Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Cassville/Roaring River
Travel Blogs from Cassville
Today we rode off into the rolling hills of Missouri and encountered our first road grade greater than 10%. We expect to see a lot more of this in the coming days. Once again the weather gods smiled on us, the wind was minimal, there was no rain and a bit of cloud cover did not spoil our day. We enjoyed the rural ride through small, well kept farms and had a dinner repast at a local truck stop adjoining our hotel....ah the luxuries of the itinerant ...
... everywhere) while today I saw more abandoned houses and villages in North Arkansas.
I toured a funky old house called Quigley's Castle - The Ozarks Strangest Dwelling. Built in 1942 Mrs Quigley designed the house so she could have tropical plants grow inside her house in the ground (soil). The plants reach the ceiling of the second floor & there is a definite ...
... four hour tour that of course took six. Started off with a clear blue sky and 3/4 the way through the trip rain started to fall and guess who didn't have their raing gear Yep! ME. The rain stopped long enough that I could blow dry before I got to my cabin.
Today it was all about roads. Hairpin curves, fast sweeping curves seeing if I could scrape my footpeg on the pavement by leaning over so far but nope didn't do it. ...
... I am sure you will be pleased.
First thing I did after unloading the bike is plan the next two days and then take a well deserved nap! The outcome was being refreshed and ready to explore the town. Downtown is a tourist trap like any other town in the US selling exactly the same merchandise. I have uploaded the pics from my walkabout ...
... away (good thing; it started raining right after we took pictures); great views, could even see Christ of the Ozarks; pretty gardens. Lobby has very impressive Pipe Organ (supposed to be on the Titanic but wasn't finished in time) and Seeburg Style H Solo Orchestrion (most ornate keyboard orchestrion ever produced in America).
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking