Travel Blogs from Springfield
... and were proud of living a simple life.
Our favorite city was St. John's, Newfoundland. Not only did it have a great downtown area, the scenery was spectacular. We got welcoming shout-outs twice in one day from locals who saw our Nevada license plate. Great town!
Newfoundland music was our favorite, but Nova Scotia and PEI ran a close second. Music can be found almost any night in the Maritimes if you make an effort to find it. Some of ...
... were still plenty of pizza places, but few sub shops. Most notable of all, however, was the proliferation of Asian food: Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean restaurants and takeout were everywhere.
Even with all these new choice, I still took Alex to one of my old favorites: College Town Bagels, which is one of the few "original" shops still there. We picked up sandwiches made on fresh New York-style bagels, then took them with ...
... and their two boys Colin and Baron. We had a great lunch and the kids played together so well. Their was a big blow up water slide and a slip n slide. Then later Katie brought several bottles of shaving cream and the kids sprayed them into a baby pool, it was awesome! After a great dinner the kids tried out Uncle Tom's homemade bike/car wash! Later we had a bonfire and hung out, such good times!!! It was so great seeing everyone and catching ...
... all while getting us there just in time for kickoff. Centre defeated the Dublin Rebels 90-0 but both teams had fun. Duncan played a decent amount and looked good doing it. Austin and I caught bus back and got within "walking" distance of our place. Glad Austin knew where we were going because I had no idea. Had a really long sleep after being on the move since the morning before. Duncan fell ill and texted us early next morning so we walked ...
... settling on the backpack, I changed my mind yet again, repacking my original choice: the over the shoulder bag. Am I going to regret this? Probably. But in no way was I going to be able to pack for all aspects of the trip in my one bag. Impossible. I packed the necessities, which I believe I did a fantastic job of minimizing. This includes six shirts, a sweater, jacket, rain ...
Other places to stay in Springfield
383 E. Leffel Lane, Springfield | 3 star hotelfrom $73
100 South Fountain Avenue, Springfield | 3 star hotelfrom $112
101 West Leffel Lane, Springfield | 2 star hotelfrom $101
11 West Leffel Lane, Springfield | 2 star hotelfrom $53
121 Raydo Circle, Springfield | 2 star hotelfrom $101
1870 West First Street, Springfield | 2 star hotelfrom $114
1751 West 1st Street, Springfield | 3 star hotelfrom $97
319 East Leffel Lane, Springfield | 1 star hotelfrom $67
155 West Leffel Lane, Springfield | 2 star hotelfrom $84