Drury Inn & Suites Springfield
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... it. The color of the road on the map was ambiguous, hopefully it wouldn't turn out to be gravel!
Well, the road was the highlite of the trip thus far! About 24 miles of shoulderless twisty and hilly macadam snaking through corn and potato country. There was a section in the middle with extremely steep hills and elevation changes. As you climb a very steep hill you can't see what is on the other side until you crest the hill, very scary. What's on the other side?
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Leaving the casino campground we headed south on US 75 and then east on I 70 to Kansas City, Kansas and onto Kansas City, Missouri, we only passed through as we did not have a reason to stop. We continued on US Rt. 24 to the "Harry S. Truman National ...
... about 75 miles of moderately steep rolling hills to our third "______ Grove" of the day to take a break in Fair Grove, pop 1300. The mayor stopped by to tell us that tonight is their annual Ice Cream Social. A colorful cross-section of folks, including some campaigning politicians. Ate pulled pork to support youth activities, drank a Coke to aid the Senior Center and soon will have pie and ice cream for ?the community ...
... whole Springfield scene. Good friends (and animals). Apologies to Chewy for placing the delicious chocolate bar within his reach, but I learned that just a little peroxide, and little run around the yard, and a little patience will bring it right back up! Updates to follow on the trip. See you all the next time I ...
... suitcase to leave but was politely told that it had to be the bra you were wearing and had to be removed in the bar. That was too much for Paulne. I said I would be happy to sign and leave my boxers but the offer was declined. This was our best experience so far, the real experience of 'The Mother Road'.
We eventually arrived in Springfield around 8.00pm after eleven hours on the road (including stops). A quick steak and ribs at the Texas Roadhouse then off to bed.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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