Travel Blogs from Parkersburg
... Parkersburg and found a Dairy Queen. I took a break and then got back in the rain and rode towards Pennsboro. It was a gradual uphill ride all day and never seemed to go downhill. I was very happy to get off my bike when I got to Pennsboro. Tomorrow I will ride to Grafton which is about 60 miles. Today I rode 74 ...
... The kitchen is very well equipped and the docents did a great job of explaining the uses of the various implements, such as tools for cutting large blocks of sugar into cubes. The large cooking pots were designed to be set on a pile of smoldering coals, and had dished lids in which more hot coals were placed to speed cooking.
There are some other interesting things to see and ...
... answered. In Mt. Clare the operator of a fifth-wheel Coca Cola delivery truck came to visit with us and asked what he could do to help us. "Diet Coke would be nice." He soon returned with 4 bottles of same. Why do we find all of these great people? We find a motel near Phillipi, which has the last covered bridge on an American interstate, and begin washing clothes. They do not rent rooms to local ...
Most of today's time was spent in Burger King. It was sprinkling and chilly. We left the hotel, all dolled up to ride the 2 1/2 miles to church. I had found the LDS church site and a local chapel location and we headed to the 10:00 a.m. church serrvice. We got there and the church was now, or indexed wrong as the Church of the Restored Gospel Of Jesus Christ. Strange. Back to Burger King to regroup. It is hard to try to keep ...
We woke up to a super rainy day. We are in the Blennerhassett Hotel. The hotel is on the National Register of Historic Hotels. Food and accommodations are much beyond bike trip standards. It is very old and very beautiful. However, we are never good with rainout days. There are no stores near here. Scott needs peeling off the ceiling again. He goes to wander the downtown in the rain. I stay. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed