Fossil Creek Hotel
Travel Blogs from Russell
It is amazing how a phone can cause so much annoyance. It's always in the pocket when driving and of course it rings and the weaving commences. The obnoxious ringtone always goes off at the wrong times and is never silenced in a reasonable amount if time. The good news is that the school with terrible steps now has an elevator so we didn't have to break our backs and spill books ...
Monday May 12, 2014
Last night we had several hard rain storms with high winds, and this morning it was overcast with light rain. We headed out around 9:30 traveling west on US 56 to the city of Council Grove, where we went to visit the “Kaw Mission State Historic Site”, unfortunately it was closed today. At this point it started to ...
... mile. We've reached the Wild West with big open spaces and never ending dead straight roads. It's kind of exciting to be out here and it really does look like you are driving into an old western movie. Not sure our minivan quite fits in but hey it's done us proud so far. Tomorrow it's on to the red rock regions of Colorado. I'm sure we will continue to be impressed by the diversity of scenery we come across. So it's onward and upward to the American Rocky Mountains. Bec ...
... heated grips. It was still chilly. I passed some swanky ski towns . . . Vale, Brekenridge, etc. there was already some snow on the runs. When I got higher and saw the snow BELOW me I was pretty sure I made a good decision to get out while I could.
There were a couple of awesome tunnels including the 1.6 mile Eisenhower.
Coming down own the other side and into ...
September 20th & 21st was spent in Russell, KS, hometown of my mother's side of my family. We learned that an auction of my Aunt Reba's household items was to take place on Saturday so we decided it would be fun to stay for the event and spend a little time with my cousins Jim & Judy New. Their nephew and his wife, Jarrod & Beth from Denver, CO were in town also so we had another fun family reunion this summer that was totally ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service