Travel Blogs from Independence, United States

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Oh look, it's a chicken!, Independence, United States travel blog

Oh look, it's a chicken!

A travel blog entry by chris-fernie

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Today was a nice relaxing day with my cousin Maureen and her husband Bill.  We visited the Pink House Restaurant in Independence and had a lovely breakfast.  On the way back to the house, I got a tour over the bridge to see where logs used to be ...

""The buck stops here"

A travel blog entry by rikelman

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... did not disappoint!  Yum!  Lines were out the door at this "dive" and it was great.  Then to Independence, Missouri, to visit the Truman Library, museum, and  home.  Extremely well done and interesting.  It covers ...

A different kind of experience, Independence, United States travel blog

A different kind of experience

A travel blog entry by dearrajat

A man raping on the streets with raper's dress, gait & gestures - felt like eminem fan! Nice to see! I had planned to got out walking to buy a resistance band fr the rest of my trip. But by looking at the condition of the town, we felt its safe to ...

Oregon Trail Across the USA Route 20, Independence, United States travel blog

Oregon Trail Across the USA Route 20

A travel blog entry by zekewalkin

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Day 1:  January 10, 2007 At 10 PM, I have arrived at Independence, Iowa.  249 miles (or 4989 S).  Weather:  Windy. Not as cold. Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 30s. South wind 20 to 30 mph. The  Pizza Ranch was a great place ...

Independence, Independence, MO, United States travel blog

Independence

A travel blog entry by johnsonfamily

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... was the National Frontier Trials Museum www.frontiertiailsmuseum.org . The museum highlights the three trails that originated from Independence, Missouri; The Oregon Trail, The California Trail and the Santa Fe Trail.  Good museum, we spent several ...

Tweedaagse reis naar las Vegas, Independence, United States travel blog

Tweedaagse reis naar las Vegas

A travel blog entry by deeswillem

Vanaf lake tahoe vertrokken naar de tussenstop Independence. Het is een lange tocht, door bergpassen en voornamelijk langs de Sierra Nevada. Het is niet zo mooi weer dus we zien niet zo veel. Zelfs regen onderweg. We hebben op de gok een camping geboekt ...

Cedar Rock, Independence, United States travel blog

Cedar Rock

A travel blog entry by jaredandjen

Wednesday, July 13th The next place off of 20 east that we decided to stop at was in Independence, Iowa. Cedar Rock is located there, which is a riverside house completed in 1950 by architect Frank Lloyd Wright.  This is 1 of 7 houses that Wright ...

Don't Spend Too Long in Independence, Independence, United States travel blog

Don't Spend Too Long in Independence

A travel blog entry by teeltravels

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... ...which is the location of the first job ever held by President Harry Truman.  I told Ethan..."See?  You can start as a soda jerk and end up as the president of the United States."  That took some explaining, of course!   ...

Independence, Missouri, Independence, United States travel blog

Independence, Missouri

A travel blog entry by charity0

Saw the Liberty Jail. Was very ...

Monsoon - our version of Blade Runner, Independence, United States travel blog

Monsoon - our version of Blade Runner

A travel blog entry by marty_chrissie

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It's hard to believe but we appear to have arrived at a time of unusual weather - namely 2 solid weeks of torrential rain. The day was overcast when we got away, heading for Camp Dubois - which was where L&C over-wintered in 1803/04. It's to the ...

Field of Dreams Day, Independence, United States travel blog

Field of Dreams Day

A travel blog entry by buzzlog

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... popular as there was lots of families there with children.  Took lots of pictures and then we headed to our hotel in Independence, Iowa.  Today we drove 398 miles or a total of 1353 miles since Monday morning.  The next few days are going ...

Lake Elk City State Park, Le Hunt, United States travel blog

Lake Elk City State Park

A travel blog entry by postcardsus

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Campground Site #36 - Kansas State Park with site water, electric, dump station. We had a great site with a good view of the lake. Once again, we found a park with extremely friendly folks. Hiking trails are available from the campground and nearby - the ...

Independence, MO, a great place to be away from!, Independence, United States travel blog

Independence, MO, a great place to be away from!

A travel blog entry by bkeel

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... when we reach Indiana and Ike's mom's house he will fix everything.  Drive through some very "seedy" areas of Kansas City/Independence and come upon one, and only one, motel.  Looks pretty creepy from the outside but it's getting late and ...

Watermelon eating contest, Independence, United States travel blog

Watermelon eating contest

A travel blog entry by chris-fernie

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... nice and appear to be sustainable. After a tour of town, we went to see the farmers market and what was left from the Independence Day celebrations.  We toured by all the food booths and I noticed a small carnival area for the kids. We strolled to ...

Round the US, Round the US, United States travel blog

Round the US

A travel blog entry by lcat

Round the ...

Visiting, Independence, United States travel blog

Visiting

A travel blog entry by schauer

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We had a pretty short day of driving on Tuesday. Woke up, cooked breakfast, Omelets. Got off the Interstate for the first time. Drove the back roads to Urich, where Art grew up. We found one of the family houses, but struck out on the other. The ...