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... mighty river system in the Gulf of Mexico but both rivers were wide and navigable and seething with commercial life. The Mississippi-Missouri River System is a foundation of American strength and central to the character of its people and it was worth a few days grinding through a never ending scape of corn and soy to understand what this means. But where to start? Perhaps some geography.
North America (Canada, the USA and Mexico) can be roughly divided into ...
... have 8 kids ranging in age from 3 to 17, while Kay and I have two aged 10 and 13.
When we arrived, we were met by Ron, Kathryn (8) and Brendan (3). I offered to take Kathryn for a quick ride, which we did. She was able to take the controls and make a couple of simple turns, then we headed over town to look for her house. It took a few minutes, but we finally found it, and headed back.
What I didn't know was that Ron had ...
This is where we stayed the first night. We ended up having to go to the weigh scales on our way out, and to gas-up. We didn't leave Virginia until about noon. :\ We went through the mountains of Maryland and West Virginia, then entered Pennsylvania.
Our route was :
From Winchester, VA we went to the Flying J weigh scales. From there we went up route 522 and through Morgan County, WV. Once in Hancock, MD, we trekked west ...
... 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 ...
... so I could call my beautiful Mama (and avoid any heart attacks or meltdowns ) We made it to the little town of Cadiz, Ohio around 7:00pm and drove down a very long and unpromising dirt road until we found Harrison State Forest which has 7 free campsites! So we spent night 7 - much more content - in the middle of the woods in Ohio ...
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