Ramada Limited - Springfield South
Travel Blogs from Springfield
Not a bad run compared to tomorrows trip - as we arrived early and before we could book in we went into down town Springfield and visited The Abraham Lincoln Museum - they may only have a short past compared to ours but they are very good at presenting it ! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springfiel d,_Illinois http://www.visit-springfieldillinois.co m/Lincoln/Museum/ Glad we made the visit - especially as the Motel was out of the way, although clean and comfortable I wasn't ...
... two different versions of Route 66. I continued through Sherman and into the north side of the state capital Springfield. Without stopping in Springfield I took the 1930s route which leaves town using 4 miles of I-55 before becoming the frontage road to the interstate. Litchfield is the largest of the towns on the 1930s route south of Springfield and contains one of the few remaining drive-in theatres ...
... dogs at the RNA at home are way better! The restaurant did have lots of cool Route 66 memorabilia and a wall covered in number plates from the eight route states. We learned that the artist guy with the bus we saw earlier in Pontiac was the son of the cozy dog inventor. After this grease injection we headed for the Lincoln visitor centre and booked a Lincoln home guided visit. We had time to see the film at the ...
... Spread out below us was the St. Louis skyline including the Mississippi River, Busch Stadium and the Old Courthouse. Given the next day's weather conditions, we were really glad we made it to the top.
We headed off to explore The Hill (trendy area in St. Louis) for dinner at Zia's on the Hill, a restaurant recommended by the docent at the Basilica. Entrees of Pesce Asparagi and Veal Gamberetti was a ...
... The Edwards family occupied the house until Helen's death in 1909. Four years later, their daughter Alice Edwards Ferguson donated Edwards Place to the Springfield Art Association for use as gallery and classroom space.
We also visited the Lincoln Tomb. There were non-stop guests entering and leaving the tomb.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed