Travel Blogs from Russell
... As a kid I remember seeing the Rockies from 50 miles away . . . That must be heading west on I-80. Today was different . . . The change was more subtle, clearing one range of mountains revealed the next bigger sized mountains. The higher I got the colder it got. I am not sure what the temp was but I did stop to put on my rain pants, another thermal shirt and sweatshirt and hook ...
September 20th & 21st was spent in Russell, KS, hometown of my mother's side of my family. We learned that an auction of my Aunt Reba's household items was to take place on Saturday so we decided it would be fun to stay for the event and spend a little time with my cousins Jim & Judy New. Their nephew and his wife, Jarrod & Beth from Denver, CO were in town also so we had another fun family reunion this summer that was totally ...
... today. After a couple of hours the sky started to cloud over again, and my thoughts turned to tornadoes. Thankfully we did not see any. Kansas has a lot of farm land. Crop after crop, cow after cow. At least there was a few rolling hills, but the few small towns we rode through were so small you whizzed by them in about 3 minutes. Near the end of the day some of the fields had oil wells. I wondered as we rode by, if the farmers ...
... joined them for a few beers and a cheeky shot sat at a bar, joining in on the daytime drinking. However, after re joing the day light we sought food and sobriaty asap. After sitting for a few hours, eating and watching the baseball in a bar, a game that was being played in the stadium just a stones throw away from our eatery. We decided to hightail it out of town before the stadium emptied. We headed back to our Motel and planned ...
... you enjoy the sites that we were able to capture and post.
We stopped by the Welcome/Visitor Center for Colorado and it was very welcoming, refreshing (103 degrees outside) and informative. We figured out the miles we still had to travel to get to Oregon and got some ideas of interesting things to do in CO but what we really wanted was to get to Conifer to see our friends Randy, Barbara, Ryan, Kayla and their dog Oreo.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility