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Travel Blogs from Saint Joseph
Surprise, surprise! I found a couple of wineries close by so we headed over to try them out.
The first one, Jowler Creek Winery was only 6 miles from the RV Park. They were having a special wine and cheese paring for Mothers Day along with a coupon for a free cupcake at their sister winery in Weston. An offer we (I) couldn't pass up. They had a Norton red wine that is described as the Syrah of the Ozarks. They also ...
... on one side so that we can open the slide out, but it is several feet from the next rig on the other side.
After we got set up, we decided to drive over to Leavenworth, KS and check out Fort Leavenworth and the town. We were stationed there 1984 - 1985 while Larry attended Command and General Staff College. We were amazed at the demolition and construction that had taken place since ...
... wind in my face all day but I pushed on and made it to where we were hoping to go. It was the first hot day I've had the entire trip and I ended up shedding a few layers of clothes. It had just gotten dark when I rode into St. Joseph. I was pretty tired from battling the wind all day and was very happy to see a dairy queen. Tomorrow I will shoot for Chillicothe which is about 75 miles from St. Joseph. Today was difficult but I made it 69 ...
Had a late lunch at Sweetie Pies in St Louis. Excellent soul food! The fried chicken was amazing - and that's saying something from someone who isn't a big fan of fried chicken.
Stopped outside of Kansas City for the day. Planning on making it to Wall, SD (home of the "famous" Wall Drug") tomorrow and then checking out Mount Rushmore on Thursday. ...
... more while he tackled the unpleasant task of changing the tire. A stop at Goodyear while the flat tire was repaired and we were off to explore the boys neighborhood, schools & favorite shopping places. We dined together at Golden Corral and then took them back to their home.
It was a wonderful visit. They are really nice boys and a joy to be with.
Moving east, Dex has some business to tend to in Chicago...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed