Fairfield Inn & Suites Effingham
Travel Blogs from Effingham
... not get there until 1 pm. ****. Eventually the guy realized I wasn't leaving because I did not trust the tire and besides that I had nowhere to go. Once he found out more about my trip I think I gained some cycling "cred" and.he warmed up a bit. He called his mechanic who came in early and got my new tire mounted, balanced and back on the bike. By 1 pm ...
... htm) The cafe was highlighted on the Food Network channel on the show "Best Pies Made With Eggs". Jeff and I shared a piece of their infamous lemon meringue. It was delicious and well worth the stop. As I am typing this post, we are driving west on I-70 towards Kansas City. Our plan is to drive to Manhattan, Kansas where we will spend the night. Then tomorrow we want to find the Manhattan cemetery where Jeff's grandmother was buried. I will post more tomorrow. Until ...
... is a derelict industrial zone we finally found the Arch parking deck. The Arch is very impressive. The National Park Service runs a museum below the Arch Plaza. The museum traces the settlement of the West Starting with the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The museum's gallery is circular. There are date timelines across the ceiling. On the walls they have key facts concerning the evolution of western expansion and US history, including but not limited ...
I saw a sign off the highway and followed it on a whim. I'm glad that I did.
The Log Cabin and surrounding buildings were really cool. There were a bunch of people walking around and doing work in costume. There were some women cooking a meal, and people tending the garden. They were using period tools, and it was kind of cool. Puppy liked it a lot. ...
I've made it to a new state. Greetings from the great state of Illinois. So far, I've been thru:
- New York
- New Jersey
- Wes t Virginia
- I llinois
- Since March 11 I have run 62 miles
- Total Miles since Times Square = 957
- Miles to the Pacific Ocean = 2171
- Miles to the next border crossing = ...