Travel Blogs from Columbia
After a long day, we stopped at Columbia, Missouri. We left Colorado Springs at about 06:10. The snow was starting to fall, but it was not really strong. After we arrived, I called home to find out about six inches of snow had fallen. I am very glad we beat the weather. This job is hugely important to us.
When we arrived in Columbia, it …
My favorite sister works in downtown Jefferson City. This morning she picked me up on her way to work so I could use the van to get to the train station and not have to have worry about someone picking up my car. She met me to pick her van back up and wished me farewell. Now I'm sitting on a train, following the Missouri River mostly as the track winds it's way to St. Louis. Once in St. Louis I will catch ...
... Arguably the most unique experience of this portion of the trip – for the Reids and Hayley – took place in the backyard of the Reid residence. With two (somewhat) experienced gunners (Bill and Jordan), Regina, Owen and Hayley were in good hands. Bill and Jordan introduced the pistols and rifles, and the five of us fired away (at stationary targets of course). Shooting .22 pistols, a .22 rifle and a .357 was quite the ...
... river from the bluffs above.
They produce a wide range of wines. We, of course, tasted their dry reds. In addition to producing the standard mid-west/MO wines of the indigenous grapes (Chambourcin and Norton), they also do a creditable job of locally processing and producing wine with Merlot, Syrah, and Cab fruit trucked from CA in refrigerated trailers.
We then took a short drive into Rocheport to check out the town of about 270 folks. Neat ...
After a evening and night of thunderstorms and rain, we departed Basswood RV Resort mid morning and arrived at the Cottonwoods RV Park north of Columbus, MO a little after noon. The weather folks were saying we would have a day of rain and wind. They were half right. We had a day of strong side wind, but no rain.
The Cottonwoods is a nice park with easy in ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed