The Itascan Motel
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... the owner...the daughter had a very loud husky voice...and she had a service dog for her many ailments which she will gladly regale anyone with...and due to a family crisis, there were a great many visitors till quite late and their voices carried... Now, on the main drag, there was a bar...and many of the patrons drove noisy vehicles like trucks and Harley's... So we were all nestled and snug in our sleeping bags when what to our wondering ...
... in the forest that we were forced back.
Upon entering camp Doodle started going bonkers and trying to get under the coach. It turned out a turtle had taken a stroll and ended up there. The dogs went CRAZY trying to figure out what that darned thing was!
The rains have quit, the sun is shinning, the wind has calmed and it turned into a beautiful ...
... a hilly, lake-splashed landscape. Reminders of the ice age—in the form of the low gravelly ridges that are known as eskers—are prevalent in this area, especially near Turtle Lake. You’ll also revisit the Laurentian Divide, where a roadside kiosk supplies information.
I found this trip in one of our books - The Most Scenic Drives in America & really wanted to see this part of Minnesota. One of my "Must See Destinations"!
... interesting. And, by the way, there is also a Judy Garland Museum. She was born in Grand Rapids and lived here with her parents and siblings until the age of 4: 'Born in 1922, she was Frances Ethel Gumm when she crashed her older sisters' performance at their parents' Grand Rapids theater, making it through Jingle Bells before being carried off the stage.' ...
... for Paris (Gotta do it, man)
The other 3? Who knows, there are so many great cities in Denmark!
Ribe is the oldest city in Denmark. Picture cobblestone streets and looming cathedrals.
Odense is the home of Hans Christian Andersen - everyone knows that name!
Ronne is "The Pearl of the Baltic Sea", it has wonderful countryside, rocky coastlines and white sandy beaches. And if you know me at all then you know that I adore the ocean!
How has this motel rated in the past?
TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Itascan Motel Grand Rapids
The owners seem to be nice people. The room had a smoky smell from smokers staying in it or smoking in the back bedroom or bathroom. the place was definitely dated but had lots of space to spread out my wet clothes.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.