Howard Johnson Express Inn Beaumont
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... at our hotel we wanted to go walk around. Then the front desk said to go to Cafe Du Monde and get their famous donuts called "beignets"; they were delicious! The front desk also told us specifically, "Do not to go to Bourbon St with kids" and what did we do? Go to Bourbon St. Good Night. ...
... at Boy Scout Woods backed up. Not a problem though because they have the best guy for the job. Check out the pictures of the truck that came to fix the system...too funny.
So the first day in Texas ended well. As of tonight, we have 235 species for the trip. A couple fewer than I thought, but we still have some time. Tomorrow, we are going back to Smith Oaks and then heading to the Rio Grande, which is always an interesting ...
... hour west of the Louisiana. We checked into a room, the size of a football field at the Hampton Inn and Suites, dropped off the gear and headed next door for a beer and some dinner at Al-T's.
We immediately cracked into bucket loads of beer (5 bottles for $10). After 25 bottles, we decided to move on to a Mojito each and then on to the shorts. This bar was awesome. Real outback style bar with country music blaring out of the jukebox. Well, until we took control of it with ...
... here are nowhere near as friendly as we've seen in our travels. I miss that.
Then we hit the Dubya Store near us in Lumberton. More excitement, especially when Lynn started looking at sandals. I excused my self and did some serious thumb twiddling.
The weather remains warm, but it's cloudy and could give us more rain. I realize that it's been "warm" in Helena, but this place more than rivals Helena for the GREEN. ...
... State. We had lunch there and noticed how many RVs had stopped too. There seem to be more and more of them as we head somewhat north and definitely west.
We found Village Creek State Park more easily than some. We were greeted in a friendly manner by the girl at the entry. Since I have a Texas State Parks Card, we get half off of any second night's fee. It has really paid off for us.
The campground was virtually empty when we ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking