Super 8 Manhattan
Travel Blogs from Manhattan
... was dirty and grimy. There was some kind of odor in the bathroom before it was even used. The bath tub seemed to have a soap scum and dirt coating. It was also funny to see lights that no longer have switches and wiring coming straight out of the wall in a couple of places. These are just the things on the surface. During our 20 minute stay we became more and more ...
My fearless leader who took the wheel after we left Topeka didn't check the gas gauge. We made it to Manhattan with about 2 miles to spare (according to the truck). We spent a lot of time "nursing it" and coasted down a 2 mile hill which probably saved us. Once we got to the gas station we messed around for about 2 minutes because dad didn't know if the guy at the pump was leaving or not. We are back on the road now and have about 30 minutes until we get to the hotel.
... small - full of nice wholesome people and a cute "downtown" full of small shops. We grabbed a bite to eat at Kite's bar and grille - and discovered our waitress was from Pickerington, Ohio! She was thrilled to see fellow Ohio-ans and cheered us with "O-H"! ...
... Saloon (with a Nancy for Kraig), a tour of Tallgrass Brewing Company, a home cooked steak and shrimp dinner (extra smoke included), more drinks at Rock a Belly Deli (and another Nancy for Kraig), breakfast at The Chef, Sunday Football at Tubby’s (even though the Pack lost) and a taste of Madison provided by Pel’meni.
It was a bittersweet moment leaving Manhattan and Kraig in the rear view mirror but I am sure it will not be too long before we see him ...
After a great preparatory week in Appleton/Sherwood, we are officially off on our journey! We spent the week running around like crazy getting last minute items and packing up the Scamp, and trying to fit in visits with friends/family and packing in meals at our favorite restaurants (Solea margs and Tom's cheeseburgers were a must!). I think Erik actually got a little emotional over his last double cheese double burger at Tom's - he ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking