Super 8 Russell
Travel Blogs from Russell
It is amazing how a phone can cause so much annoyance. It's always in the pocket when driving and of course it rings and the weaving commences. The obnoxious ringtone always goes off at the wrong times and is never silenced in a reasonable amount if time. The good news is that the school with terrible steps now has an elevator so we didn't have to break our backs and spill books ...
... a few farms.
This byway wound through the countryside over back roads, Rt. 4 and Rt.
141; we then headed west on Rt. 140 to Ellsworth, north on Rt. 14 to I-70, then
west to exit 184 and the town of Russell.
We are staying at the “Triple J Campground”, a small campground without
any amenities, but for one night it will be fine. For most of the day it ...
... mile. We've reached the Wild West with big open spaces and never ending dead straight roads. It's kind of exciting to be out here and it really does look like you are driving into an old western movie. Not sure our minivan quite fits in but hey it's done us proud so far. Tomorrow it's on to the red rock regions of Colorado. I'm sure we will continue to be impressed by the diversity of scenery we come across. So it's onward and upward to the American Rocky Mountains. Bec ...
... As a kid I remember seeing the Rockies from 50 miles away . . . That must be heading west on I-80. Today was different . . . The change was more subtle, clearing one range of mountains revealed the next bigger sized mountains. The higher I got the colder it got. I am not sure what the temp was but I did stop to put on my rain pants, another thermal shirt and sweatshirt and hook ...
... br> The auction was a lively, fast moving morning that lasted into the afternoon. We came home with some family memorabilia including an antique bottle opener from the New Oil Co. and a variety of Bob Dole election pins from his bid for senator and president. Bob is a cousin of ours several times removed.
Happy with our newly acquired treasures and family get togethers, we're moving on to Kansas City to visit with two grandsons, Austin & Cory.
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking