Microtel Inn By Wyndham Champaign
Travel Blogs from Champaign
... not imagine being here in the winter, it would be a cold campus. There were a lot of parents and students getting tours. So we listened in and ended up touching the nose of Lincoln for good luck.
We went in to several stores that we don't have in Florida, but didn't end up buying anything.
Tomorrow is on to Utica, Il and Starved Rock State Park and some wonderful hiking in the canyons of the park.
... a class at the YMCA. This is the nicest YMCA we have ever seen and was loaded with people and families!!
We have been on the road 3 weeks today and are looking forward to moving on to Starved Rock State Park and getting some hiking in.
Hope all our friends are staying well and enjoying life. Always remember LIFE is GOOD!!
... if there was scaffolding there today and harks back to the very beginning as the theatre was built the same year as the road was incorporated - 1926. Gardner is a good example of what the interstates did to many of the Route 66 towns as half the buildings on its Main Street are empty and neglected. Next stop was to eat at the Old Route 66 Family Restaurant in Dwight where I had fried Catfish. Dwight also boasts a restored 1933 gas ...
... we were going. The Brazilian rainforest, South Africa, Austrailia....wrong!
We arrived at the airport and everyone stood around the check in kiosk to find out what our first destiniation would be. Ireland! The Emerald Isle! I think everyone was surprised and excited. What's in Ireland anyway? We will soon find out.
We got to the gate and were told that there would be ...
... skies opened up and unleashed a downpour. The rest of the evening and through the night brought us steady rain which was lovely to sleep to. Not being parked next to the animals (especially the tigers) allowed us good sleep too...haha.
We're up at 5:30am tomorrow morning to leave by 6am but there's a chance our lot is going to be too wet to park on. Hopefully there's a secondary lot set up!