Super 8 Mt Vernon
Travel Blogs from Mount Vernon
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Leaving the casino campground we headed south on US 75 and then east on I 70 to Kansas City, Kansas and onto Kansas City, Missouri, we only passed through as we did not have a reason to stop. We continued on US Rt. 24 to the "Harry S. Truman National ...
The van is loaded, tanks are full, and I'm ready to head back to Portland, OR. Thanks to Jen and Jeff for letting me stay so long. We had a good visit. I enjoyed the time I spent with Sarah and Mike, Brenda, Linda, Chewy and Diamond, Amy and Atlas, The Weiss Family, Nancy and Jim, Kary and Emily, Anne, Zorro and Lola ...
My favorite childhood memories involve camping on the banks of the Current River, so it is no wonder that I finally made the decision to buy a van that is suited for my style of camping. I have felt excited about fixing my space and making it my own. I have The Lewis and Clark Chronicles on audiobook. We shall travel together. I almost ready to set ...
I arrive at 12am...this Motel 6 is a little creepy...haggard front desk attendant, dudes lurking from the 2nd floor balcony, girls waiting in a junky car, black cockroaches on the sidewalk. I'm annoyed that the dudes are watching me get things out of my packed car. I keep saying to myself -- you're only here for 1 night! I purposely auto-lock my car doors and give them the 'DON'T MESS WITH ME' stare down...thankfully Vannah is my ...
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 ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking