Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Parkersburg - Mineral Wells
Travel Blogs from Mineral Wells
It is hard to leave. Always one more alternative to consider. But there is a limit to how much one can strap to the back of a motorcycle ( at least, for me -- I will always be beaten by the experts in Melo (Cerro Largo, Uruguay)). I finally moved out at 10 am -- starting mileage on the odometer was 18,824. Stopped to say goodbye to Harry and return …
... Parkersburg and found a Dairy Queen. I took a break and then got back in the rain and rode towards Pennsboro. It was a gradual uphill ride all day and never seemed to go downhill. I was very happy to get off my bike when I got to Pennsboro. Tomorrow I will ride to Grafton which is about 60 miles. Today I rode 74 ...
... to the park ranger and she was telling me today New River Gorge National River is now open to the public. They offer whitewater rafting, canoeing, hiking, rock climbing, fishing, hunting, bird watching, camping, picnicking, biking, and just enjoying the solitude the natural world.
The Lower Gorge of the New River is a premier whitewater rafting location ...
... grounds are an excellent museum, the Governors Mansion, and a Memorial for veterans of the four wars of the 20th century. The statue of Stonewall Jackson was done by Moses Ezekiel and is identical to the replica displayed at VMI.
Among other exhibits at the Capitol museum, we learned about Ann Jarvis, the West Virginia woman who organized women's service clubs and ...
How did we end up on some of these roads? Four wheel drive only and that would need to be a truck with very high clearance. We have explicitly decided to follow the Google directions I printed before leaving Utah. The exactness and reliability have been excellent, but it does often default to the "shortest line between two points". The 'road' dropped us onto Highway 57, a certain death trap. Our topo maps showed ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services