Days Inn Owatonna
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... we stopped for cheese, and we stopped in Sparta Wi home of the bicycle AND the fiberglass graveyard. It was an interesting adventure to say the least. Lots of fun though and plenty of giggles. The fiberglass graveyard had a lot of itchy grass and bugs but we survived. Ending for the night in Mn only to keep on truck in' in the morning. Are we having fun ...
... 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 ...
Headed for first campsite Nerstrand Big Woods-- last of huge woods (Grand Bois) that used to cover Eastern Minnesota. This is just (about 10-20 miles) East of where glacier stopped, so rugged terrain formed by runoff water. Very very hot -- into 90's, maybe 94 -- and near 100% humidity. Pitched tent and dripping with sweat -- so went for 1 mile walk to 'hidden waterfall' which was very mosquito-filled walk. Back to campsite and lots of ...
... mounted to the pylons 3 feet in length. Due to the curvature of the display their noses are 70 feet high in the air. The base is constructed of 308 tons of concrete and steel with 6 ½ foot anchor bolts extending through the base.
These jet aircraft were on display in this bomb-burst formation at the Heritage Halls Museum from 1998 to 2006 without cost to the City of Owatonna. It was the dream of ...
... and the setting for the TV town of Mayberry. Dusk had set in by the time we got in so aside from staying in the Mayberry Motor Inn, taking pictures in front of the Mayberry Sherriff's car, having the worst barbeque sandwiches at Aunt Bee's, we had no time to take in the decayed commercialization of the town. But, no one really seemed to mind since the fun was in the journey, not the destination. We did get to hear a bit of history from the proprietor of the Inn who used to do Aunt Bee's ...
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