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... of broad bands running north-south. The coastal plain west of the Rocky Mountains, the arid high prairie in the eastern rain shadow of the Rockies, the broad fertile plain stretching east to the Appalachian Mountains and, finally, the coastal plain of the east coast. Of these, it is the central fertile plain that is the most important. This area, 3,225 square kilometres, is unique in the world. It is the largest contiguous fertile plain in the world stretching ...
... It was the USS Cod (SS-244) that had served with distinction in the South Pacific. It was great to be able to share this piece of history with Alex, not the least because my dad, his grandfather, had served on a similar type of submarines in the early 1960s. One of Alex's impressions of the boat, which turned out to be correct, was that there was not nearly enough space for everyone to sleep.
For me, being on the sub also brings back a ...
... mountains. Eventually back in West Virginia, when we got to Morgantown, we turned north onto I-78 into PA.
We took the interstate to Washington and turned onto Chestnut Road. From there, Vance Station Road (bearing right to continue onto Vance Station) and then onto KOA road and into the campground.
The campground was nothing to write home about, and we most likely will not return to the same one again. It had a small pool ...
... to go.
Barkcamp State Park was a meticulously maintained park. The grass throughout looked like it belonged on a golf course and there was much interest in preserving the history of the area. The quaint, adorable log cabin was utilized as the park's office. The 200 year old barn ...
We spent Saturday moseying around the city and walking through Central Park and then spent the evening at a beautiful beach in Brooklyn. We woke up bright and early Sunday morning, had breakfast and showered and were on the road by 10:00 for Ohio! We drove through New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the tip of West Virginia on our 10 hour drive. We also snagged some wifi at ...
Other places to stay in Wheeling
1200 Market Street, (formerly McLure House & Conference Center), Wheeling | 2 star hotel
908 National Road, Wheeling | 2 star hotelfrom $153
795 National Road, Wheeling | 2 star hotelfrom $154
465 Lodge Drive, Wheeling | 3 star hotelfrom $179
- New Rooms
- Great for Families
- I loved it
949 Main Street, Wheeling | 2 star hotelfrom $76
1200 Market Street, Wheeling | 2 star hotelfrom $104