Super 8 Dixon
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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The last two and one half hours of our trip was the closest to silence we discovered the entire vacation. The night was no longer young and our eyelids heavy when nearing Bureau County. As we slowed for the approaching intersection of Route 40 and Highway 92 a field east of the road had been overtaken by a couple dozen deer. Lorraine’s headlights shone perfectly on their large brown bodies approaching the ditch. My ...
So we had a quick camper breakfast and got on the road at 9:00 am. As expected, it's flat farmlands but not as flat as we all imagined. Still beautiful. The Heartlands of America.
Some rough weather in Illinois. Glad to be out of that state for several reasons. Finally made it to Iowa where there was lots of corn and even more windmill farms.
Quick stop for ...
... in Dunlap, IL for gas, we got a little side-tracked near Peoria when I confronted Jessica’s GPS (Gertrude) about a wrong turn. Only five minutes of our travel time were lost. A little over an hour later we were pulling into the parking lot of the hotel in Springfield where my mom was staying after visiting family. We hung around her room for an hour, snacking on cheese and crackers and watching the Lifetime Movie Network. Mom walked us to the front doors as we ...
... the lot only to find out that Becky, the show's aerialist, had been in an accident with the truck and trailer she drove...a woman in a car cut her off at the last second and her vehicle jack-knifed as she tried to avoid hitting the car. Becky's okay, but the truck isn't salvageable, so our mechanics are spending part of their day off stripping the truck of anything they need and junking it and the musicians are testing their equipment (which had been in the trailer) to see if it ...
... to see Al's dog, Ella, who had some pretty serious health issue a month ago, but was recovering nicely.
After stopping in a few more shops, we left the downtown to Al and drove out to a few other pockets of town that we hadn't hit yesterday. By 11:45a, we had done everything we could so we met up with Al at Ziggie's, a local diner near the fairgrounds, for lunch. There were a couple of families eating near us, so when we were done, ...