Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Dubuque
Travel Blogs from Dubuque
... and even managed to experience our first small town diner for the lack of a better option. Our accommodation for the night was another historic B&B with a chatty owner, but on a much grander scale. This one had about 12 rooms, including one in the tower accessed by a narrow spiral staircase, which we got upgraded too. Not the greatest place considering Donelle's vertigo and the severe storms, but it was good even with the warnings interrupting our TV ...
... look around downtown. It's amazing the things you can learn, even after 16 years of living somewhere. We never knew that it was a Holy Week tradition to go to seven "monuments" (Catholic Churches) and recite prayers. In Bogota, because most people have the day off on Good Friday, that is when they do this. We found ourselves in crowds of tens of thousands of people walking from church to church to read certain prayers at each one!
The next day, and ...
Rode down to start the trans Wisconsin adventure trail just outside Dubuque Iowa. When I left the house it was 37 degrees. Overall temp was 50-55 the rest of the day. We found some fun twisties after miles and miles of corn fields. Made a few stops for rest, gas and food and ...
... water must've been a small bypass or something as there was little water and no falls. Oh, well, we tried. When the sign came for Cedar Falls we said nope, not going to see if there are falls there.
Through the past couple days we have been alerted to movie sites. In South Dakota, Dances with Wolves was filmed and the two I believe I mentioned that were filmed around Mount Rushmore and today we drove by the exit to Dyersville, ...
We've spent Valentine's day doing last minute running around and packing getting ready to leave for three weeks. Samuel and Christina will be holding the fort down at home. Rosana's at her apartment a few blocks away. Jim and I made last minute purchases, caught last appointments and made piles of things to take.
Now the suitcases ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking