Quality Inn Wheeling East
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... and continues to create, very real. If this was a geopolitical lottery, the Greater Mississippi Basin would be the jackpot. The area of land under corn production alone would cover the whole of the country of Germany. By way of comparison, Britain today produces about 30% of its food requirements and relies for its security on external alliances. And, while Canada might share in the fertile basin, it relies on a tenuous system of canals joining the Great Lakes to get ...
We started out the day thinking we were going to head towards Vermont, but like many things in life, it just didn't turn out that way.
I had thought we'd go by Niagara Falls, then land for lunch in Ithaca, do a quick tour of the campus, then finally push on into Vermont. Mother Nature had other ideas.
As I was doing the flight planning, a large line of thunderstorms was sitting right on top of Ithaca. Although we could take time to ...
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 ...
... interesting array of tools that were used on the farm. The painting on the side of the barn had a good story as well. It was painted by Harley Warrick, who painted the slogan for the chewing tobacco company for 55 years. He actually painted over 20,000 barns in his lifetime.
... 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