Super 8 - St. James
Travel Blogs from Saint James
We crossed back over the Missouri River in South Dakota, and made it into Minnesota. Plains, farms, wind turbines, cows...
We stopped a little bit earlier than expected, but found a hotel right off the highway just as the kids really needed a break or sleep, and went for a great late night hot tub and swim. We'll drive extra tomorrow.
... helicopter got stuck on a high beam so Paul operated the forklift while Tony stood on the forks being elevated up to the beam to retrieve the 'copter. So funny! Those two were meant for escapades.)
Greta and I walked over to the old farmhouse where she shares living space with a young couple, Emily and Klaus. Along the gravel road, flowers bloomed, wind rippled the water of the lake to our right and the slough to our left. Molly tried her best ...
... had the wettest June in 140 years (14 inches), and is heading for an all time high.
I am missing the consistent. moderate climate of CA. It's one of the reasons I know I belong in CA.
Tomorrow (no rain predicted) I'll travel to Sioux Falls, SD and another 400 miles will put me at Mt. Rushmore. My next known stop is Reno, NV (1200 miles from Mt R) to visit Blair and his family. My best guess is that I'll be in Reno the week of July 7.
Had breakfast at Dorothy's this morning. Turns out there is a place with Bald Eagles. I did not realize there were any in Minnesota . . . Cool. Only downside was it required some backtracking . . . About 75 miles. I ended up taking another scenic route up the west side of the Mississippi. It was nice to get ...
... up some time and hopped on to I-90. The Mississippi bridge was under construction and were able to pull over onto the work lane to snap a few Photos. After gassing up off the highway we decided to take Route 14 W. to New Ulm Minnesota. Tomorrow we are off to Hill City South Dakota which is about 520 miles away. Good news, we heard from our friends and they made it safely to South Dakota. 345 /- ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center