Super 8 Bloomington
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After 450 miles south, we head east skirting he big city areas and rolling thru the countryside. This post is in between campsites to alert you to a (planned) direction change.
Stopping for lunch at a large rest area east of Bloomington, Illinois, we admire the vast fields and ominous clouds of an impending weather front moving in from the southeast.
Time is getting close for our travels to Italy. We are excited; our adventures will include: Rome, Naples, Sorrento, Pompeii, Florence, Tuscany, Pisa, Venice, Milan and the Italian and Swiss Alps.
Plane and train tickets have been purchased a well as tickets to several historical sights - Vatican, Academy of the Arts (David) and Uffizi Gallery.
We are looking forward to meeting up with our friends (Phyllis and Michale) from England in ...
We spent last night in Lincoln. It is halfway between our last stop outside St. Louis, and Chicago.
After we left Collinsville, we took a detour to Alton, a town on the Missip where there are locks for river boats. We spent about an hour watching a barge towing one barge 3 boats wide up the river a tad, then another came into the lock. Once the water level had risen, the gates opened and ...
... the counter and I asked, "I need some directions. Can you direct me to Woodward Hill Cemetery. It's where James Buchanan is buried." From the looks on their faces, you would have thought I asked them where Jimmy Hoffa was buried. They had no clue who Buchanan was let alone where he was buried!!! Fortunately they turned to a nice Hispanic lady who gave me general directions. Apparently not specific enough. The next gas ...
Day one went quite well - the trees are turning beautifully through the mountains. left in a bit of rain and soon drove out of the fog and gray and into sun and fall foliage. Made it to Dayton with enough time to get to the Air Museum at Wright Patterson AFB, always a favorite, and still free to visit. http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/ Check out their collection on the website. Great gift shop, too. I spared Maggie from this little side ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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