La Quinta Inn Huntsville Space Center
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Our journey began today! And what a journey it has been! The journey began with a stop in Creal.....need I say more? Excitement raced thru our veins! We laughed until we could not laugh anymore! We drove thru southern Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Alabama and ending in Huntsville Saturday Night. We drove thru all kinds of weather (ice, sleet, …
For more information, see http://www.spacecamp.com/museum/ This is a fascinating museum, particularly if you are a science geek! There are rockets that are so big that a building had to be built to hold it. You can see one of the rockets from miles away. And there is an outdoor exhibit of the space shuttle which makes you realize just how big that …
... that contained the Apollo mission space rockets, rovers, & pods, & the Red Bull space jump pod. I've attached pics! That night, grandmother Butler, Aunt Tricia, Uncle Billy, Wesley, Jared, Michelle, Anna, kids Eli, Sadie, & Bryant came over for pizza & socializing. It was nice to see the cousins running around & playing ...
... you cooled down.
We had another 6 hours to go before getting to our campsite near New Orleans. When we arrived it was about 7 pm. We set up camp, Hugh and Matt played on the play structure and explored while I fixed dinner.
All in all it was a good day, long drive but we made it.
... Aviation Challenge followed by a week of Space Camp while Number 2 did Aviation Challenge (having opted for tennis camp with his other week). As they are now both speaking entirely in acronyms I'm not quite sure what it entailed. it seems there were flight simulators (F-16, F-15, and F-18) with planned hops like in top Gun. There were evasion manoeuvres that make capture the flag ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed