Comfort Inn Parkersburg
Travel Blogs from Parkersburg
... Parkersburg and found a Dairy Queen. I took a break and then got back in the rain and rode towards Pennsboro. It was a gradual uphill ride all day and never seemed to go downhill. I was very happy to get off my bike when I got to Pennsboro. Tomorrow I will ride to Grafton which is about 60 miles. Today I rode 74 ...
The Blennerhassets were an aristocratic Irish family who bought the island and built the mansion around the turn of the 19th century. They lived there only a few years before becoming involved in a strange plot by Aaron Burr. Scholars nowadays believe Burr wanted to take over northern Mexico (present-day Texas) and start his own country. Although they were tried and ...
How did we end up on some of these roads? Four wheel drive only and that would need to be a truck with very high clearance. We have explicitly decided to follow the Google directions I printed before leaving Utah. The exactness and reliability have been excellent, but it does often default to the "shortest line between two points". The 'road' dropped us onto Highway 57, a certain death trap. Our topo maps showed ...
... while on a bike and in bad weather. We were not far from the North Bend Rail Trail so we pedaled to the trail. We left California with the leaves just coming out, and we are now riding the trail with leaves falling. The trail is more of a mountain bike trail, however, we manage. We stopped for lunch on the side of the trail. We felt like we were so far from anywhere. While eating, some people walked up with a new car battery, a ...
We woke up to a super rainy day. We are in the Blennerhassett Hotel. The hotel is on the National Register of Historic Hotels. Food and accommodations are much beyond bike trip standards. It is very old and very beautiful. However, we are never good with rainout days. There are no stores near here. Scott needs peeling off the ceiling again. He goes to wander the downtown in the rain. I stay. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking