Days Inn Collinsville
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Refrigerator in room
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Travel Blogs from Collinsville
... lunch, and we go on the "fun bus" which goes round the huge city area, and the trolley bus driver gave a funny running commentary.
... yes, another DDD restaurant). We had heard that they routinely sell out of food (as they smoke their meats in house) and we were hopeful that we weren't too late - the place was packed! When we ordered, we got the last slab of ribs - to which the counter girl yelled "86 RIBS" quite loudly! We sat at a picnic table seemingly designed to keep your chin at plate level and happily ate our St. Louis ...
... on TV, but the grounds crew cuts an Arch in the outfield grass from the 3rd base side around to the first base side.
We then went to the Gateway Arch. I've been agonizing about this for weeks now. I've gotten really claustrophobic over the last several years and was really concerned about this little car that takes 4 minutes to go up to the top of the Arch (only 3 minutes on the way down). They have a sample ...
... something for him to eat, I think because its Monday most of the eateries
are closed. Anyway he finds a bar and
buys some sweet potato fries (never had them before) he reckons that sweet
potato is one of the healthiest things you can eat – until I point out that
they are deep fried, I tried one, not much to write home about and all it
tasted of was hot fat eewwww.
Up early and heading out ...
... giant hot dog. That’s one of the great things about Route 66, you are never far from a giant hot dog.
We went through some more fantastic towns and two 1950’s service station museums. Just amazing. They really captured the spirit of Route 66 and it was easy to imagine families in 50’s bustling up their kids and heading west for the good life. This really resonated with me, as it feels ...