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Travel Blogs from Oxford
After 36 days, 35 nights, 7956 miles (we should have driven around another 44 miles!), traveling through 18 states and one province, 13 lunches eaten in the car, seeing great friends and family, visiting places we have never been, seeing this vast country we live in, many glasses of usually great wine, wonderfully prepared cuisine, pounds gained - too many to mention, and we had no big fight along the way, we are finally home. Left St. Louis after a ...
We stopped for a break at the Alan Shepherd Museum. There were nice displays and the original movie of the moon landing. I remembered waking up my kids who were 1 and 2 at the time to get up and watch it live. I doubt that they remember it.
There was a display of all the astronauts that came from Ohio. There were a lot, probably more than any other state.
... Cleveland (Hi, Tom and Renee!) and Columbus (Hi, Paige!), but ever onward we sped. Maņana we hope to get just beyond St.Louis with a straight shot to Kansas City Saturday.
Thinking of you (and still munching ginger snaps and oatcakes and scones, MotM). Love,
p.s. If I manage to send my one photo of the day, it'll be of what we could see of Lake Erie way behind masses of vineyards.
This cake shop is located where the old Woody's grocery store was in West Carrollton. The cupcake from the run was very good. The chocolate cake was very moist. Most of my friends really like their buttercream icing but it is a little too sweet for my taste. One cupcake is definitely my limit for the ...
... the diet. :-). The race was held at the Miami and Erie Canal Park located along the Miami River. This is a very small park but it has a nice little picnic area and is along the bike path in West Carrollton. To my surprise it is also a sight for some Wright Brothers flights. See picture of the marker for ...
Other places to stay in Oxford
75 S Main Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $75
5190 College Corner Pike, Oxford | 2 star hotelfrom $72
6 East Sycamore Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $98
5056 College Corner Pike, Oxford | 2 star hotelfrom $99
351 N Fisher Dr, Oxford | Hotelfrom $114