Holiday Inn Poplar Bluff
Travel Blogs from Poplar Bluff
We ventured out of Chester this morning competing for space on the highway for 8 miles with monstrous coal trucks!!! Shortly after reaching Cora, however, we were rewarded with miles of traffic-free riding on the Mississippi River Levee making our way through fields of corn and soy bean. Pure hell on the road followed by some of the most beautiful and peaceful cycling that you could ...
We cycled into Chester today under favorable weather conditions but many of us were not happy to have 9 and 12 % hill gradients after working our way through the Ozark hills. A shorter day of 50 miles was welcomed by all. An interesting note is that the cartoon character, Popeye, was created in Chester and the town is surrounded by statues of this ...
Our day started out with thunder storms threatening. There were no ma and pa breakfast places nearby so some of us holed up at McD's for almost two hours waiting for the storms to pass. Once we were off the weather cleared, and the hills with rollers through Yukon And Eunice to Summerville were ...
We have really been enjoying these COE Parks - $12/night for full hookups is hard to beat! Just a couple days' stop here, catching up on laundry and shopping before we head for our friends' Gary & Kathy's house near St. Louis on Thursday.
... br> Compared with yesterday it's a cinch of a day. At dinner we meet 2 newcomers, Dana who did most of the trip in 2010 but was brought down by a fellow rider and broke her elbow and wrist. She has come back with a friend, Sarah, to complete the trip. It's great to have some female company again.
There is talk of a tornado tomorrow. And we thought the weather was crazy in England.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility