Super 8 Spirit Lake/Okoboji
Travel Blogs from Spirit Lake
We had heard about the corn fields of the Midwest before, but there is nothing quite like seeing them while driving through them for more than 400 miles today, for the third consecutive day, with at least one more day to go. This article explains why there is so much corn and explains its size nicely:
"Sprawling across the Midwest and Great Plains, ...
This morning we hit the road by 10:00, for a day on the road. Driving for a day doesn't seem bad when you're in the RV because we can walk around, and do things. We don't have to stop for the "bathroom" or if we need to make a drink / coffee.. You just get right on up and do it. It is a bit tricky when it comes to navigating around corners if you're not expecting them, but it makes for a fun trip! :) We drove all ...
... with a toll about every 15 miles) seriously i dont get it. Next state was Wisconsin, very beautiful state every time we drive through it I always enjoy it. Guess what no tolls, love Wisconsin and the Cheeseheads! Final state for today was Minnesota. Lots and lots of wind mills and construction. We stopped at a harley dealer in Albert Lea, MN and i checked ...
... salad with green peas, beets, and one fantastic banana cake with cream cheese icing. After that feast, we tested out the slack line. Greta showed us her smooth ability to walk the whole length. I just managed to get up for a slight second, if that before falling off. It's definitely an addicting challenge. With some practice, Paul was taking 6-7 steps before losing it. We walked around the campus. Greta showed us several buildings where classes take ...
... had the wettest June in 140 years (14 inches), and is heading for an all time high.
I am missing the consistent. moderate climate of CA. It's one of the reasons I know I belong in CA.
Tomorrow (no rain predicted) I'll travel to Sioux Falls, SD and another 400 miles will put me at Mt. Rushmore. My next known stop is Reno, NV (1200 miles from Mt R) to visit Blair and his family. My best guess is that I'll be in Reno the week of July 7.
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed