Pontiac Super 8 Motel
Travel Blogs from Pontiac
... memorabilia (maps, picnic baskets, coolers, BBQ, etc.).
Pontiac itself is a very nice small town with a lot to do within walking distance of the museum. There is a really nice old court house along with shops of every type everywhere. Marked on the sidewalk are steps that,when followed, allow you to collect charms.
200 miles today but not all in the right direction as we have had some issues with the signs and have taken the wrong road a few times. This will probably happen every day. We have been through a few museums today - Route 66, Pontiac cars and military and have eaten in a couple of diners. Came through Springfield but did not see any Simpsons. We are just outside St Louis so will be into our second state ...
Tripping south I passed through Odell. It was a quaint little village with a very religious feel about it with the massive church and school attached. Odell really is a blink and you will miss it town, that strangely had an underpass near the school to allow children to pass right under route 66 hahaha. Rolling into Pontiac like rolling ...
This trip we are bringing Carl and Amy since they are on spring break and Carl turns 21 this year.
Tonight we drove to the border of Missouri and Arkansas and pulled into a rest area.
We got going bright and early Saturday morning.
Parts of I-55 through Mississippi and most of it in Louisiana is pretty horrible. The motorhome bounced like a bucking bronco! We'll look for alternate routing on future trips this way.
... We'll have to get crawl under after we get to Chris' and see if maybe a wire is loose.
Exit 41 on I-55 has "600 Classic Cars!" We'll have to check that out one of these days.
Stats for the day
Moving Avg: 57.3 mph
Overall Avg: 42.2 mph
Moving Time: 5 hr 7 min
Total Time: 6 hr 57 min
Distance: 289 miles
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed