Howard Johnson Inn - Winter Haven
Travel Blogs from Winter Haven
... Big Chief, you the prettiest!
And just before we left we ran straight into a proper 2nd line troupe:
The 2nd line is another New Orleans tradition that most New Orleanians don't even know about and that is a sad thing. I'll post more about them here.
Satiated on NoLa traditions we said good bye to the Babies (the dogs), loaded up the cats and headed south to the Orlando area to visit Rae's Mom, aka Mamma ...
... played a game of Disney trivia, followed by a game of bingo. Soon enough it was time for a rest break. We stopped at a travel center in Georgia for a quick coffee and snack. Next stop will be for lunch someplace along the route. It will be a grab 'n go lunch as we have time to make up for with the extra hour wasted at breakfast. Tonight we will be staying in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina at the same Hampton Inn we stopped at on the way to ...
... confused me with her directions. Once we entered the Magic Kingdom, the first stop was to pick up cards for the Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom game. Nathan had been looking forward to playing this game. The plan was to go on some rides first and play the game later in the afternoon. We walked over to Adventure Land and rode the Carpets of Aladdin, Pirates of the Caribbean, and wanted to go on Big Thunder in Frontier Land but ...
... Atlanta, it started to rain. At 5:30 we finally finished off Georgia and were making final preparations for hotel plans. We ended up in Lenoir City in Tennessee. The rain was still coming down and I felt we were not keeping up with traffic. After ten hours of driving we are over halfway home. As we pulled of the exit to Lenoir, Jodi was using GPS to find the location of the Holiday Inn Express. I told her that I would stop and get gas while ...
... the little people from asking for anything from the various stores - no whining about having a stuffed animal, snow globe, t-shirt, etc. They were so focused on trading pins they never noticed any of the other stuff!!
It was a fantastic family vacation filled with memories that will last long after Ken & I are gone. Now, we just have to figure out when to come back with everyone since after nine days it feels like we just scratched the surface!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking