Travel Blogs from Granite City
... we'll see... ;) I would have loved more time for us to spend in the Museum of Westward Expansion (which we visited after doing the tram ride to the top to take pictures), but we needed to move on to get to Kansas City at a reasonable time (and do our best to avoid rush hour). My favorite quote (as Amber had just watched a replica of an old-time silversmith talk to us) was "That was ...
We plan to stay around here tomorrow and will probably head down I-55 Sunday.
The motorhome with its new tires worked beautifully and we had no problems. Phil, who
is as handy as Ron isn't, installed a couple of grab bars in critical spots so we old folks
can maneuver more safely,
Except for the wind on the travel days, weather has been cool but very nice and will be
getting warmer as we move south. Thats all for now, TTYL
... diner food!!! After this we headed to the zoo. It was pretty warm out 77 degrees and the zoo was packed!!! We walked around for an hour or so then headed to a park nearby. We ended our night at the St. Louis bread Co. aka Panera Bread!!! It is the same place just different name here as it originated here in Missouri. When we got back to our hotel which had a balcony I kept hearing voices outside. I would go out but couldn't see anyone. Finally Jonathan went out ...
... appreciate, as well as the best views of KC from the Liberty Memorial.
For BBQ, we did our research online and choose Fiorella’s Jack Stack BBQ, downtown behind Union Station, on the railroad tract in the Freighthouse District. It is a sophisticated sauce home, absolutely the best. Unique to Kansas City barbeque is “burnt ends”, meat with crispy edges. The meat can be beef, pork, sausage, turkey, or chicken. It ...
We got off time this morning, but that was about all that went right! First of all, I forgot to raise the trailer tongue wheel (kept wondering what the noise was) so I pulled over and found out what the noise was. The wheel was all tore up and the bearing was gone, the center of the wheel all wallowed out. OK, so that will have to be replaced at some point. Of course, it is Sunday, so no service open at the RV centers and can't find the right wheel to replace ...
Other places to stay in Granite City
3236 W Chain of Rocks Road, Granite City | 1 star hotelfrom $65