Super 8 Bowling Green
Travel Blogs from Bowling Green
It rained last night, so my tent was drenched in the morning. I had to wrap it up wet and deal with it later, because it was overcast and never going to dry. The road was great, and I felt better. Once I got a few miles in, I thought it would be a great day to try for 100 miles. I was blowing through it even with hills. The best part besides the nice wide shoulder was the absence of wind. I ate lunch behind a town welcome sign on the side of the road instead of going off ...
... Lake manmade and feels it. Not a good vibe around here. A hot 85 degrees. Have electric and blasting the AC-took a short bike ride down to the man made lake-probably 20 feet down! Drought throughout the mid west. corn and soy all look burnt to a crisp!
Hannibal is all about Mark Twain.....so much is the Mark Twain Diner, ballpark, etc. Didn't spend anytime there because ...
... did not know that Mark Twain had written so many books and that he drew so much from his childhood experiences and as an adult researching by going/doing. Also his families history gave a great insight into life at that time. fascinating stuff! There were also several other houses in the downtown area that were lived in by people when Samuel lived there and found their way into his books.
While I was in the 'gallery' I met a group of Australians who were also following ...
... green color fabric to match a sweater I bought in Shipshewana to make a couple of pockets.
For dinner we went to Mark Twain’s Diner for dinner. Good fried chicken and onion rings. When dinner was finished we took a ride around the area passed the home of the Unsinkable Molly Brown who use to live in Hannibal. As a matter of fact she was on her way back to Hannibal ...
... powerful because the visitors have just personally experienced the story context that explains their importance.
Take Your Picture With The Lincoln Family
In the Plaza you can take a photo of your family posing with the Lincolns as they would have appeared shortly after arriving in the White House.
The movie about, Through the Eyes of Lincoln was fascinating. The artist explains how he painted a portrait for the museum by doing some ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed