Travel Blogs from Topeka
... monument we traveled west on NE 4 and south on US 77 into Kansas. We continued south on US 77 in Kansas to US 36 east, and then south on US 75 to the town of Mayetta and our campground at the “Prairie Band Casino & Resort RV Park”. After setting up camp we headed into the casino for dinner at the buffet, which was better than we expected; after dinner we spent some time at the slot machines where we came away on the positive side.
Struggled today on the bike. It was only 70 miles but the humidity and rolling hills were getting to me today. We were greeted in Topeka by TARC. Since it is the weekend there weren't many participants but they took us out to a college prep ball game and then we stayed at an awesome hotel, the ramada. In all felt like a hard day of work was rewarded with a great ...
Today started out great. We arrived at Fort Smith National Historic Site just before lunch. It was very overcast, which meant fabulous temperatures at a location that requires walking between multiple buildings. Fort Scott was a military site in the 1840s that was shut down & auctioned off in the 1850s. When the Civil War began, the site became useful again and was reopened by the Union. The site consists of restored & reconstructed barracks, stables, ...
... the customer service is great - enjoyed a swim and a dip the heated pool thing ? Used a full tank of gas today - you have to pre pay which is difficult when you don't know how much it uses ! Will post pictures of museum visit tomorrow. http://www.kshs.org/p/kansas-museum-of- history-plan-your-visit/15465 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Topeka,_Ka nsas Enjoy the video ...
So far the trip had been uneventful. I drove all of the way to Topeka but dad has to drive now since I had a very large beer at a place called Jeremiah Frogs. The topics of conversations have been the following:
-"man this truck rides good"
-"how much is gas here?"
-"I remember nick and I ...
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