Super 8 Thayer/Mammoth Spring
Travel Blogs from Thayer
... but the magic show was cancelled, bummer). Tricia and I entertained Jim with a synchronized kayaking display - it was quite a lovely thing! Had dinner in the cabin and I slept on the pull out couch - very comfy!
Sunday morning Jim drove to a place to dig crystals on his way to Austin, and Tricia and I drove to Devil's Den State Park in West Fork, AR to find more adventure!
I guess the best place to start is at the beginning. I am from the small town of Hardy, Arkansas, and although you haven't heard of it, it is one of the most beautiful places in the world: forests, lakes, rivers, wildlife; everything a nature lover could want. I lived the better part of my first 19 years in Hardy and for that I will forever be grateful. I don't get back much nowadays, but it is always close to ...
... ever see the movie "My Cousin Vinnie"? Well within the first hour four trains went by not more than 100 yards from our RV. The people from the other RV told us to expect the trains all night long but it was maybe 4 more trains before morning.
The town itself was very historic and we enjoyed walking around the storefronts and by the ...
... if he just needed someone to do the chopping through the woods. Kinda funny he had the little hand saw laying in the bed of the 4-wheeler. I think I got took by a nephew again.
We spent the rest of the day at the cabin talking and went in and out of the woods a few times before heading home. Sitting around the camp fire and enjoying the day outdoors was a lot of fun.
I went home tired and worn out ... but I'm glad the nephew was well rested.
... down. "Just remember you're training" puffs David. It is rather like having to do one and a half Forest of Dean Classic Sportifs for 5 days in a row. Up, down. Up down. Up down. It's relentless for 102 miles. Day one done. 4 days to go.
Other places to stay in Thayer
Hwy 63 S at the Missouri-Arkansas state line, Thayer | Motelfrom $75