Travel Blogs from Ponca
... no protection from the wind up here, and most of the trees have already had their tops broken off by the ice storm a few years past. Camping here was key to making an early resupply run to the post office 1.5 miles down the road the next morning.
Day 10: 16 miles
We set out down the road for our resupply at the post office and within 1/10 of a mile a kind gentleman picked us up and ran us to and from the post office! Yes! ...
... cool with a touch of heat...I love to feel the warmth on me..so the day was perfect.
We walked into the Deli Bakery on the Square and were greeted immediately by the lady at the register with a smile ...
After the caves, we get back on the Scenic Seven Byway. This is a beautiful drive with a lot of great views. We see mountains, valleys, trees, and at towards the end we're almost raped by ghosts (or maybe we're just paranoid). Check out the pictures.
... realized that our map was not good enough, many of the roads we wanted to go down were gravel and we didn't have cell service O.o Using our keen sense of direction we found our way through the heart of the Ozarks and to the western area cut by a highway.
Not wanting to be two ladies alone in the middle of the Ozarks in the dark we headed to the closest state park to call it a night. Devil's ...
The La Quinta got us started on the right foot with a pretty great continental breakfast complete with fresh waffles and then we got on the road.
The weather was a lot cooler and it looked like it would rain for sure. We decided to see the Twin/Triple Falls just outside of Jasper. It took a couple hours to get there - poor planning on my part. Once in Jasper the directions wee vague: turn right at the boy scout camp sign, ...
Other places to stay in Ponca
Ark. 43, Ponca | Lodgefrom $750