Super 8 Springfield East
Travel Blogs from Springfield
Long day. I forgot the one hour difference and woke up at 6:30. ****. But a great for biking, sunny warm (60's)and two lane highways. Spent most of the day on the old route 66 and could let the bike out on straightaways without worries about cops. Let the bike scream out at up to 160 km/h for short spurts and could cruise at 130. Route 66 …
The day had finally arrived, we were off to collect our vehicle to begin our 2,448 mile journey along the "Mother Road" from Chicago to Los Angeles. Only our journey will be slightly longer than that as we plan to make a detour to Arkansas to meet some friends we met in Central America.
With this in mind it was a fairly grueling start, as …
Kindness of strangers: we have to replace our holding tank valves (one bolt that is corroded inside the valve is keeping us from being able to simply remove the valve) and upon seeing us trying to work on it, two RV owners came over to offer assistance (one is a plumber, the other said we can
borrow any of his tools).
THEN, the campground manager set aside all of the pieces we need from his store and is ordering ...
... book a room ahead of time because we honestly didn't know how long we would be driving. We would have made it further than Altmont but there was driving rains for the last three hours of our trip and that meant slow going and when you combine that with the numerous road construction stints on I-70...it really added a lot of time to our trek. The super 8 was clean and the owner was a nice man who ran the establishment with his family. We were ...
... Rocks Bridge in Madison, Illinois......quite the hike to the middle, starting to get the exercise I was hoping for....LOL The St Louis Arch is quite impressive, but we had to climb 64 steps to get to the entrance of the museum at the base......more exercise.....My plan is to drop 20 pounds during this trip.....wish me ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed