Holiday Inn Des Moines Downtown
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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Drake was not on my schedule or radar to visit but, since my hotel was nearby, I figured I'd stop by and at least see what was going on. I met their Wesley Foundation's director, Ted Lyddon Hatten. He was a really nice guy to talk with and begin building some rapport with. They were in the middle of some renovations but he didn't mind at all that I …
... I had a king bed with pullout couch because Marriott's website said it slept 4. It was a huge, new room. However, there was no couch and no other rooms available. I had to get several blankets and comforters, so the kids could sleep on the floor.
... Platte River. Miles and miles, fueled by nothing but podcasts and corn nuts. We stopped at Gothenburg where we went to see an old Pony Express Station which was still in one piece. While it was not in its original location, it was close enough and was the original building. The old wooden structure housed a friendly interpreter and the most amazing artifact: a Pony Express saddle. The system lasted only a little over a year. Wiry men rode hard for miles ...
... in town I was pretty excited she was able to meet up with us. She also told me about a campground at Adventureland, an amusement park in the area, that sounded like a great way for the kids to celebrate the end our trip.
After leaving the Black Hills we made a stop at the Mitchell, SD KOA, which we really liked for a quick stop. It was peaceful and had a good playground, free miniature golf and a nice ...
We finally got into the minivan at about 10am and started driving. It took us some effort to get into the car and get going, but once we were on the road, things were smooth.
Our first destination was badlands national park. This is approximately a 525 mile drive from Ames. We stopped at Sioux city for lunch and took one more break before. The kids were ...