Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Council Bluffs
Travel Blogs from Council Bluffs
So I've decided to start keeping a record of my travels even if it's just done the street to a restaurant. This was my first time at Nebraska Brewing Company and I enjoyed it for what it was. I went during lunch time so there weren't many people around but it had the look and feel of a roomy sports bar with a wide selection of beers. I started with one of their pumpkin brews that they said ...
Sunday sees us tackling the most travelled peak in Colorado, Pikes Peak. At just over 14,000ft (3890m) up we go through the Forest Service toll gates and onwards to the peak which gives magnificent views out over the plains below. Then we set the navman to Aspen, via Buens Vista and the Arkansas River. We stop at the Gunsmoke Roadhouse for lunch before travelling through some of the ...
Cheyenne is the capital of Wyoming, and a most appropriate place to be so. It is very neat and well cared for. We had a look at the historic site of the Sand Creek massacre of 1864, when General George Crook made his oft quoted and now fiercely inappropriate statement that the "only good Indian is a dead Indian", shortly before his troops massacred several hundred old ...
After almost 18 months in the planning we are finally on the road. Thanks to a free upgrade we are now driving a Nissan Rogue SUV instead of the smaller intermediate we had reserved. Nice!
Drove 741 miles today! It was hot (89) and windy once we got in Illinois. Iowa really is a pretty state. Lots of rolling farmland - almost all of it in corn. It ...
... the air conditioning came on - not enough to really cool the room, but it was live-able.
Mileage Tank Miles Total Gallons MPG Gas Cost Cost Per Mile
2,374.5 210.5 52,433.5 5.10 41.27 $21.22 $0.10
2,571.8 197.3 52,630.8 4.56 43.27 $17.78 $0.09
2,782.2 210.4 52,841.2 5.30 39.70 $17.85 $0.08
498.1 total miles today.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking