Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lakewood Ranch
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Just a side note about "dog people" and "dog culture"... We have owned 3 dogs over the past 30 years. Until this most recent dog, Sammy, we just got a puppy, added it into the family mix and moved on. We had a dog, but we were not "dog people". I did not realize what this meant until this new dog. Since we live in Ohio, if you get a new puppy Feb 1 (stupid idea) you have to do extra things like shoveling snow ...
... a place that has more going on after 5. The south end, Bradenton Beach, has more motels, tourist bars, shops, etc. My guess is there is more going on there in the evening as well. We have been appreciating being able to walk to everything here but we may need to go elsewhere in the evening for some activity. Since it is dark by 6, the beach isn't an option. Shelling here is not Sanibel, but there is always something to find. I found a small, unbroken sand dollar this afternoon. ...
... that I got to this point in my life where I can afford to have this time in this place, and be healthy and able to enjoy it. Had dinner tonight out on the City Pier. Met a nice couple from Cincinnati and we traded jokes about how cold it was at home and how lucky we were to be here. Walking back down the pier we were joined for a few moments by a Great Blue Heron. Very cool ...
... despite the hotel having no suspicions history whatsoever), later we went to a second baseball game, this time bradenton marauders vs clearwater threshers, it was free-t shirt night and a free hot dog was also thrown in, the game was again one-sided, this time the threshers running rigs around the marauders 7-2, despite the marauders coming close to a comeback in the seventh inning ...
Did you know that you can click on options in the right hand corner of the map at the right and see my trip route? If you double click, I think you can get a closer view of each state, or an overall US map with my stops tagged.
Throughout the South, if there is a fast food restaurant at any freeway exit, it will be McDonalds. The exits are all about fast food. If there is a discount/grocery story along my route, it will be a Walmart. There seems to be a Walmart in every small ...