Supertel Inn and Conference Center
Travel Blogs from Creston
... there was a lake below and tall pines in the distance. We kept our eyes peeled for bears, hoping to see one. We FINALLY made it to the campsite, which was AMAZING. We set up camp in a little neighborhood thing, but it got even better when we found a beach and town walking distance away. It was 10pm before it started to get dark, and we scrounged in the town for some ...
... about the first hundred miles Ruby drove. The mist turned to rain and back to mist off and on during that hundred miles. We stopped just before Des Moines and then I drove til we were almost to Davenport on the eastern side of the state. We stopped at a rest area outside Iowa City. The rest areas here are really nice. They are very pretty and all ...
... the storms.
Even though the storms had mostly moved east, clouds and rain remained, so we had to pick up an IFR clearance and shoot an RNAV approach into Millard, NE. I have done more IFR cross-country on this trip (only a few hours, actually) than I have in all my previous Flyabouts combined.After putting the plane in an expensive hangar (necessary in Nebraska due to the risk of thunderstorms with baseball-sized hail), my cousin ...
... with the kids.
Plan on camping but need to get some supplies? Jerry's offers gas and food and good prices. You'll find find the basic items you need to get by but if that doesn't work then Creston is about a twenty minute drive and you'll find a Wal-Mart, Dollar General, and a variety of other shops that should suit your needs.
If you want a nice sit down restaurant you can come into town and check out Fireside Bar and ...
... spot any deer in those woods. They are hard to spot because they blend in so well. Sure enough, about ¾ mile down the track I spotted a big buck. I hope he got away.
There seem to be more critters that wander onto the tracks along here. Occasionally you get that nasty, smoky smell that makes its way up into the passenger area from animals that get pulled up into the wheels and undercarriage of the train and I guess the friction of the wheels ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking