Best Western Teal Lake Inn
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After breakfast and bike riding around the campground loop, we drove into Hannibal, the town where Samuel Langhorn Clemens (Mark Twain) spent his childhood years. We ate at the Mark Twain diner (where the kids enjoyed homemade root beer!), then walked up 244 stairs to see a lighthouse perched on the side of a hill. It was a lovely climb and offered views of the Mississippi River (it really is MUDDY!!) and Hannibal.
Next, we visited Mark Twain's ...
We packed up, attached the CR-V, and hit the road. We headed northwest to Missouri. We stopped in St. Louis for a few hours. Enough time for the kids and me to ride the 8-capsule elevator/tram to the top of the Gateway Arch. It was a very cool experience and a great view of the Mississippi River and downtown St. Louis from the top. (Rees couldn't come because we brought our big ...
... a sandy beach area. We swam in the lake (wow, was that water WARM!) for about 1 ½ hrs, and returned to our campsite to make dinner.
After a dessert of chocolate chip cookies (thank you, Marilyn!), we got ready for bed. I read the first chapter of one of the National Park mysteries to the kids. ("Wolf Stalker" in Yellowstone NP) Annie journaled a little bit before bed while Rees researched our next stop. Where will we be tomorrow?? Who knows?
... us via the highway, we decided to take a small road that runs parallel to the Mississippi River called the Great River Road. Unfortunately the Great River road wasn't so great; there were a few parts when we saw the Mississippi, otherwise we just saw corn fields and followed train tracks the whole way. We were on the Missouri side and there is also a Great River Road on the Illinois side, so maybe that one is more scenic? ...
Stopping for the night in Columbia Missouri after taking a picture of Beetle Bailey. I remember reading Beetle Bailey in the funny pages every day. We had a great day taking the back roads instead of I-70. Saw tons of barns and great houses along the ...