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Sun Jun 21, 2015
Departure: 9:30 AM, Memphis, TN
Arrival: 4:30 PM, Checotah, OK
Miles: 366.4 miles
Travel Time: 7 hrs.
Checotah is the home of Carrie Underwood. She did NOT greet us at the town limits, thank you very much.
If you know who Carrie Underwood is, I'm sure you’re impressed.
If you don’t, you’re probably ...
Sunday, Oct. 27th. We had a wonderful drive through the Arkansas Mt's along route 270 in the western part of the state. Lots of autumn colors, beautiful mountain scenery, good road. Just the time we crossed over into Oklahoma things changed a bit! The road was in poor shape and there wasn't the attention to a litter free state that we had experienced in Arkansas.
We drove to Arrowhead ...
... apples and I made instant friends for life.
Cliff wasn’t in a huge hurry to head out today, so we were able to sleep in and we hit the town with him about 10:45a. It was a leisurely day, but honestly, we were more effective in 4 hours today than we are sometimes in 8! We visited the ticket outlets, a community center (where they were serving a free lunch to seniors, so, to their great amusement, John did a short show for them and we left ...
... was 2 lanes, now we can make some time. I drove until 1:18pm. We stopped, in Russellville, AR., got gas, hunted for a park to make sandwiches, but to no avail. Instead of wasting more time we saw a DQ and got their $5 lunch. Back on I-40, and guess what, right into construction. Stop and go, 40mph at most. I started looking on the maps and Ipad for tonight's place to camp. We entered Oklahoma at 2:40pm. 77 degrees and beautiful. Stopped at a rest ...
... some more info, and discovered that it was a good 2 hr detour in addition to the 45 min walk, and the hole was indeed dry... Glad we checked before making our way there!! We explored a couple of other options, but all would have added like 4 hrs to our already long drive, so Dardanelle it was, and we picked up some drive through Sonic that boasted 24 different milkshake flavors including peanut butter and bacon. Blech, we ...
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