Travel Blogs from Omaha
... nice one for the fall and I liked the spicy taste of it. I ordered the Reuben and fries which was also pretty good. The service was nice too. They made sure to check up on me. It could have been because I was taking pictures and looked all professional...or it could be that they just want to make sure their customers are satisfied. Whatever the case, I was pleased with my venture.
Sunday sees us tackling the most travelled peak in Colorado, Pikes Peak. At just over 14,000ft (3890m) up we go through the Forest Service toll gates and onwards to the peak which gives magnificent views out over the plains below. Then we set the navman to Aspen, via Buens Vista and the Arkansas River. We stop at the Gunsmoke Roadhouse for lunch before travelling through some of the ...
... women and children of the tribe of Black Kettle, Chief of the Cheyenne. Southwards from here is Denver and Colorado Springs. Garden of the Gods is a natural wonder of this area and it was bequeathed to the public by the white settlers who realised that the Indians were right and no one can own the land, or the sky or the trees, because they will all still be here ...
After almost 18 months in the planning we are finally on the road. Thanks to a free upgrade we are now driving a Nissan Rogue SUV instead of the smaller intermediate we had reserved. Nice!
Drove 741 miles today! It was hot (89) and windy once we got in Illinois. Iowa really is a pretty state. Lots of rolling farmland - almost all of it in corn. It ...
... Kentucky for water and some desperately needed air freshener for the van and it was like the circus had come to town the way everyone was staring at us. I guess it's not a common occurrence for large Mexican families wearing all Duke clothes and driving a large Mercedes Sprinter van to visit the Wal-Mart. After surviving that pit stop, we had torrential rain through the mountains. As that ended and we crossed the river in to Ohio, we made our first ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking