Governor Dodge Hotel & Convention Center
TripAdvisor Reviews Governor Dodge Hotel & Convention Center Platteville
Travel Blogs from Platteville
Took the road less travelled for our first day. Headed west on the I-290 W or Dwight Eisenhower Expressway for a bit before it was the US20 W. When we could we were off onto the IL 72W which was a much smaller road with much less traffic that went through suburbs and small towns.
Bought supplies for lunch in Addison - spent a whole $2.60 to get bread rolls, ham and a tomato. Back to our lunch of travels past - ...
We have not had a good internet connection and my computer is acting up. So sorry.
We are in the Central Standard time zone and got up early today. Bill had a doctor’s appointment this morning so we are heading to Galena, IL for a look see with Linda after breakfast. Linda prepared a great breakfast for us and we are now ready to go.
Bill and Linda grew up in Apple River and know everything about everything about the area. We ...
... grain (Corn)" comes to mind and the fields are overflowing. The corn is taller than I can remember. This is “elephant’s eye height” country.
We pass a small village, Lena, IL. Had to take a few picture for our dear friend Lena Meijer. I miss working on the jig saw puzzles with Pete and seeing her stop to see our progress.
We stopped to get gas and 53 gallons later, we have the tank full. We arrive ...
... windows. Funny how we take technology for granted.
When we got to the airport, Alex was cold, so I gave him my jacket while I packed the plane. When I turned around, I was surprised to see an airport troll instead of my son. You'll have to see the picture to understand.
We took off directly into the rising sun, doing a quick 20-minute hop over to Greybull, WY, where gas was a dollar a gallon cheaper than at Cody. As we circled in to ...
... on our trip, apart from what I've mentioned already we've also encountered many deer. We were following the river again from there, to our next stop at Davenport and the National Mississipi River Museum and Aquarium. The drive into town was disconcerting with numerous pawn brokers, strip clubs and tattoo parlours in quite a run down neighbourhood. But the museum and aquarium were good even though we didn't have much time. Luckily we beat the storms in ...
Other places to stay in Platteville
630 South Water Street, Platteville | 3 star hotelfrom $99