Holiday Inn Express Jefferson City
Travel Blogs from Jefferson City
... on-the-nose for a political building?
The tour was focused primarily on the art within the Capitol. The "ranger" told a story of the state raising too much money for the construction of a new building (completed 1917) through municipal bonds; the leftover amounts went toward art for the interior. It was impressive. Opulent dome, statues, paintings; my favorite ...
... 168 years as a maximum security prison for much of the West; it has reopened for tours. Is there a better way to kick off a year of freedom and independence?! We were booked for a Monday tour, given Saturday evening and Sunday to explore.
First off, besides the lovely wooded hills of central Missouri, highlight of the drive: we randomly stopped at a freeway ...
... of the garage as we waxed and polished my van together. We plugged in the electric cord to check the refrigerator function. I had already checked it's cooling ability on propane, but I had not checked it on electric. John also schooled me on propane safety: the van is self-contained with a permanent tank that is filled at a station. Having never maintained any kind of RV, I had several questions. It is nice to have ...
My favorite sister works in downtown Jefferson City. This morning she picked me up on her way to work so I could use the van to get to the train station and not have to have worry about someone picking up my car. She met me to pick her van back up and wished me farewell. Now I'm sitting on a train, following the Missouri River mostly as the track winds it's way to St. Louis. Once in St. Louis I will catch ...
... the evolution of the winery. The vineyard was started in 1974 by Curtis and Martha Bourgeois. The original vineyard sits on land that borders the Big Muddy (the Missouri River). The original home was an A-Frame building that the family lived in for two years until a more livable house could be built. They started by crushing and producing a couple of hundred gallons of wine in the drive way of the A-Frame and then grew into the second largest wine producer ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking