Super 8 Prestonsburg
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... a good secondary road, to #46 through
Bloomington, a college town (Indiana University) that reminded us of chapel
Hill. We stayed on 46 East through Columbus, then north on smaller road #7 to
Madison, where we found Clifty Falls State Park - green and grassy with lots of
hills and trees that we recognized - oak, pine. poplar, ash, etc. - and nice
facilities. It was still hot and humid so we napped in the A.C., ...
... humourous actually! There was your typical carnival food which I haven't had in ages! So I went straight for the corn dog! hehehe Then we found the rides! Jessica asks me to go on a spinny ride with her... and my thoughts are why not? I spent summers growing up going to Cedar Point, I can handle this! Woo I must be getting old because I almost lost my corn dog... that was a whole new experience that I ...
... amazing valley on mountains. You can really see why they call the Kentucky Appalachians the smoky mountains. The fog and clouds draped over the mountain tops of green masses of trees. The town of Pikeville was sunken into a narrow valley in the secluded mountains. Great location, just not for cyclists with thousands of coal trucks passing through daily. What to do? Finally, much to our dismay, we were forced to rent a Uhaul and drive into Virginia. Live to ride another day! ...
This is our first blog entry. This summer we'll be doing a lot of traveling and wanted everyone to be able to keep up with us! We want to make it from Orlando to Boston this year traveling a total of over 8,000 miles. That's more than the diameter of the earth! Who knows what surprises we'll find along the way!
Check out our planned itinerary on Map Quest!
attached is a picture of the elevation profile for tomorrow's ride. I hope to be on the road by 9:00 a.m. It's only about 48 miles but some look fairly steep. Misery loves company so WISH YOU WERE.HERE. Honestly, riding these hills is a struggle but also a great deal of fun and each one proves that I can do this.
(There is 1000 feet between horizontal ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility