Travel Blogs from Pella
... around the grounds. Once we got inside the historic site, we realized they had a museum built around the log cabin he was born in. It was really nicely done and we learned a bunch of history about his life and family. The town he grew up in, and the inspiration for his books, was Hannibal, MO - just down the road a few miles. Did you know Mark Twain's real name was Samuel Clemens? We biked back to camp and got back on the road ...
... yet. I'm sure it's coming. I am still perservating about the weight of the camper fully loaded with the mountains coming up. Logically I know it is fine but I keep talking about CAT scales. It is now a standing joke. After 32 years of marriage the things you discover. Tonight we had " the best burgers in Iowa".Well I don't know about that, but they were better because we didn't have to cook them or clean up! Makes them the Best Burgers in my ...
... grabbed in Knoxville. It's one of their sessions and very good. Our neighbors pulled in and they have two dogs who, and this isn't the dog fault, proceeded to go bat poo crazy when they got out of the car. The other neighbor's German Shepard though to himself, ah how cute your little yip is. Listening to music and chatting about our future we ease into night as the birds chirped away. Sun fades away, til tomorrow we say, and we light our fire to enjoy a night full of music and ...
... in the coach and run to the tire shop before they close. Earlier in the week I had ordered new tires for Roxy and they were waiting for me at Midtown Tire in Pella. Drop the coach for tires, jump back in the Jeep and run to find a campsite before everything is is booked for the weekend. Secure campsite at White Breast campground, drive 20 minutes back to Pella and pick up Roxy with her new shoes. Drive back to campground, set up camp. Drink ...
Thu, May 14, 2015
Departure: 8:30 AM, cdt, Grand Island, NE
Arrival: 2:30 PM, cdt, Newton, IA
Miles: 303.6 miles
Travel Time: 6 hrs. driving time
We're in Newton, Iowa.
No, this is not where the Fig Newton is grown. (Yes, they grow on fig newton trees.) It is ...
Other places to stay in Pella
315 Roosevelt Road, Pella | 3 star hotelfrom $126
2104 Washington Street, Pella | 2 star hotelfrom $79
910 West 16th Street, Pella | 2 star hotelfrom $93
705 East First Street, Pella | Hotelfrom $123