Travel Blogs from Arkansas City
We left Blackwell Wed morning Sept 11, 2013 north on I-35. 50 miles outside Olathe, KS our van started acting sluggish, couldn't run air conditioner. We drove to closest Honda dealer which was in Olathe. Found out we had a valve spool went bad. Could not find the part any where in KC area so had to have it shipped overnight. We had a rental 2014 Dodge Ram to drive around till morn. We got a hotel room & just relaxed. They had van fixed by 10:00 ...
It felt strange as we drove south from Cheyenne into Colorado. As we approached the suburbs of Denver the traffic picked up, then more and more houses, stores and restaurants until they seemed to form a wall along both sides of the road. The interstate widened to three lanes, then four, and the cars and trucks seemed to pack themselves together as we drove slower and slower. It began to feel almost claustrophobic after three months in the wide ...
We left La Junta, Colorado today at 8:30am. Not a very nice town. Very run down. But it was right off the highway 50. It was a gorgeous morning. Scenery was flat at times or gentle little hills in fields. Soon we saw lots of corn fields. At lunch, we stopped for lunch in a parking lot for what looked like an abandoned gas station. As we eat in the parking lot a ...
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness? (Rousseau) We began the day at the little sad Country Inn in Caldwell. This is the first day in eight or more days that we are able to wear shorts. Winds out of the south, but bearable. We headed East towards Arkansas City. Ark City to the locals. The Kansas roads were smooth and great to ride on. Minimal shoulder, but courteous traffic. Ark City is beautiful, with brick streets everywhere. Old beautiful buildings. ...
... with his quad muscles. It's a reminder to us all of how vulnerable we are to ailments. My quads and hamstrings are now so tight they could ping any time. After lunch Dr Tom and Christian have to keep slowing for us but we make it through another day. We wonder if Trek Dave is trying to tell us something as our room for the night is 114 and has a plaque on the door saying "designed specially for the handicapped".
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility