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Amana RV Park and Event Center is a large park with over 400 plus sites. There is a rally for New Horizon, a 5th wheel manufacturer from Kansas next week so many are here early to get a good spot.
The Amana Furniture and Clock factory was one of my favorite stops. The quality of craftsmanship is very evident and we watched several men working on furniture from a viewing ...
... so met our needs nicely. And the malted vanilla milkshake and chilidog were superb.
Then we motored on out west through the farmlands of northern Illinois. Wide open expanses of fields, all full of crops nearly ready for harvest. This is a land where the crop is the king. Barely an animal or a hint of industry to be seen. Barely an undulation or a bend in the road to complicate our ride, and only the occasional tree to break up ...
We left Grand Island to a beautiful sunrise. Not many times do you have a great sunset and then get to see the big fireball in the East come morning. What it does tell you is we are out and on the road early. This is another day we will be logging 350 plus miles. What was a day of traveling the flat lands of Nebraska yesterday, today we are into Iowa and finding rolling hills. Seems like up and down, up and down. . . We cross the Platte River and find another ...
... The squirrels pop up and stand on their hind legs like a prairie dog. They chirp warnings to each other and at any given time during the day you can see a good dozen within a 50' by 50' area. Looks like a whack-a-mole game board. They chase each other all over, popping in and out of their holes.
They drive Foxy nuts. He tries his best to ...
I'd like to forget that, although I'm retired, travel in an RV and go wherever the spirit leads us, there are still all those same old everyday things that need to be done. You know, those mundane chores that must be done at some point; cooking, cleaning, shopping, laundry, bill paying, RV and auto maintenance and on and on. There is no escaping it.
Other places to stay in Cedar Rapids
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3320 Southgate Court S.W., Cedar Rapids | 2 star motelfrom $95
400 33rd Ave. S.W., Cedar Rapids | 1 star motelfrom $54
720 33rd Ave SW, Cedar Rapids | 2 star motelfrom $55