Hampton Inn & Suites St. Louis-Edwardsville
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... evening so we'll see how that goes, another adventure on the horizon. The good news is we met four super nice couples and made some new friends, always a silver lining in that gloomy cloud. We decided to stay here for a few days before heading to Branson so we will have some time to visit some friends and my dad. I attached some photos and I will include some interior photos after we get things put away and straightened up, we'll keep you updated. Thanks for listening, Gary and ...
... elevator down 750 feet and then walk over a mile going through the big room alone. The lowest point is about 126 feet below the walk way and the highest ceiling is about 65 feet up. I would classify it on the same plane as the Grand Canyon on the must see list of natural wonders in the U.S. Went back to the hotel to work on dinner plans and a place to work on today's blog! No Irish pubs in C-Bad so went with my old stand by Mexican. ...
... br> fun as I’d never been to an actual truck stop before.
We continued on to Vicksburg via the Natchez Trace which is a pretty scenic
drive. Overall, the whole drive through MS was more scenic than through MO or AR.!
When we arrived in Vicksburg we stopped at the Old Courthouse Museum which has
many artifacts from the 1800s which I really enjoyed. After that it was raining so we
checked into our hotel, the Hampton Inn. Once we arrived it started ...
... badges when we returned to the memorial. The Arch and the Memorial overall commemorate the western expansion of the USA. These were exciting but also very dangerous times - the people that undertook the life of settler, trapper, cowboy were very brave. The boys completed their books for their badge with flying colors - this makes #9 and they are very proud of their accomplishments in this regard.
To wrap up the day ...
We had a great day visiting two sights in St. Louis - the St. Louis Arch and the Budweiser Brewery. When we got to the Arch, we rode in these very small cubicles to get to the top. It took about 4 minutes for the ride up. At the top are small windows, so we took some pictures, viewed the city and the Mississippi River. We stayed for about 20 minutes or so, then went down and walked around the riverfront. The ...