Carpenter Street Hotel

525 North 6th Street, Springfield, Illinois, 62702, United States | Hotel
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So much to see, but is there transport?

A travel blog entry by evans2014 on Jul 25, 2014

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... barge pushed a loaded barge also 3 boats wide, to join the first one.
Okay it's not everyone's cup of tea, but we got fascinated by ships and locks 40+ years ago when we went to the UK by ship via the Panama Canal. Then while in the UK we went on a couple of Canal boat holidays and again we had fun entering the locks but they're a lot smaller so one physically opened and shut the ...

Joliet To Springfield 163 Miles

A travel blog entry by katey252 on Jun 03, 2014

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Not a bad run compared to tomorrows trip - as we arrived early and before we could book in we went into down town Springfield and visited The Abraham Lincoln Museum - they may only have a short past compared to ours but they are very good at presenting it ! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springfiel d,_Illinois http://www.visit-springfieldillinois.co m/Lincoln/Museum/ Glad we made the visit - especially as the Motel was out of the way, although clean and comfortable I wasn't ...

Route 66 from Bloomington, IL to Springfield, IL

A travel blog entry by snicoll on May 27, 2014

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... Route 66. Unfortunately it is only open at weekends. In Mt Olive I stopped at the restored Soulsby Station which has a large number of Shell and Route 66 memorabilia inside. I followed this stretch of the route to Staunton where the early route and the 1930s route converge and turned around to take the route back to Springfield. Along the way I was able to take the 1940-1977 version of Route 66 through ...

Cozy Dogs and Big Abe

A travel blog entry by brisbird on May 21, 2014

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... oldest service station on Route 66 but it was closed. We then did a drive-by the Route 66 Drive In, and on the way spotted a place called Texas Roadhouse which looked like an ideal place to return to for dinner. This turned out to be just like the old Lone Star a Restaurants at home, even down to peanuts in their shells that they stopped serving at home (no workplace health and safety here!). After dinner we headed for our ...

1st day on the road

A travel blog entry by robert6290 on Sep 01, 2013

... lol each does their own job!! Car is totally awesome has all the gadgets and is high up to see out of and is so comfortable! Change the Lexus for a ford I don't think so! Once we got out of the city within a few miles we were starting to see countryside but only in small spells. We started heading to Springfield on the 66 route which is approx 200 miles today but sat nav on interstate 60miles weird but cool. Made a few wrong turns and had to do ...

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