Super 8 Missouri Valley
Travel Blogs from Missouri Valley
... which is really handy. The one where we stopped was also an historic site along the Mormon trail to Utah. When we crossed the Mississippi River, we were in Illinois at Moline. In the next couple of hours we drove through Peoria and arrived in Normal. Tomorrow, Ruby, Jaimie, Jaimie's friend Krissy, and I are going to Chicago. Looking forward to ...
After we shut down at the small FBO on the north side of the field, we went inside to inquire about fuel and a bite of lunch. Although the fuel was $0.50 a gallon more expensive, the bookkeeper volunteered to let us borrow her personal van to run into town, and this without knowing anything about me - not even my name.
Alex and i drove three miles into the town of Portage, MO. WE'd been given directions to a restaurant (OK, it was ...
... in the money "before" you started adding money. So we put in $1 then another $1 and AMAZINGLY another Laundry Card (of no value) pops out of the machine. Are we having fun yet? Well evidently not because our adventure continues. Remember, we have now spent $4 for 2 Laundry Cards and $7 for 2 loads.
The owner just happened to be there mopping the floors etc. Glen told the story of now having 2 cards hoping to get ...
... 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.
... Donna was waiting by the bikes in the Walmart parking lot, a woman Donna swears was 150 years old, stopped her car and asked Donna where she was going. When Donna replied that we were just meandering around the country with no agenda, the woman responded, "That's the way to live life...in no hurry!" As the woman pulled away, Donna noticed a full drum set in the back seat of her car...go lady!
While meandering through four states today, we crossed ...