Hampton Inn Daytona Speedway / Airport
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Headed east to the coast - Fort Pierce and then north to Merritt Island to Melbourne and Cocoa Beach. The beaches in Melbourne were very nice and the sport of the day was body boarding on the waves. Then on to the Kennedy Space Center where we spent several hours. They are preparing for the April 29th shuttle. The tour includes a variety of films …
... morning, our backyard had morphed into a mini-Luxembourg garden, complete with French graffiti on the back fence. There is now a statuette of a nude female (tastefully attired in "pasties"), of which we saw many (sans "pasties") during our travels. It resembles a cruder version of the famous Venus de Milo in the Louvre, albeit without a head, but it does add a certain charm to the garden!
The remodeling crew did a fantastic job, and both ...
... swimming in the water. I am in the hotel now updating my blog. They claim that Daytona Beach is the most famous in the world. It may be the most famous, but it has nothing on Australias beaches.
It was nice, however the sand was very hard. The water was very warm, probably as warm as an indoor pool.
I'm about to go to bed. Tomorrow we are going for a swim in the beach in the morning, having short look around and then continuing North To Savannah.
Today we were up bright and early and where back on the I 95 to joined the heavy traffic heading North. Sitting in the big Captain Chairs with the cruise control on at 60 mph it is very easy and comfortable to drive for hours and not getting tired. Speed limits are 65 and sometimes 70 on the interstate roads and most have three lanes becoming 5-6 when passing city's. Our next stop over night was the ...
... a fair distance, and as I crossed the bridge, I could see the large assembly plant and launch platforms of the Kennedy space centre. I got a little excited thinking about the history of what had been accomplished from this location. The Kennedy visitor centre appeared on my right and I turned in and parked. It was early afternoon when I had arrived and I was a little concerned about how much time I would have to look around. This park appeared larger then the Houston ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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