Hampton Inn St. Louis/Sunset Hills
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Leaving St. Louis and embarking on my epic 5 day road-trip to Portland, Oregon! I will be stopping at Lawrence and Hays, Kansas, Colorado Springs and Elizabeth and Denver, Colorado, Moab and Salt Lake City, Utah, Boise, Idaho, and Colombia River Gorge, Oregon ...
Wow! The day is finally here for the "Great Adventure" to begin!
While loading a few last minute items and food from the freezer, Daryl and Joyce R. and Ed and Betty C. came to bid us a fond farewell. Joyce said we were supposed to have been on the road at 4:30AM, but I told her the only time I get up in the middle of the night is if I am on my way to Haiti. Betty reminded us that we needed a "beginning" picture to start the trip and took ...
... we went to Pappy’s Smokehouse, a famous bbq joint that was featured on the Food Network a couple years before. We had ribs, brisket, pulled pork, beans, sweet potato fries and potato salad. It was very good.
We thought we would pop by the zoo for the evening since it was not too far away, but when we got there they said it closed at 5pm so we just missed it. We were all pretty tired so decided to go back to the hotel and the ...
... cell signal. And I've long since forgotten how to entertain myself without Draw Something, Facebook, or Words with Friends. So who's more antsy, me or the kids? Hard to say. So let's get on with it already.
They finally call for us to come to the stairs down to the elevators where we go and wait while they show us a video about the architect's vision and other buildings (seriously...do they think we care at this point?!?!) and ...
... a 1986 Toyota 4 wheel drive station wagon, we have named Beulah. So far so good! Beulah has needed only one repair. She had a hole in her tailpipe. Fortunately Jim is very handy with cars and was able to fix the muffler that came loose.
Driving back to the Olson Inn, we stopped in Springfield, IL to visit the Lincoln Museum and Library. Abe has said many things that are so thought-provoking. Jim refers to him often with quotes like, "I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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