Super 8 Iowa Falls
Travel Blogs from Iowa Falls
Well, we're in the middle of America now, speeding down back country roads in central Iowa. There's a lot of corn, as expected. And a lot of big windmills. This is likely our last stretch of country road before we find ourselves on 80, driving hard east. It's all fast food and highway exits from here, probably. Which is sad, but what's there to see in Ohio anyway? Last night we chased a huge orange moon south ...
... There was one cool thing though. They had a "weather channel" green screen and a camera and monitor to demonstrate that the camera was set to not recognize green. They had green cloths there which were like cloaks of invisibility.
We bought tickets for an Imax movie which was called Tornado Alley. The trip home was CRAZY ...
... a chiropractor.
Our original destination was Davenport, then we stretched that to Iowa City, then Des Moines. In fact the campground we headed for was another 70 kms past Des Moines so all in all we put on a bit over 600 kms today. I asked Bob if he was like a “horse going back to the barn”. He said that he just felt like driving and since we didn’t have any particular ...
... across the street, Tiny the dog, Grumpy taking out his teeth, Chad falling asleep in the macaroni, and so much more.
Erin wore Grandma's wedding dress for her wedding, and we determined that the wedding dress was about 81 years old.
Erin remembered me as a blonde little girl running around a swimming pool.
Erin said that Chad laughed like my dad, and I never noticed it before, but he does!
Aunt Joanne ...
We are now in Iowa, birthplace of John Wayne, Glenn Miller, and Mamie Eisenhower.
Today we rode on the Boone Scenic Railroad, which travels along the Des Moines river valley. However, it was not really very scenic, mostly just trees, and corn, with the occasional glimpse of the river. We also visited ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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