University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center
Travel Blogs from Springfield
The trade shows at pyrotechnic conventions are always color over load and this one was no exception.
So just what "Is there" to do in Springfield Missouri . . .???
Turns out "Bass Fishing" is high on the list apparently, as there is a HUGE - Pro bass shop here, appropriately called the "Pro Bass Shop" . . . . at breakfast I overheard a couple guys talking who had visisted said Pro Bass Shop and bought them selves a couple of fishing poles …
As you may or may not know, I love Victorian houses. The street that the University Plaza Hotel was on was the main street of "Historic Springfield", Walnut Street. The homes and homes converted to businesses on Walnut were beautiful. And the buildings down town and the homes surrounding downtown were just as interesting.
Well. . . the weather is less than suitable for fireworks . . .it rained all day, so they canceled this evenings fireworks earlier in the afternoon . . . and sure enough . . . as soon as everybody went to dinner, it quit raining . . .
I had another disc of photos that I did not take the time to look at last night, So here …
It was a long day yesterday . . . .a bus from Tacoma to Sea-Tac., A 2 hour layover in LA and what should have been a 3 hour drive from St. Louis to Springfield that took 4 hours do to road work. .. . I am beat.
Of novel interest to me is how much skunk smells like roasting coffee from a distance . . . or maybe I was hallucinating . . . but …
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service