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Travel Blogs from Checotah
Sun Jun 21, 2015
Departure: 9:30 AM, Memphis, TN
Arrival: 4:30 PM, Checotah, OK
Miles: 366.4 miles
Travel Time: 7 hrs.
Checotah is the home of Carrie Underwood. She did NOT greet us at the town limits, thank you very much.
If you know who Carrie Underwood is, I'm sure you’re impressed.
If you don’t, you’re probably ...
... as well. Did the laundry next door to the grocery. Tired of moving so much. Drove to Eufaula State Park...another gigantic, over sized park, just huge with golf course, air strip, nature center, and no one here! We got a real nice site on a bluff overlooking the lake (Lake Eufaula, a man made Corp lake). Water is grayish. Wouldn't want to swim in it but see that they have a swimming area. $26 for ...
... apples and I made instant friends for life.
Cliff wasn’t in a huge hurry to head out today, so we were able to sleep in and we hit the town with him about 10:45a. It was a leisurely day, but honestly, we were more effective in 4 hours today than we are sometimes in 8! We visited the ticket outlets, a community center (where they were serving a free lunch to seniors, so, to their great amusement, John did a short show for them and we left ...
... is getting pretty good at going up hills. She's going to be in shape when we get back and I won't have to carry the Ipad anymore. Back at camp I started the blog and Linda decided to chop some kindling, plus she tried to take a finger off. She's fine, just a little cut. Got a bandaid out of the first aid kit and fixed her up. Sun's goin' down. Time to start the fire then fix chili dogs. Oh, the life of campers on the road. Love to all. See you soon. Traveller ...
Another early start, packed the car and hit the road with a planned stop in some state park for lunch. We spent the drive trying to decide where to stop. We had big ideas about visiting the infamous Glory Hole in Arkansas, where a natural rock formation gives way to a sunny waterfall. We were given the heads up by someone name Sandy that Arkasas has been really dry and many rivers have run dry this season, so we called the park ...
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