Red Roof Inn Bloomington
Travel Blogs from Bloomington
... to weather patterns in the west and northwest but the patterns are difference here with no big mountains to deflect incoming storms. Our experience in Texas taught us that it can change directions in short order so we keep a close eye on our weather apps such as Westherbug and MyRadar. We watch the satellites. And look out the window too. And look out the side view mirrors ...
Time is getting close for our travels to Italy. We are excited; our adventures will include: Rome, Naples, Sorrento, Pompeii, Florence, Tuscany, Pisa, Venice, Milan and the Italian and Swiss Alps.
Plane and train tickets have been purchased a well as tickets to several historical sights - Vatican, Academy of the Arts (David) and Uffizi Gallery.
We are looking forward to meeting up with our friends (Phyllis and Michale) from England in ...
... The skies were so overcast I thought we might be in for another storm, but no just a few sprinkles. Maybe it's smog, with loads of industrial smoke polluting the air.
The hotel has been refurbished lately, but the area is sad, so I hope there's a public transport system reasonably close to go exploring, as I know Paul won't drive into the city!
I'll let you know tomorrow
Left Greenwood and headed north through Indianapolis towards Chicago. I'd made the decision to revisit some of Friday's route as I'd not been able to do it justice due to tiredness. Left I-65 just 75 miles from Chicago and headed west to rejoin Route 66 at Dwight. Took a look at downtown Dwight as an early alignment of the route had gone through the town whereas it now skirts the edge of town. It was very quiet with businesses closed due to Memorial Day but ...
... our adventure to Chicago on Amtrak on time & arrive early! A unique situation for Amtrak! As official Amtrak vacation travelers we are entitled to use the Metropolitan lounge & were first class passengers on the trip up!
We board our sleeper car for Williams Junction at 2:15pm & leave promptly at 3:00! Smooth sailing or at least as smooth as the rails will allow ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed