Holiday Inn Express Mt. Vernon
Travel Blogs from Mount Vernon
This morning we woke up later than we planned and finished up packing odds and ends. We said our farewells to Bella and seriously considered puppy-napping her and stealing her off to Canada. With heavy hearts we got into the car around 11 and started our journey up north with multiple considerations of turning around and getting her. The drive was uneventful, we drove through Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and ended in Ohio were we slept in out car. ...
... maybe not). Flight 93 Memorial is a work in progress; but, even with what little is there, it is still a moving experience. Hopefully, my pictures can give an idea of what we saw. The actual crash site is about 200 yards from the black "flight path" walkway which leads to the white Wall of Honor. On each of the 40 white marble slabs is the name of one of the heroes that were on Flight 93. Yet to be built is the Visitors Center and the walkway from the Visitors Center to ...
... out of the servers in adjacent racks.
I also got a chance to go up on the roof. Now that is not on your typical tour schedule. As you can see from a couple of shots of the generators it was a nice view. The data center is 10,000 square feet built out, There is another 5,000 feet with the water and power ducts ready. Makes for a good view of the room before anything goes in. The building can then be expanded ...
Our wake up call was at 8:00, bags out by 9:00, depart at 9:30. Everything went smoothly until it was time for the bus to come and pick us up. There was a Run for Cancer going right past our hotel and the bus couldn't get to us on time. When the last of the runners went by the bus picked us up. It took about 30 minutes to get to the airport. We were the first ones dropped off at Terminal 1. Everyone else was going to Terminal 4. ...
... luckily weren’t slowed down by it. Judy, FYI…when we stopped for gasoline it was $3.59/galleon. We are getting right at 10 MPG which includes sitting parked with the motor running several times. We did manage to take a scenic tour of low rent housing in Columbus which actually looked much better than some we have seen in other cities in the past.
We left the interstate at 2:35 heading towards Butler, Ohio which was to be ...
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- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed