Econo Lodge Locust Grove
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Day 8 back on the road
We made it to Calvary Chapel Chattanooga's 11AM service and met Kevin and his sister Julie and scratched our heads a bit with pushing the Emotional Aide Dog scam at church. It somehow didn't seem like a good idea. It wasn't roasting out but it seemed like it might get a bit too hot to leave Ricky in the car so Julie, in an act of supreme kindness, offered to take care of Ricky while we went to church.
We decided to ...
... strange. And the mall was massive. Before going in we ate at Johnny rockets. We had a really lovely burger and it was a traditional American fast food style bar. When we saw the movie I have never seen such a fancy screen in my life. The chairs were like red leather sofas and the seats really reclined. The movie, guardians of the galaxy was really funny. We would defo see it ...
... me cry. I was really in the right mood for the rest of the day. It was also great. The. The fault of the secret formula which was next. It gave us the history of coke and tempted us with a massive vault with the secret of coke. Next we went through the mile stones of refreshment which gave us a better idea of the history behind coke. We saw the olympic flames and pin up coke pics which was really great. We got a look at the bottle works which showed how it was all bottled up. ...
... granite that someone had carved a massive (100meters high? ) general Lee and his horse. We started walking in the heat of the day 30 C and was good to see that the kids went really well for an hour each way (practising for the Grand Canyon!).
Of course between doing some of the things above I have missed out a few walmart parking lot stays along the way, I may get around to describing one at some stage, believe me a single description is enough for ...
... Stolen Lives by Malika Oufkir that I bought a few years back about the story of a daughter of Moroccan's king's confidante who was accused of assassinating the king himself - and the consequences the family paid for it - pretty much the only historical knowledge I have at this point !
Other places to stay in Locust Grove
4605 Bill Gardners Pkwy I-75E, Locust Grove | 1 star hotelfrom $51
4840 Bill Gardner Parkway, Locust Grove | 2 star hotelfrom $67
4679 Bill Gardner Pkwy, Locust Grove | 1 star hotelfrom $44
4832 Bill Gardner Pkwy, Locust Grove | 1 star hotelfrom $84
4699 Bill Gardner Pkwy, Locust Grove | 2 star hotelfrom $99
197 Stanley K. Tanger Boulevard, Locust Grove | 2 star hotelfrom $56