Hometown Inn & Suites
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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After about a 3 1/2 hour drive from Springfield, I pulled into the small town of West Branch, Iowa. It sits along I-80, about 10 miles south of Iowa City, home of the Iowa Hawkeyes. This is one small town! I went to the Hoover Foundation and purchased our family membership for $50 bucks that will get me ( and Ann in Cal.) in all of the 13 National Archive funded Presidential Library and Museums through reciprocal ...
Amana RV Park and Event Center is a large park with over 400 plus sites. There is a rally for New Horizon, a 5th wheel manufacturer from Kansas next week so many are here early to get a good spot.
The Amana Furniture and Clock factory was one of my favorite stops. The quality of craftsmanship is very evident and we watched several men working on furniture from a viewing ...
... 8211; that name regularly appeared in spelling tests as a boy, and I have never before had the chance to use it in anger! Of course we stopped for a picture and to dip our hands in the famously muddy water – but swimming was not really an option. And so we end up in a hotel in Iowa City, Iowa. Our 8th state of the trip. And tonight we’re not looking any further ahead than the 24 hour weather forecast.
232 miles today
... weather forecast is not too good as storms are predicted along our path.
Our destination is Amana Colonies in Amana, IA. This is an historic German town that we stopped briefly on our trip to Alaska in 2012. The town closes up at 5:00 pm so we decided to come back and stay a few nights to check it out. More tomorrow on our venture into town.
I have included a short video of what we see as we head down the road. Enjoy.
We enjoyed our stay here, although the days were hot, humid and lazy, but quietly relaxing. One of my favorite pastimes was watching Fox try to catch a ground squirrel. Just like the corn fields, where ever you look, you see these little varmints. The holes to their burrows are everywhere, about the size of a golf ball and hidden in the grass. ...