Travel Blogs from Granite City
... until 11:30 at the Cracker Barrel in Paducah, KY. Talk about crowded but the wait was only 15 minutes surprisingly. Then on to the gas station! We don't know how many gallons the RV would have sucked up because the pump stopped when it reached a certain amount of money. Must have something to do with the credit card as we used it instead of the debit card. Will have to check it out with the credit card company.
Finally we were checked ...
... to the process was inefficient. On June 1, 1878, William applied for Patent 207543 to improve the efficiency whereby a pattern could be applied to enamelware while the enamel was still wet simply by placing a thin piece of paper with an oxidized pattern on top of it. The paper would fall off in the drying process and the pattern was embedded. The brothers' pattern made the utensils resemble granite. The resulting product was enormously popular.
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... to the south side. The views were incredible! One side was the city, the other was the Mississippi River. The size of the arch is much larger than the Statute of Liberty! When we finally decided to move on and take the south side down...there was some kind of problem. We couldn't leave. So we were stuck up there for around an ...
... s home, where they lived all of their married life, as well as the Truman Presidential Library. We passed the Soda Shop where Harry had his first job, but the cold wind discouraged us from an ice cream break. The German restaurant next door was a better stop. In a brief ride downtown we found the hot spot for restaurants and night life, called surprisingly the Power and Light District. Jazz and blues music we’ll have to take it on our ...
... in the barn is amazing as well.
Finally, we went to the Finishing Tanks which is the last stop before packaging. We got to taste beer directly out of the tank. It is amazing, fresh and wonderful.
They then take you back to the lounge and give you an entire refrigerator of beer to dig into. They left us for 45 minutes to drink as much as we wanted. Trust me I had my fill.
All-in-all, it was a great day.
Off to Kansas City, MO.
Other places to stay in Granite City
709 East Chain Of Rocks Road, Granite City | Motelfrom $29