Travel Blogs from Mound City
There were 2 hotels in town. I stopped at the nicer looking chain one, but they had nothing on the first floor, and I had a huge load of **** to haul into the room. Went to the second one. The room was tiled, yet still managed to smell like wet dog. The owners were very nice though.
... wind in my face all day but I pushed on and made it to where we were hoping to go. It was the first hot day I've had the entire trip and I ended up shedding a few layers of clothes. It had just gotten dark when I rode into St. Joseph. I was pretty tired from battling the wind all day and was very happy to see a dairy queen. Tomorrow I will shoot for Chillicothe which is about 75 miles from St. Joseph. Today was difficult but I made it 69 ...
... on the side of the highway and was doing circles in the road as we passed by. I think we missed him. We rolled into St. Joseph Missouri around 5 and checked into the nicest Motel 6 we have ever seen. Newly renovated and no carpet. Great room for only $50 and ate at Applebees across the street. St. Joseph is right on the edge of the Kansas border. We have now crossed 9 states and drove though 3 provinces. Total of 560 Km rode today and we are not as tired as we were ...
... best rest areas.
When we stopped in St. Joseph, Mo for the night, we thought we might find a place to eat in that historic city to eat, but St. Joseph proved to be a really sad dying city.
We ended up eating Mexican food at a local chain.
Site #22 - Nebraska State Park with site water, electric, dump station.
Large campgrounds in the park, but not very many people camping. Very hilly trails. Nebraska was experiencing a heat wave with 100 degree days.
Weather during our visit -- High/Low: 102-100 /71-77