Days Inn - Des Moines Merle Hay
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Smoking rooms available
- Indoor pool
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... of the condition of the on/off ramps kept us going, though slooooowly.
Other than that, I saw a car manufacturing plant in Flint with the most smoke stacks ever, I had my first crossing of the mighty Mississippi River (maybe at its most narrow point at Le Clair, IL), saw loads of farms in Iowa, drove my first two hours of the trip, and witnessed Bob master the new iExit app on my phone to find the best hotel here in the lovely Des Moines, Iowa. Oh yeah, and finished at +3 ...
We took the plunge and pulled out of the driveway. The house was pretty well emptied and Freddie was filled to near capacity with The Liitle Gulp firmly fastened to her car dolly. We had agonized over the weather reports (-25 wind chills with near blizzard wind gusts on Valentine's Day) and decided to wait it out until Sunday. Well, here we were. It was time to go.
With -5 registering on the thermometer, we dressed in boots, hats, mittens ...
- Woke Up to my car almost being towed - Argued with a gentleman that i was allowed to be there -Got in my car and peeled out -Got a speeding ticket about 3 minutes out -Started Loathing this trip -Got to Des Moines -Mother called saying there was a family emergency -Had to cut the trip short but still having all the requirements for the ...
After returning to Iowa, we first stopped for gas ($31.16) and we shopped at a nearby food store named Jung's Oriental Food Store. Be bought water, chips, marshmallows, chocolate, and candy for a total of $27.35. We visited Gray's Lake Park where we camped for 2 days and enjoys natures company. ...
... We visited three of the covered bridges. The bridges are beautifully built and maintained, but believe only one is still in use. The bridges were covered by order of the County Board of Supervisors to help preserve the large flooring timbers, which were more expensive to replace than the lumber covering the sides and the roof. Most of the construction work was done by farmers to pay their poll taxes, and were ...