Residence Inn South Bend Mishawaka
Travel Blogs from Mishawaka
... 8 hours to get to Rochester and we parked up at the hotel and wondered if we would be able to get the car out the carpark in the morning.
The next morning (NYE) it seemed to have stopped snowing, we were quick to head off, then after 20 minutes worse snow then yesterday!!! Thank Goodness we had set off a day early, we never would have made South Bend for NYE. We found a golden oldy radio station and sang away to the Rolling Stones and ...
... am confused but excited by the prospect, because a road trip is never without guesses, and – usually happy – surprises. The weather is glorious for this time of year, little snow on the ground, sunshine above. Our little truck is comfy and tough. The list of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives is at the ready. I will keep in mind that, with my camera, I am aspiring to make what Adams would describe 'poetry of the real'.
... a Bed and Breakfast. This Victorian converted home was festively decorated for the holidays, leaving no surface unadorned. Our room, the Maid's Room, was filled with old radios, collected by the owner's father. We enjoyed a dinner at Chesapeake Seafood House. Even though we arrived prior to 6 pm, we waited for a table, a clear indication that this restaurant was a favorite of the locals.
... the city. Together, we visited the World's Largest Chocolate Store, the old Studebaker factory and a nice walk to and along the St. Joseph River downtown.
The next day, with our RV in the repair shop, we made the most of our homeless time bouncing back and forth between Indiana and Michigan geocaching. Fun!
Geneva-On-The-Lake, Ohio is our next stop.
... water. Yuck!!!
Tomorrow we are heading for Land Between the Lakes outside of Paducah, Kentucky. There is a big BBQ festival going on in downtown Paducah next week. We attended this festival a couple of years ago and sampled some great food. BBQ contestant from all over the world come to compete and the food is great.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility