Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Owatonna
Travel Blogs from Owatonna
We started the day saying good bye to our good friends the Valentines in Culver Indiana and here we are ready to get some sleep in Albert Lea Minnesota. It has been a long day. Culver Indiana was really rural and after the storm last night it was difficult getting to civilization. Lots of limbs and trees down. But we found our way all the way to ...
... the road after it happens. There was everything from deer to raccoons to possums. Charming I know. Our lunch stop was at a small visitor centre that had a grassed area but that's about it. We arrived at the campsite in the late evening and dinner was quickly prepared and laundry done. We sat around the campsite for a bit but then the rain came and as usual everyone dispersed pretty quickly to bed for the ...
... cottages'. They are fishing mad.
Then were went to New Ulm, which was settled by the Germans. It has a Glockenspiel in the centre. Then on to Sleepy Eye where we saw the house they used to live, and saw the monumemt to 'Sleepy Eye', a local chief of the Soiux tribe, whom the town is named for.
We ate dinner at the local restaurant and Grace and Carroll met several people they knew who were surprised to see them. We were introduced as their son Michael's New Zealand ...
... cleaned cooler.
Roasted loin for about an hour, then added water and left on fire overnight -- worked fine! Not rare, but not risky either.
Very hot and humid in tent -- I just used towel as blanket, and that only later part of night. Fitful sleep and Anna thought at least one mosquito in inner tent.
But the facilities were superb. We had a joint shower in the disabled shower -- don't tell anybody!
... like it in the world.
Engineers spent several months creating a design for the display that would withstand the high winds that sometimes sweep through this area. The present design was settled on which withstood 113 miles-per-hour winds when tested in a wind tunnel.
It was an undertaking of great proportion. Each 12,500-pound plane is 46 feet, 4 inches long. Steel I-beams through the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center