Howard Johnson Inn & Suites Springfield

1701 J. David Jones Parkway, Springfield, Illinois, 62702, United States | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Springfield

A visit with Abe

A travel blog entry by currin

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... Spread out below us was the St. Louis skyline including the Mississippi River, Busch Stadium and the Old Courthouse. Given the next day's weather conditions, we were really glad we made it to the top.

We headed off to explore The Hill (trendy area in St. Louis) for dinner at Zia's on the Hill, a restaurant recommended by the docent at the Basilica. Entrees of Pesce Asparagi and Veal Gamberetti was a ...

Nice people are nice.

A travel blog entry by clara.sayre

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... and a kitchen faucet to replace the one leaking) that he'll get for us on Tuesday. He's already been a wealth of information and advice, even letting us borrow a few of his personal tools that we didn't have.

We're coming back here on Tuesday and staying the night because Wednesday is a L&L and it's only 45 minutes away from here, so we can do the repairs at the campground and then head off to work the next ...

Super 8 was Great

A travel blog entry by clarefulginitti

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Bryan and I ended up driving until 11:00, East Coast time...which was 10:00 by the time we arrived in Altmont, Illinois and checked into our Super 8 motel. We attempted to book a room in Effinham, Illinois which was ten miles sooner than Altmont...but apparently there was a huge corvette convention taking place in Effingham this weekend...as was apparent by all the tons of cars in the lots at the several hotels we checked for availability. We ...

It's all about the ride to Springfield

A travel blog entry by rustybubble

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... Betty Boop!

Time for a quick trip to an old time gas station and then onto Pontiac to see the museum there, very interesting. Tank up with gas and then a mad 70-80 mph dash down the road for a hour, exhilarating to travel so far so fast, even Chris kept up.

Arrive at the hotel for 7.30, a couple of beers and dinner. We have the early start ...

What an AMAZING tribute to our 16th President

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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... Library/Museum, but pretty much everywhere else was okay.

The other funny thing going on in Lincoln today was The Big Bat Ass 5K Run...the streets were blocked off and probably 1,000 runners took part!

Enjoy your photo history lesson of Springfield Illinois!

Tomorrow will be a travel day as we make our way to Independence, Missouri.
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