Hawk's Nest Lodge
How has this lodge rated in the past?
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations
TripAdvisor Reviews Hawk's Nest Lodge Osage Beach
Travel Blogs from Osage Beach
... could sign it.
On this visit he had us sit on his porch and spun tales of 66, while making subtle suggestions of who we should visit, where we should stay and how to relive our trip. He treated us to a sodee pop and quite a few stories... many of them two and three times. His advice on how to relive our trip:
"Go purchase yourself some of that route 66 sodee pop from my friend ...
... least 45 mph faster then any posted speed limit... except in town drive really slow ; it averages out that way.
2. All yellow lines mean pass really fast.
3. Double yellow lines mean pass really, really fast.
4. When the wheels scream around a turn, take the next one 10 mph faster (The wheels must have too many squeaks in them. Doubling and tripling your speed is important. It helps get the squeaks out).
As Newt ...
Lovely day, rode from St. Clair to Lebanon.....boiling hot (100 degrees ), felt like in fan assisted oven. Steve is now a members of 2 biking gangs already, went for lunch and a fab ride with BIllie and went for iconic lunch on 66... Great! Lisa got attacked by flying , angry , dive bombing hornets and stung twice ( she was not happy!!!), Billlie ...
... as it saw me. I did see a nice buck on the trail too. I've seen lots of deer, but coming from a family that loves to deer hunt, bucks always get me excited.
At night, I listened to Monday Night Football while I sat around the fire. This would become a recurring theme as I would try to set up my camping trips for Monday and Thursday nights so I could listen to the NFL before passing ...
... and out of the way detour. You want to talk about rural? There is absolutely nothing in South Central Missouri. It felt like one of the most rural, desolate locations of the entire journey. Despite the twists and the turns, I was able to make it to Osage Beach at a reasonable hour and upon my arrival, I discovered that I had access to a full kitchen and a charcoal grill. What better way to celebrate then by grilling up a nice juicy steak! So, ...