Best Inn Cedar Rapids

Address: 3233 South Ridge Drive S.W., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52404-5426, United States | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Cedar Rapids

Day 3: West Branch Iowa--Herbert Hoover Museum

A travel blog entry by tedr1962 on Oct 29, 2014

11 photos

... letter to the New York Times from humorist Will Rogers who suggested exactly that. One display said that only JFK and Herbert Hoover returned or gave away their presidential salaries. Mr. Hoover was a self made man who inherited nothing. He could have lived a fabulous, carefree life. He left this world at the age of 90, having left a considerable legacy of public service above and beyond that of a one term ...

Step back in time. . .

A travel blog entry by nboersma on Sep 10, 2014

1 comment, 28 photos

... spaetzle and vegetables.

There is a Tanger Outlet Mall one exit down the road so we spent some time there too. Getting there was the issue. All the roads are under construction so we had to wait several times. It was nice to spend a leisure day just relaxing. On our way on I-80 we see replacement blades for the wind turbines being transported via truck. they are long and need ...

It's wise to look ahead......

A travel blog entry by dc2sanfran2014 on Sep 10, 2014

8 photos

... crossing it. We headed for the famous ‘Launching Pad Diner,’ which our guidebook said had been operating continuously since 1954. Sadly no more – it closed this year and is up for sale. But the old green giant standing outside is still there; one of many which used to stand along the Route 66. He provided a photogenic backdrop, but we had to take lunch in AJ’s diner up the road. It was traditional and privately ...

Windy and rain tonight. . .

A travel blog entry by nboersma on Sep 09, 2014

10 photos

... stopping today but will in Hammond Indiana.

Today is another windmill day. Seem like there are more and more as we move along. Must say it does not make for a great view. We find it interesting that many are not running. The temperature is rising so we have to turn on the generator so we can run the rooftop AC. That's better. After lunch we run into increasing winds. Not quite like riding a bucking bronco, but close. Wind does play games with a motor ...

Corn Fields and Ground Squirrels

A travel blog entry by bounderbulletin on Aug 04, 2014

9 photos

Yesterday, Mike turned 65. He is officially a Senior Citizen. It's hard to believe it was all those years ago, we were just a couple of kids, going to the dance at the Pine Grove Pavilion in Portsmouth. Now, here we are, closing in on the first major destination of our journey, Yellowstone National Park. Tomorrow we pull out and head towards Lincoln, Nebraska. ...