La Quinta Inn & Suites Phoenix West Peoria
Travel Blogs from Peoria
... about impending storm and flood warnings! This happened a couple more times as they extended the times for the warnings. Red was over again and we walked out to the street and -- the wind was really picking up! Maybe they are right?? The sky grew darker and darker-It is around 4 pm-the wind increased and then the rain arrived!!! Big time!!!! Probably 1 ½-2 inches in the hour or so that it rained! It was blowing from the SW so blowing the rain under the patio and all ...
... bacon and eggs for breakfast today, but frittered away the time and had to leave for church by eight-thirty. I wanted to have a rib-eye steak for dinner, to celebrate, but found none in the freezer. Eight packages of Costco burger, yes. Steak? No.
I drove the four miles to church and was none too early. There were few seats left and, in fact, they were having a second mass in the hall nearby. Lots of ...
... of the place is good for one's spirit, I've found. Dark nights surrounded by the firmament is good. There are several bike trails there, so I'll try my hand, so to speak, at tackling some of the easier ones. Hiking trails abound there too. We stayed there on our journey south in January of 2011, so I have some sense of what to expect.
Have a Happy and Blessed Easter and keep in touch, even if it's a stretch...
... only a few shots there. There were a few birds and new variety of barrel cactus to be seen.
I did a search for caches and found one that we could hunt without scaling the main mountain. Lynn, with here keen eye, spotted it quickly in spite of a "impostor" pile of stones near the actual site. Look out Helena, she'll be home soon...
We did our final shopping trip ...
... out of the park
-Within two blocks of Arrowhead Towne Centre for those feeling the urge to stock up on whatever
-Rock Bottom Restaurant and Pub is nearby; it is a fine place to catch up on some decent grub and sample a varied selection of micro-brews.
-Gordon Biersch brew pub is just down Hwy 101 at the Westgate Centre; it has a terrific 'Happy Hour' special from 3:00-6:30 pm; German lagers and Czech pilsners help ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking