Travel Blogs from Hazelwood
... looking at my phone when it happened! When we got almost to St. Louis, we got off the highway to go to a place called Malcolm W. Martin Memorial Park. I read this was the best spot to get a picture of the Arch and the St. Louis skyline. When we got there we had the place to ourselves so we got some great photos! We then got back on the road since we still had about 2 1/2 hrs ahead of us before our campsite for the night in the Mark Twain state park near Hannibal, ...
... was asleep by this point, we were not far from Hazelwood which was close by to the airport. We pulled into the car park, but had the wrong extended stay hotel, we literally were around the corner at next junction, 2 minutes later and we arrived. Checking in, I was charged more than the rate I had on my confirmation, reception couldn't do anything about this, we had to take the matter up with reservations. Given our room numbers, we first checked out our rooms and ...
Today we spent some time in the line ride. First there was the line ride waiting to be "inspected" at security. Then there was the line ride to buy tickets. Once we scored our tickets we had to wait about an hour before we could begin the 3rd line ride of the day (to pass the time the three of us lined up in the westward expansion museum..nobody seemed to want to join our line ride.. j/k).
At this ...
... Louis. Karen got busy on the i-pad and found a hotel downtown. Not just a hotel, but the old Union Station that is now a Hilton. You would have to know something about the St. Louis Union Station for this to have any significance. This is one of the grandest stations in the country. So we booked a room for the night. Later in the evening we found out that tomorrow, May 10th, is National Train Day. There is a huge celebration here tomorrow. We are now booked for two ...
... do now is HIGHLY recommend stopping there anytime you are in St. Louis.
Our plan was to Google the “safest” neighborhoods/suburbs in St. Louis and pick one to park the Scamp in for the night. Unfortunately there is a city wide ordinance prohibiting parking RVs and/or trailers on the street overnight. At this point we decided we would stay at our first Wal-Mart campsite. We found the one we thought was going to be in the nicest and ...
Other places to stay in Hazelwood
9079 Dunn Road, Hazelwood | 2 star hotelfrom $50
5781 Campus Court, Hazelwood | 2 star hotelfrom $146
318 Taylor Rd, Hazelwood | 2 star hotelfrom $70
6065 North Lindbergh Boulevard, Hazelwood | 2 star hotelfrom $62
155 Chapel Ridge Road, Hazelwood | 2 star hotelfrom $62