Wickliffe Inn & Suites - Rolla
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Heading to Joplin. Missouri today.....right on the border of Kansas.....our fifth state. In Carthage, Missouri we visited a beautiful historic courthouse with an antique cage elevator that still works. We "shot" the Sheriff and his two deputies.......so we got out of Missouri in a hurry. Route ...
... weekend...96 beers. At the beginning of the second day we discovered we only had 20 beers left total!!! We had to start rationing beers! Of course we rationalized that by the fact the we all spilled at least one! Right!!!
Most of the rest of the day was pretty uneventful, except for two more rather harrowing incidents as a result of a submerged log I was trying to avoid, and actually did, but didn't see it's evil twin next to it ...
... Louis and back into Missouri - missed the St Louis Arch which we saw in the distance as we were all too hot to bother at this point and facing going into the city was too much. As it was, there was 20 sets of lights just to get back onto the freeway and on our way.
Got to the hotel and headed off to the local bar after domestic chores - a problem with laundry and being bikers - to "Taters" - not too bad - the shared steak with Sean and salad was huge.
... we done that stopped at Drews for a frozen custard was like going to the port on a Sunday to Morelis absolutely mobbed with people but at 31 degree what else you to do. Couple of things I have noticed everything is sweet so sugar business is the thing to be in as America must use tonnes of it! I have taxi driver sun burn on my left arm. They also love cheese and they are all loud but friendly so that's ok but it's ...
... an hour we gave in and turned on the sat nav on the phone to the next destination and we had somehow got lost about 20 miles out of the way......thank god for iPhones!! Once we got back to a nice suburban neighbourhood we breathed easy and found drewes frozen custard in Chippewa which served 'concretes' as the custard was so thick you could turn the cup upside down. By now it was nearly 4.30pm and we still had a lot of driving still to do! So we just kept on ...
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2201 N Bishop, Rolla | 2 star hotelfrom $130
2006 N Bishop Ave, Rolla | 3 star hotelfrom $97
1650 Old Wire Outer Rd., Rolla | 2 star hotelfrom $100
1417 Martin Spring Dr., Rolla | 1 star hotelfrom $59
1207 Kings Highway, Rolla | 2 star hotelfrom $47
127 Howard Johnson Drive, Rolla | 2 star hotelfrom $55