Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Clinton
Travel Blogs from Clinton
... a few hours. My schedule for the next day had plenty of room for as many naps as I would probably need.
After two days of being home I can honestly say I miss the road. It was the only place that understood me. Each passing car with their own story; Each city, only previously envisioned as a stereotype, full of people – humans – just like yourself who cry, worry, and sing their own tune. The road is a grateful opportunity ...
About a third of the way in the state we see two ridges loaded with turbines. It is the most we have seen in any place on this entire trip. The closer we got to DesMoines the more water we saw in overflowing creeks and rivers. Last weekend when we were trying to decide where to go next we saw there was a Good Guys car show in Des Moines July 4th weekend. The fairgrounds had ...
We awoke to pouring rain, thunder and lightning which got us up and out earlier than usual. After a quick breakfast in Riley, we filled up with fuel and were on the road by 10. The day's drive started out with pouring rain and plenty of lightning. We weren't worried though because we're not grounded - that's the theory, right??? By 2 pm, we had outrun the storm and were enjoying blue skies again. We figure we'll get at least one more ...
... into the front seats ready for our next real stop, which wasn’t until Louisiana.
We officially departed Illinois a little after midnight on the 23rd. Gertrude, the outdated GPS, sent us on another sidetracked adventure into downtown St. Louis for a short tour on our way into the “Show Me State.” We drove through the night and made it to West Monroe, Louisiana around 11:00 a.m.
“Un-scenic” is the best term to ...
... passing through several small towns on the way. Just like Dubuque it didn't appear enticing at first glance, it looked drab and neglected. However, the main attraction was like an oasis in the desert. The all-glass structure of the Figge Art Museum hosted some great rural American art as well as some other interesting exhibitions. Once again, the European heritage proved a reliable source of food as we found a German themed pub for dinner in the trendy Moline ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed