Mansion View Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... Lincoln so after a stop at Cold Stone for ice cream on arrival we toured about to see his tomb. Passed the State capital building too which was impressive.
Bob Evans diner for dinner so managed to source vegetables. Succumbed to the chocolate cake dessert too. Mmm. Piccies to follow once my photographers have their act in order;)
... it very much. Many of you might be shocked to know that no books were purchased at the gift store ;)
Our first Roadside Amercia stop was a Spartan Statue at a local High School. It was hilariously awful - you can tell that it started out as a Viking before "being turned into" a Spartan. Bern was a good sport about getting out of the car to have his photo taken with it (and with his REAL Sparty shirt on, too!). A good laugh for ...
... us, passing through lots of pretty towns such as Carlinville. We stopped very briefly to admire the square in Carlinville before passing on to Girard to have a soda float and cherry soda at Doc's Soda fountain - another longstanding gem on 66.
After another few dithering detours we finally found our way to Aurbun where a brick hand laid 1.5mile stretch of 66 still survives. It felt a little like we were in The Wizard of Oz. We had had a great ...
Left Bloomington and rejoined the original road after a short stint on the interstate. Followed Route 66 as it wound it's way past McLean before making a stop in Atlanta. I was very fortunate to arrive at the right time to be allowed to see the inside working of the clock tower just prior to the chimes for 10am. The clock is hand-wound and there are a team of volunteers who are tasked with ensuring it ...
... down for the night. Lincoln was the next stop on the list were there was a few tense moments as I wanted my pic taken with the giant abe Lincoln but kept driving in circles. We found it in the end and then headed out to williamsville to see the 1930s gas station. It was now hitting 645pm and we just wanted some grub and to check into the hotel so onwards to Springfield we went. Car still was reading 29 degrees at night ...