Valley West Inn
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Refrigerator in room
- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
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We spent a week in Garden City UT. Kinda cold, so we mostly stayed inside and did some necessary taxes and bill pays and other administrative work. But we did take a few walks and have a picnic lunch (in the car) a couple of days at the lake. On our way to the next destination (Panora IA). Looking forward to visiting the Timms!
... of the condition of the on/off ramps kept us going, though slooooowly.
Other than that, I saw a car manufacturing plant in Flint with the most smoke stacks ever, I had my first crossing of the mighty Mississippi River (maybe at its most narrow point at Le Clair, IL), saw loads of farms in Iowa, drove my first two hours of the trip, and witnessed Bob master the new iExit app on my phone to find the best hotel here in the lovely Des Moines, Iowa. Oh yeah, and finished at +3 ...
We took the plunge and pulled out of the driveway. The house was pretty well emptied and Freddie was filled to near capacity with The Liitle Gulp firmly fastened to her car dolly. We had agonized over the weather reports (-25 wind chills with near blizzard wind gusts on Valentine's Day) and decided to wait it out until Sunday. Well, here we were. It was time to go.
With -5 registering on the thermometer, we dressed in boots, hats, mittens ...
- Woke Up to my car almost being towed - Argued with a gentleman that i was allowed to be there -Got in my car and peeled out -Got a speeding ticket about 3 minutes out -Started Loathing this trip -Got to Des Moines -Mother called saying there was a family emergency -Had to cut the trip short but still having all the requirements for the ...
... Omaha, right into Iowa at Council Bluffs (the location of Chicago's Amerind tribes .) Here I sized up the situation. It was getting dark but I had some time left in me. We stopped for food and drove through the Iowa darkness. Andrew was sleeping and let out a cry because his arm or foot fell asleep. I decided that was a good cue to stop driving for the night. We were in West Des Moines and managed to find a decently priced hotel in a land of motels and cubicle ...