens and politicians such as Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas were entertained at lavish receptions, dinner parties ...

Steak 'N Shake anyone?, Springfield, United States travel blog

Steak 'N Shake anyone?

A travel blog entry by rebeccapcohen

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... to come by for a visit. The family now lives in the D.C. area and I called the mom, Cynthia, who happened to be in Springfield for a visit! Later that evening, my Uncles Matt and John, and Matt's wife, Karen, came by for a cookout. Karen brought a ...

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