Courtyard by Marriott Kansas City - Shawnee
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So, it occurred to me I had to leave for this trip very last minute.
I am an amazing trip planner, but somehow threw myself through this
doozy. Best advice I can give to fellow travelers: avoid booking
your hotel ahead of time. I mean, if you are going to a weekend
event that is annual or somewhat popular nationally, different story.
My story? I woke up an hour later than ...
Today we took on the mighty Verruckt at Schlitterbahn. The worlds tallest water slide with a 168 foot drop. That's higher than the Statue of Liberty and Niagara Falls. You have to climb 250+ stairs to get to the top. Had to drive 11 hours yesterday to make it to Kansas. It was worth the ...
We shopped at Costco today to get food for camping and we got even more excited. We met up later that evening to start packing the car. Even after a midnight run to Walmart, surprisingly we got everything packed! We didn't even have to carry things in our laps! We set off at 3am after getting pumped up from the Lizzie McGuire Movie. We are ready to take on the adventure of tomorrow's road ...
... it had a computer chip in it. This really stumped them. The clerk admitted to seeing a credit card once before, but never a chipped card which requires a whole different process than the average credit card. After the help of the manager, myself, and the ghost of Sam Walton we finally managed to process the $22 transaction.
I am happy to report that all is not bad in the state of Kansas. There is is one shining spot on the corner ...
Just a few final thoughts about our trip. First of all, I know we said it repeatedly, but we had a wonderful, awesome trip. We traveled 4,127 miles in 21 days. Our longest day was our last day and that was 480 miles and our shortest day was 88 miles. For anyone interested in details, we averaged 28.7 mpg and our average speed was 57.5mph - all of that in our 2002 electronic blue Corvette.
There really isn't a favorite part of the ...