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Travel Blogs from Effingham
... on the road and ready to roll.
Once I got past Kansas City the scenery got a bit more interesting. It was a little bit hilly and there were tall trees that were showing the blush of autumn which was very scenic and a welcome change. The trees and also provided some wind block which was nice too. I got settled in and the miles melted ...
Hi everyone. Well, we are on our way west. We left Michigan yesterday and made it to Effingham, Illinois before we stopped for the night. Across from the hotel was a local steakhouse that came highly recommended by the hotel clerk. The prices were very reasonable and the food - well, let's just say we got what we paid for. Jeff has me spoiled with his cooking. Today, we stopped in Highland, Illinois to try the foot high pie at Blue Springs Cafe. ...
... road. The kindness reminded us of the typical friendly drivers back home - NOT. About 60 rain soaked miles later we got onto I 70 E. Traffic was heavy and there was a lot of construction so we stopped for lunch just outside of St. Louis. By the time we got back on the road, the storm had eased up considerably. As with all large cities, finding the route to a specific destination is usually not the most direct. Gateway Arch is no exception. After ...
I saw a sign off the highway and followed it on a whim. I'm glad that I did.
The Log Cabin and surrounding buildings were really cool. There were a bunch of people walking around and doing work in costume. There were some women cooking a meal, and people tending the garden. They were using period tools, and it was kind of cool. Puppy liked it a lot. ...
I've made it to a new state. Greetings from the great state of Illinois. So far, I've been thru:
- New York
- New Jersey
- Wes t Virginia
- I llinois
- Since March 11 I have run 62 miles
- Total Miles since Times Square = 957
- Miles to the Pacific Ocean = 2171
- Miles to the next border crossing = ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed