Travel Blogs from Independence, United States

Day 8 - VA, DC, MD, PA, OH, Independence, United States travel blog

Day 8 - VA, DC, MD, PA, OH

A travel blog entry by klimczak

Well, our vacation is done and over with, a depressing end to fit a disappointing vacation that lasted a week.  It would have been nice to have had a decent vacation, as this is almost certainly my last one.  But I guess we can’t have it ...

Nauvoo, Independence, United States travel blog

Nauvoo

A travel blog entry by susunk

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... . It was good to see it again and I was glad we had been able to take the kids earlier. Then it was the drive to Independence. We drove through the Amish area but didn't stop.  We looked for barn quilts. We stopped in Riverside to see the future ...

It's getting' real! or Will the tribe vote me off?, Independence, United States travel blog

It's getting' real! or Will the tribe vote me off?

A travel blog entry by mother.ship

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Once we began the real hike up to Kearsarge Pass I had a lot of thoughts barreling through my mind.  Most of them never settled in to become the resident mindset but there was definitely some mind wrestling going on.  "I could turn around now ...

Independence, LA, Independence, United States travel blog

Independence, LA

A travel blog entry by 5thwheel13

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Went grocery shopping Walked around campground and had cookout-beautiful ...

Independence - Harry S Truman's Museum, Independence, United States travel blog

Independence - Harry S Truman's Museum

A travel blog entry by marty_chrissie

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Woke up to overcast skies and headed for the Harry S Truman Presidential Museum. We were pretty much the only people there. Initially Truman came to office via the Vice-Presidency on the death thru stroke of Roosevelt in early 1945, but he went on to be ...

Friends with a bond, Independence, United States travel blog

Friends with a bond

A travel blog entry by wmaxtman

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   Sunday morning we drove to Moran, KS which was less than an hour from where we stayed in Richmond. We had made plans to meet Randy & Audrey McCall at their church, worship there and then attend a Thanksgiving Dinner with them following ...

Day 5 - Long drive and a movie, Independence, United States travel blog

Day 5 - Long drive and a movie

A travel blog entry by jfisher53

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... right around 100 degrees and the humidity was off the charts (at least for this Montana boy)!  So we drove to the Independence visitors center and got the tour from a cute sister missionary.  While we were there we got directions to Liberty ...

From Boonville to Independence, Independence, United States travel blog

From Boonville to Independence

A travel blog entry by rhettb

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... skipped the reservations only lunch at the Arrow Rock Tavern for a cold-cut sandwich inside the RV.    Arrived in Independence MO about 3 pm and  wanted to stay at the Campus RV Park which is adjacent to the National ...

Mount Whitney, Tulare County, United States travel blog

Mount Whitney

A travel blog entry by cale-and-becca

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... actually discussed about how we were NOT going to do Whitney. Mice and men right? Mount Whitney is the tallest point in the lower 48 United States. How bout that for wow factor? Good news is the rest if the hike can now be prefaced with "well at least ...

Hang on Sloopy....O-H-I-O.... Sloopy hang On!!, Independence, United States travel blog

Hang on Sloopy....O-H-I-O.... Sloopy hang On!!

A travel blog entry by ssully

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Friday September 6.......The Hyatt Place had by far the best breakfast offerings so far. They have what is called the Kitchen Skillet. You can actually see someone preparing things like breakfast sandwiches on croissants with spinach and Canadian bacon ...

Death Canyon Camp, Tulare County, United States travel blog

Death Canyon Camp

A travel blog entry by cale-and-becca

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Left the south fork of the Kern river this morning and began phase one of the Darwin plan. Our friend Darwin told us his campsite strategy to get to and up Whitney. Tonight was the first part of that plan taking us to the lovely confidence inspiring ...

What happened to the 9th?, Fresno County, United States travel blog

What happened to the 9th?

A travel blog entry by cale-and-becca

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Fill me in please. Staged for Glen pass, met Marcella and Jill, the Captains. Also met Inyo man (Dennis) who was our ride back to the trailhead and officially met Arctic and ...

A brief side trip to Onion Lake Campground., Independence, United States travel blog

A brief side trip to Onion Lake Campground.

A travel blog entry by tvpitz

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... .schooloflostborders.org to learn more about that.) We had a side trip to attend to. We turned west at the town of Independence and ventured up Onion Valley road. Our destination was into the foothills of the Sierra, to Onion Lake Campground where we ...

An End to a Long Day, Independence, United States travel blog

An End to a Long Day

A travel blog entry by jrm4013

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... we drove by there and got as close as we could get since the gates were locked. We took our pictures then drove to historic downtown Independence to get something to eat. I was looking for some KC BBQ, but didn't really find anything of that nature, so we ...

Visiting Harry, Independence, United States travel blog

Visiting Harry

A travel blog entry by jrm4013

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We started Day 2 by visiting the Harry Truman Presidential Museum and Library in Independence, MO. I thought the museum was fascinating. It succeeded by telling the story of his life where both my boys and I could relate. They had a ton of actual ...

The Trip to Missouri, Independence, United States travel blog

The Trip to Missouri

A travel blog entry by bikingladylaura

... “I'm sorry, I can't help it.” With Zeke's help over the phone, I was able to find a Best Western in Independence, MO. A name I trust, and generally offers things as a traveler I need: security, a refrigerator, and free wi-fi. Solid. ...

First Leg, Independence, United States travel blog

First Leg

A travel blog entry by hulcher

... , although: Mei and I had hitting battles with SlimJims and we played many games to pass the time. We are now currently in Independence, Ohio at the La Quinta Motel all getting ready for bed because we are getting up early tomorrow and driving all the way ...

Into the highest sierra, Independence, United States travel blog

Into the highest sierra

A travel blog entry by trackingdj

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May 7th I walked up to the Kennedy meadows general store with dark clouds blowing in behind me. I would be leaving the desert and starting the next leg of my trip. Ahead of me was 10,000 ft or higher and possibly snow covered mountains of the high ...

One of the best parts of the trip.  The planning!, Independence, United States travel blog

One of the best parts of the trip. The planning!

A travel blog entry by bisquitlips

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My beautiful wife has her bags packed and we are still 3 months out from our egress. She is quite cute when it comes to traveling. Having traveled extensively over the last 20 years, I don't get quite as excited, but I do get excited watching her ...

Orientation yo!, Independence, United States travel blog

Orientation yo!

A travel blog entry by liznleish

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Orientation at temple... was quite interesting... I learnt alot.. alot about the church and about my styles of leadership aswell as others, so we are now aware of each others feelings and that..  Got to know Liz quite a bit- she's pretty cool.. ...

The break up, 2.5 miles up, Independence, United States travel blog

The break up, 2.5 miles up

A travel blog entry by trackingdj

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Caleb quote of the day, " I think that deer is gay, it just laid there eating grass and staring at my dick while I was peeing." After 10 sunny dry days, we're hiding in our tents for the second night in a row. Last night the the thunder got so loud I ...

Presque Isle, Ashtabula and The Winking Lizard, Independence, United States travel blog

Presque Isle, Ashtabula and The Winking Lizard

A travel blog entry by ssully

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... we wanted to stay in the suburbs so Karen went to work again on Hotwire. Again she comes through. Hyatt Place Hotel in Independence. I input the address into Garmin and continued on. The towns in Ohio to this point are made up of mostly neat and well ...

On the Road, Independence, United States travel blog

On the Road

A travel blog entry by donnabyrne

... are located inside a chapel and it was having issues.  We hope to see it someday but we moved on. We drove to Independence, Missouri and plan to spend the day with Harry tomorrow. The last leg of our trip will focus on presidents and ...

Rolling hills always steal my heart., Independence, United States travel blog

Rolling hills always steal my heart.

A travel blog entry by chris-fernie

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... admit I do love rolling hills and farm or orchard countryside.  I rode on highway 99W north to Monmouth and then East to Independence to visit my cousins for a few days.  The trip through the countryside was ever changing as I passed by fields ...

Independence MO, Independence Missouri, United States travel blog

Independence MO

A travel blog entry by glen_linda

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Visited years ago ... in fact, Linda got her ankle tattoo here.  Independence is home to Harry Truman and the Truman Library ... 5+ stars! We saw 2 movies outside in the Square ... Despicable Me 2 ... the following week we saw Coraline.  Both ...

You know it's gonna work out when..., Independence, United States travel blog

You know it's gonna work out when...

A travel blog entry by ninahbo

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Once upon a time in a city south of Kansas City lived a girl.....well how else am I suppose to start this?  Alright well as usual I tried to do too many things at once and managed to book my flight to leave the day BEFORE the last day of school. So ...

Crossing the Mississippi River, Independence, United States travel blog

Crossing the Mississippi River

A travel blog entry by ralphtrip

We left for Missouri. On the way saw lots of broad farms and ranches both in Colorado and Kansas. The land is very flat and there are small towns about 20 miles apart. Corn is the big crop. Crossed Missouri ...

Kansas City, Independence, United States travel blog

Kansas City

A travel blog entry by cathyjanu

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... and family.  It is an amazing feat.  We didn’t feel like driving much farther, so we settled for the night in Independence, MO. (John) We got up a bit later than normal, but then it was worth it.  As we were leaving the RV park I ...

PHILLAY!!!, Independence, United States travel blog

PHILLAY!!!

A travel blog entry by liznleish

Flying to Philly tomorrow.. Getting real excited... I've been in the states for over 2 weeks now and am pumped to actually start WSC.. Liz is actually packing- never thought i'd see the day.. and im trying to waste time by watching Toy story 1&2.. ...

Independence Monument Hike, Independence Monument, United States travel blog

Independence Monument Hike

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... we were from. While there are some igneous rocks at lower points in the valley, the spectacular rock formations, including Independence Monument, are red sandstone.  If one looks closely one can see the different layers of sediment that were ...