Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Altoona - Des Moines
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... around the grounds. Once we got inside the historic site, we realized they had a museum built around the log cabin he was born in. It was really nicely done and we learned a bunch of history about his life and family. The town he grew up in, and the inspiration for his books, was Hannibal, MO - just down the road a few miles. Did you know Mark Twain's real name was Samuel Clemens? We biked back to camp and got back on the road ...
Iowa is NOT flat.
We left the campsite in the morning to meet John in Stockton, where the farm he is staying this summer is. It was a cool ride along the Mississippi river. Had a flat as we left the campsite, so I bought a new tire later that, Deutsch qualitat! Since we were going to meet John in the evening, we asked him to take our bags in his car. It was great riding without them! We cycled 170km (105 miles): it was long and hard, especially the last few miles on ...
... Castle (especially if you're a Monty Python or Outlander fan) Culloden Battlefield Places we didn't see enough of or skipped but would love to visit: The Great Glen road to Inverness (we drove part but not all) Lighthouse on the northeast coast above Aberdeen The Cairngorms national park, would stay in it. The Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park on the east side including the smaller lochs, we'd spend at least 5 days here in a ...
... yet. I'm sure it's coming. I am still perservating about the weight of the camper fully loaded with the mountains coming up. Logically I know it is fine but I keep talking about CAT scales. It is now a standing joke. After 32 years of marriage the things you discover. Tonight we had " the best burgers in Iowa".Well I don't know about that, but they were better because we didn't have to cook them or clean up! Makes them the Best Burgers in my ...
... of a long-time friend of my dad: Mr. Billy Williams. Once again food greeted us as they prepared a big buffet of BBQ - and the food was great!
Their house was big and beautiful with three stories so everyone had a bed. Aria had fun on billiards table after some lessons from Billy. After dinner my parents and Shaunette headed out to a late evening at a local casino. After a big meal and a long drive the kids weren't ...