BEST WESTERN PLUS Springfield Airport Inn
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- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Visiting our friends Dionne, Andy and Squirt has been the highlight of our trip. We headed south out of St. Louis on the I-44 before getting off and exploring some rural routes in the Ozarks.
The rain was persistent and visibility was limited but the drive was still beautiful.
As we got closer the GPS took us off the rural route and onto some smaller roads. I ...
... Clearly a dog lover, Matt had 5 dogs, 2 retired police dogs (they retire at 8 years old). He said drug crime was on the up and was kept "real busy". He wished us on our way, and we told him to keep safe.
It got to that point where we were hungry. so we stopped at McDonalds, (for quickness, and the first on of our trip). The portions are HUGE, even the straws are wider.
As we set off, we kept and eye on the ...
... I really wasn't keen! We entered into the building (not sure what to call it) and there were reminders about Federal law about bombs etc. There was even a sign to say that jokes about bombs wouldn't be funny or tolerated..... This made us laugh! I decided to give it a go!!! Eeeeeeeek! We bought our tickets and joined a queue. To get to the top of the arch, you take a 4 minute ride in a capsule designed for 4 people. Bearing in mind we were in the USA, ...
... no more!!!!! We stopped at a few little places along the way, but we are all disappointed in the so called "highlights" of Route 66! Mostly they are old servos or motels with broken signs etc and maybe a shop selling junk momentos! Over dinner at our stop in Springfield - yep that's Simpson country - we all agreed that we might take a few detours along the way and visit some other landmarks instead of sticking rigidly to the ...
That put me on secondary 291 southbound from KC where at Harrisonville I, you guessed it, missed my turn again! I wanted to hit Hwy 7/13 into Springfield, but was in the wrong lane when the turn came up. Dangit!
Reading this you must think: "This guy can't be trusted to navigate across a country considering how many turns he misses!" ..................but, you can't discount the serendipity factor. I consciously seek out the roads less traveled, ...