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TravelPod Member ReviewsEcono Lodge Hays
Nice place to stay. Near a bunch of restaurants. Good drive up rooms for bikes. A/C is a bit loud in the rooms
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... Kansas City. We passed through Kansas City and headed for the University of Kansas on recommendation of the Fishers. Good one too. What a beautiful campus and area. They told us to start at the Oread Hotel. We started and stuck around there for a late linner (lunch/dinner). My dinner was delicious at the Bird Dog in the hotel. We ventured up to the rooftop as recommended by the hotel staff. Pretty awesome view of everything including the campus. We like to hit campuses if we can, not ...
... if you are ever in Santa Fe, and need new sandals - I can recommend the Kohl's just across the way from The Ranch House restaurant. They have nice sandals for good prices - $47 later and we were back on the road.
Now that you're caught up, I probably should talk about Travels with George part #18 - "The deer and the antelope". I almost called it "The trip goes downhill". I almost called my halfway post the same thing because we crossed ...
... an Alabama or LSU fan. From there we headed to Lawrence, KS to grab some homemade ice cream from Iwig dairy farm and then grabbed a late lunch at the Blue Moose Grill and Bar. After that we headed towards Hays, KS where we stopped by the local sports bar and then set up camp in Ellis, KS by a little creek. Overall driving through Kansas was the most beautiful and enjoyable ride we have had so far. ...
... br> Walmart and Cracker Barrel (in US) allowed us to park overnight.
Wifi booster accessed wifi from nearby McDonalds, Tim Horton's, Canadian Walmarts and public libraries.
Cell phone booster for phone calls and 3G data (internet and emails) boosted a weak Verizon signal.
A one-micron water filter allowed us to make our own drinking water.
... hills were fairly soothing. Also there are tons of wind farms in the fields along the way so yay for renewable energy! If Kansas can do it, so can you! On my way to Colorado Springs, Denver, before finally meeting up with relatives Paul and Bonnie Galloway in Elizabeth, Colorado today. Until then!