Carpenter Street Hotel

Address: 525 North 6th Street, Springfield, Illinois, 62702, United States | Hotel
 
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Route 66 starts today

A travel blog entry by brucemcandie on Mar 23, 2015

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After enjoying a few days in Chicago (more detail to follow about our stay in Chicago) we are off to pick up our van and start the Route 66 part of our trip. We have seen the signposted start point but then also went on a bus tour and the guide pointed out a different start point - so who knows! Anyway, here we are and here we go! By the way - there was between 4 and ...

My views on Travel

A travel blog entry by april.birch1 on Nov 30, 2014

I love to travel. I'm sure, if you are reading this, that we have that in common. I am not rich by any means but I feel like life is short and I should experience adventures now instead of waiting a whole lifetime and trying to do everything when I am older and may not be able to enjoy it as much.

Not everyone will agree with me but I prefer to live for the now. Every year as I ...

Day 2: Land of Lincoln

A travel blog entry by tedr1962 on Oct 28, 2014

1 comment, 9 photos

... all grew up learning the basics of Abe, from growing up in a one room log cabin to being assassinated at Ford's Theatre. If you wanted to know more, you were always welcome to dive into the stacks of books written in detail on all facets of his life. I too fall prey to a good movie, of which Spielberg's most definitely is (Daniel Day Lewis won an Oscar for Best Actor). I am always glad when I force myself to find another book on Lincoln and spend the ...

Cozy Dogs and Big Abe

A travel blog entry by brisbird on May 21, 2014

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... school groups. We both followed the tourist instructions and rubbed the bust of Lincoln's nose for luck (he'll eventually have no nose!). We walked inside into the rotunda which had a miniature version of the Lincoln monument in Washington DC. The room has a palladium roof - when it was built it was more expensive than gold. It is also surrounded by 16 marble columns, representing him being the 16th president, and ...

Chicago IL to Springfield IL

A travel blog entry by nic2k13 on Sep 01, 2013

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... got to sit in it :) he had pins on maps from all the people who had ever stopped and I was the first from belfast in quite a few years! Heading towards Pontiac it was like Roberts idea of heaven......tractors galore! They seemed to be having a tractor run and I even had the privilege of going around to see all the excellent machinery there was to offer lol i jest as it was quite cool but don't tell Robert that! ...

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