Hyatt Place Topeka
Travel Blogs from Topeka
Today we met Corky and Pam at the Kansas Air Combat Museum at Forbes Field. This museum has an impressive collection of aircraft primarily from WWII and the Korean and Vietnam wars. Our tour guide was a veteran from the Korean and Vietnam Wars and Corky is a Vietnam veteran, so it was fascinating to hear their stories of how various aircraft were used in the wars. Corky even demonstrated how he had to sit on his helmet for backside protection and hold the doorway of ...
Now for the rest of the Oklahoma City story. After we finished with the museums mentioned earlier, we picked up Tammy's sister Barbara at the OKC airport. We drove to
Topeka on Sunday.
We met Tammy's brother Corky and sister in law Pam at a local restaurant for supper on Sunday. They did not know that Barbara was coming along, so it was great fun to see the surprised faces ...
... A condo complete with full kitchen, shower you don't have to walk to, a washer and dryer in house and a front porch swing! Go figure!
As of now, our stay will be short.
About three weeks, then camping in Virginia and along the Outer Banks
before wintering with the state park at Edisto Island. February and
March will be spent in Texas with a state park near Huston and April
on High Island with the birds. We will be in North Carolina in ...
... Shamrock but didn't stop. We love the gas station there (especially since Disney used it as a model as well) but we've seen it several times so we continued on. We went across the TX-OK state line and looked for more Route 66 locations. We stopped in Texola. The only thing there that caught our interest was a sign that read "There's No Other Place Like This Place Anywhere Near this Place So This Must Be the Place."
Gray skies, lightening, rain, and wind...welcome to the east/midwest Kristine! It was a pretty unevenful day at the RV park. We did manage to get some pool time in, and Kristine got some sun in as well. The rest of the day was spent watching movies.
I spent most of the day - I mean ALL of the day on the phone and laptop. Someone has got to pay for this trip!
Well, tomorrow we head off to St. Louis.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet