Hampton Inn Springfield
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... allow the passage of the boat.
We then realised this would be the last glimpse of the Missip that we'd been following for over a week. Now it's onto huge lakes as we go towards Chicago .
Today we caught up with an old friend I'd volunteered with in Melbourne 4 years ago. Gee it was neat to see her again.
We chatted a couple of hrs or so, then off towards the Windy City ...
Not a bad run compared to tomorrows trip - as we arrived early and before we could book in we went into down town Springfield and visited The Abraham Lincoln Museum - they may only have a short past compared to ours but they are very good at presenting it ! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springfiel d,_Illinois http://www.visit-springfieldillinois.co m/Lincoln/Museum/ Glad we made the visit - especially as the Motel was out of the way, although clean and comfortable I wasn't ...
... Atlanta is also home to an octagonal-shape library building, a grain elevator museum and the Bunyon Giant who has been moved there from Cicero, Illinois. Next stop of the day was in Lincoln where it's town square contains an impressive courthouse before I was back on the road continuing through the small communities of Broadwell and Elkhart. In Williamsville I was able to take a loop through town ...
... about his life up to becoming president. This also had 4D film effects with flashing lights, cannon smoke and rumbling of the floor. We then joined the 1:30pm tour group for a walk through his home. We were led through his home one room at a time (there was a tour group in every room), handed from one Parks officer to another who then recited information about the room and it's contents. We reckon the officers would ...
On the road for 9am.... A little later than expected, Robert navigates well out of busy downtown Chicago. At first we found it hard to get to grips with reading the directions in the book ( mainly due to my shockingly poor navigational skills), being able to turn right on a red light and my constant fiddling bout with the air con. Our first stop was the flea market in willowbrook which was basically a large nutt's ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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