Super 8 Jacksonville
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... most of all) friendly Midwesterners. Everyone in Springfield seemed to be genuinely nice and happy.
Springfield’s center is dominated by the state capitol building, a mix of neoclassical and Victorian styles that has the distinction of having the tallest (although not the largest) state capitol dome in the U.S. I usually try to visit state capitol buildings in my travels across the U.S. (and provincial ones in Canada too) because I used ...
Not a bad run compared to tomorrows trip - as we arrived early and before we could book in we went into down town Springfield and visited The Abraham Lincoln Museum - they may only have a short past compared to ours but they are very good at presenting it ! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springfiel d,_Illinois http://www.visit-springfieldillinois.co m/Lincoln/Museum/ Glad we made the visit - especially as the Motel was out of the way, although clean and comfortable I wasn't ...
... two different versions of Route 66. I continued through Sherman and into the north side of the state capital Springfield. Without stopping in Springfield I took the 1930s route which leaves town using 4 miles of I-55 before becoming the frontage road to the interstate. Litchfield is the largest of the towns on the 1930s route south of Springfield and contains one of the few remaining drive-in theatres ...
... It was still in business, but wasnt open when we were there, which was a shame. But, we pulled our car into the carpark and pretended we were watching it anyway (sad I know!).
We then set off to see the best thing so far, the Cozy Dog Drive In. It had been on Route 66 since 1949 and was still going strong. We were determined to find it. It said in our book that it was in Springfield, so he headed on through and then looked ...
... a nice easy river and we paddled around for a while and then went back to the “swimming hole” and played there and sat on the river bank with our feet in the water watching the families play. As a kid, my family moved around so much we never had a “swimming hole”; but this place is exactly what I would have pictured. It was fun watching the little kids play in the water and mom and dad and the grandparents sitting up on the river bank just hanging out. It ...