The Cow Palace Inn/ Rodeway Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... Cities: Colorado Springs and Denver
Statehood: August 1, 1876
State Motto: Nil Sine Numine-Nothing without providence
State Flower: Rocky Mountain Columbine
State Bird: Lark Bunting
5 Significant features: Pikes Peak, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Denver, Roaring Fork River and Yampa River
Current Population: 5,268,367
Square Miles: 104,100 ...
We headed out early, 6 AM needed to beat the early working crowd on I-15 in Salt Lake City. We got off I-15 onto US-6 in Provo. To our pleasant surprise we found a Kneader's. So we had to have breakfast there. We both are heavier because of this restaurant's baked goods.
Then it was off to the mountains, (with trees on them). US-6 takes us southeast ...
... 5 minutes from parking to get to it which preserves the frontier feel nicely. Ended the day quickly seeing Boggsville, another old settlement before settling into a rest area in Las Animas for the night. Sleep disturbed by lawn sprinklers, the morning routine even more disturbed by lots of mosquitoes. Today's ride in up to 99 degree heat was foreshortened by strong cross winds over the most ...
... once again appreciating how active this town was between 1800 and 1860 as a major passing point on the Santa Fe Trail. At this geographic point the trail and town were near a very large stand of ancient cottonwood trees bordering the Arkansas river. This stand of trees was completely logged by the end of the 19th century and by then the railroads were bringing settlers west not the S F ...
... through rolling hills on Hi-way 50 in KS, into Kansas City and then MO. We put away our maps and drove our own way back to Carrollton. It was sure good to get back home around 10:30 p.m. and all seems well here.
We certainly had a good trip, saw a lot of neat locations and visited places we have always heard about. Thanks for taking the trip with us, and for your replies to our blog!!
Al and Lana