Super 8 Charles City
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Multilingual staff
- Non-smoking hotel
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Travel Blogs from Charles City
Left Cousin Larry's house about 8 am and crossed the Wisconsin border in under 30 minutes on the back roads. 1st stop was Twin Lakes on the Wisconsin border. One of my favorite John Prine songs "Lake Marie" is based on these lakes (although Lake Marie is really called Lake Mary). Here I am "standing by peaceful waters".
A nice sunny warm day in Chicago. We spent all day in the parks, coffee shops and a pub. Everywhere we went there were buskers. Full bands with drum kits, bass and lead guitars, trumpets etc. and they are really GOOD! We caught the El to find the greyhound station (without luggage) as we would need it tonight (blue line, alight at Clinton station btw) . Took some sunny pictures to replace the ...
So on Thursday mid-afternoon we finally made it to Mason City and got settled into the campground. Plan to spend several days here visiting family and poking around. Already we've been to the new craft beer shop in MC called Mason City Brewing. There's another in Clear Lake that is only open weekend evenings, so we'll try to make ...
Who would imagine that two side-by-side Iowa towns would enjoy fame because of two musicians? Mason City because Meredith Willson was born there, and Clear Lake because Buddy Holly died there.
We began our day by heading to Clear Lake to see the Surf Ballroom, where Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper had their last show. The mid-century design ...
When we told folks in Minnesota that we were headed to Iowa next, every single one of them asked why. Many suggested other places we might like better, all in Minnesota, of course. But after a fabulous breakfast on Grand Ave. in St. Paul and moments of imagining our lives there in that wonderful city, we headed south toward our destination: Mason City, Iowa.
The reason we picked Mason City for ...