Super 8 - Bettendorf
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... was declared to be Iowa's first military headquarters just before the Civil War by Governor Samuel J. Kirkwood. In November 1865, the Iowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home was opened in Davenport to take in children left orphaned by the Civil War. In 1895, the city hall was built, and in 1897, the first chiropractic school in the world, Palmer Chiropractic College was ...
... of it into larger and more showy digs, as rich people are wont to do. (He even avoids using a chauffeur and drives his own car.).
The ride through Wyoming, Utah, Nebraska and Iowa was fascinating. Dramatic scenery, mountains and cliffs of every description, changing slowly from desert crags to lush farmland.
We kept thinking about the early pioneers in their covered wagons, making the arduous journey west. ...
... to the Mississippi River at a park.
When we arrived, there was a marching band practicing in a parking lot we all had to drive through. The director simply had the band march out of the way of oncoming trucks and motorhomes as we pulled up. The kids kept playing and we kept driving. It felt very surreal.
Nothing could have prepared any of us for what a fantastic day it was for a couple of circus shows - not only did we have a ringside full of exuberant Circus Fans who ...
... had a short run into Iowa which with its tidy farms, manicured farms and gently rolling hills looked like PEI writ large. Had a true prairie thunderstorm last night (Tuesday) with great streaks of lightening, booming thunder and pelting rain. There are still some thunder rumblings as I write this on Wednesday morning. We expect to travel to about Ft. Wayne, Indiana today and to make Streetsboro on ...
... we could have stayed another day to visit with them a bit more. Left on Friday morning, driving in a window of good weather to get home before it rained. Found a great gas station (how exciting, eh?) for a stress- free fill-up on I-80. It's the little things.... Did some planning for a trip to FL over the winter months. Good experience all in all. We're off and rolling ...