Travel Blogs from Toledo
... before we see each other again. Love you LU!
The next day we drove by a few places near and dear to me, including my childhood home, my schools,and my sister Cathy's old farm where I spent most of my youth growing up with my nieces and nephew. We also stumbled across those places like.. my first "this" happened here, my last "that" happened there, don't we all have a few of those! Glenn was very attentive to all my ramblings. Thank you ...
... not be the last time I would get to see my dear friend Brandon, but next time i was not going to be so pleasant (I'll save that story for the coming days).
The rest of the day was spent avoiding our bug infested campsite (Good news Leslie is now getting bitten by bugs as well as me) by watching "The Worlds End" movie. Dinner was had at Chili's since trying to cook with all these insects would be unbearable.
As we ...
... little to see on the inter state but the detour was well worth it.
The hotel was nice; food places within walking distance; great laundry which is always a god send for a biker and food becomes a priority at the end of a long day.
We are on the road at 7am in the morning as we have to get through Chicago to get to Milwaukee for the 110th anniversary long weekend.
... three and a half months.
For those of you who don't know, I'm headed to South Africa for the semester. I will be studying community health and social policy in Durban. I head out on August 21st, out of Chicago O'Hare. It's quite a long journey over to South Africa, but I am so excited to experience all that this adventure has to offer, and to share those experiences on this blog!
We drove back to the Henry Ford complex in Dearborn to visit Greenfield Village. This is a living history museum established by Henry Ford. It is an awesome place, with original buildings dating back to the 1600s, all carefully moved to or recreated at this location. Among many other very cool things, they have Henry Ford's childhood home, the Wright Brothers bike shop from Dayton, ...
Other places to stay in Toledo
3536 Secor Road, Toledo | 3 star hotelfrom $93
101 North Summit Street, Toledo | 4 star hotelfrom $99
444 N Summit Street, Toledo | 3 star hotelfrom $84
3100 Glendale Avenue, Toledo | 3 star hotelfrom $114
- Toledo Weekend
- OK but not up to Hilton standards
1800 Miami Street, Toledo | 1 star hotelfrom $49
3530 Executive Pkwy., Toledo | 2 star hotelfrom $53
5685 Benore Road, Toledo | 2 star hotelfrom $99
445 E. Alexis Rd., Toledo | 2 star hotelfrom $78
3560 Secor Rd., Toledo | 2 star hotelfrom $80
5865 Hagman Road, Toledo | 2 star hotelfrom $98