La Quinta Inn & Suites Omaha Airport - Carter Lake
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... but just didn’t feel like it. Weird. Heaps of people were swimming, sunbathing and paddle-boarding there, some of them no doubt have never even seen the real sea.
Also stopped at a cool Museum – Pioneers of the Prairie, in Nebraska. Told the story of the great West migration of pioneers and Mormon pilgrams, thousands came by foot and horse and wagon in the mid 1800’s, seeking a better life and religious freedom. They had rebuilt an Indian earth home, ...
... station for the B-52 for the electronic warfare officer (EWO) that was like the one Dan trained on when he was in Sacremento.
On the way back to Omaha, we stopped and split a runza. A runza is a regional "sandwich," kind of like a meat pasty - baked bread dough with a ground beef, cabbage and onion filling. Ours had swiss cheese and mushrooms in it as well. It was good, but I ...
... for two.
Then we drove a mile away to the National World War One Memorial. It was a very informative museum, a variety of exhibits showing uniforms for men and women, uniforms from many of the countries that fought in the war, pistols, rifles, mortars, big guns (mortars and guns look like cannons to me! - Sandy) They had vehicles, airplanes, models of u-boats, mess kits, ...
... to sit and rest the layover was not enough! we booked it. We were so worried. By the time we got to our gate if was final boarding call!
Then we sit on the plane for about....thirty minutes.
They had given our assigned seats away and gave us the middle of an extra leg space seats. at first it was cool but then we realized we didnt' have movie screens in front of us. Just plastic filler. :( They were playing about 20 different ...
... of the middle of PA. Spending the night in IA but we had dinner in Omaha- they have a really neat old downtown market district. If you are ever in the city you need to go there. Had dinner and a good beer at the Upstream Brewing Company.
So after day 1 we are doing good-both still in the car at least! We will be in the Badlands tomorrow.
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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