Days Inn Princeton
Travel Blogs from Princeton
... remained wide open and alert for the remainder of the drive home. Around 1:30 a.m. we reached Jessica’s house. Our zombie bodies emptied the car and I can guarantee she slept straight through the next few days. My destination was my mom’s house a few miles down the road where I was greeted by the dogs excited for my return. I curled up on the couch, caught up on the episode of Duck Dynasty I missed from the night before, and ...
... the sign welcoming us to Arkansas, but all of the anticipation soon wore away upon realizing Arkansas appeared to be the twin sister of Missouri.
Once the sun broke and the light shone down on the landscape we received a better view of the “Natural State.” This “better view” only confirmed the normal typecast…this state was long, flat, and boring. For unknown reasons Google Maps preferred taking us down the back roads --maybe it was ...
... really enjoyed this beautiful day.
We have been lucky with the weather as the last 2 days were to have rain but as usual the weatherman was wrong. Tomorrow is our last day here and we are going walk around the old town of Utica and do some shopping. We have found a great ice cream shop and have visited it twice. I had a Boston shake today, a milkshake with a hot fudge sundae on top . Boy was it good!!
... rise to the name "Starved Rock."
We hiked over 5 miles on Monday and really enjoyed our time out in the canyons. It was the first time Suzanne and I had hiked that far in a while and were both a little tired. But it is really nice to get out in nature!!
The campground is nice with a lot of campers stopping over just for the night. They don't know what they are missing by not taking the time to see the state parks in the area.
... into the crowd.
Children were dodging the flames and explosions and nobody seemed too
fussed. One guy let off a huge firework
right next to where we were standing with no warning, which was nice of
him. Still, we both agreed it was the
best thing we’d stumbled across so far on the trip. A few days previously, Lauren mentioned that
she’d yet to get a sense of the real Peru, but Cabanaconde really felt like it
had yet to ...