Travel Blogs from Brainerd
Around 4pm i decided the storm was almost over and took a walk downtown. Vendors from the annual Craft Sale were loading up their vehicles after being washed out today. Downtown was like most small towns but had some variety and not just Pawn and Liquor shops. Took a few pics nothing exciting but good to get out.
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... the tarmac road then almost immediately turn back onto the dirt road again! This time I took a corner a little too fast and the washboads were bouncing me off the road! With a little patience I got to the apex of the corner then gunned it! and came out OK. The final 25 kms of the journey was via 4 lane highway sigh... Checked into the motel then next door for Mexican food. My lips have stopped burning now from that almost raw Jalapeno peppers - Yum!
... from a farmer's yard, we stopped. We found some fresh steelhead at Costco, (of course, it was enough for several meals.) and bought it for dinner. John cooked it on our little grill and the whole meal was delicious. After dinner, we walked down to Edna Lake at the Nisswa Resort to watch the sunset. It is still warm in the evenings in the Midwest, which makes them quite pleasant.
We figured out a route to get to Cape ...
... day today. Drove straight through northern Wisconsin into Minnesota. We're at Crosby City Park, Minnesota for tonight. Looking forward to seeing the National Parks by early next week.
Have a safe and happy Labor Day Weekend all! Bristol will be rolling up the sidewalks this weekend!
Happy 3rd birthday to Samantha on the 31st!
This old town was a bit dirty and not very cared for. There was very kind citizens and they will help you with anything you need! Great places to eat and there of course was fast food... Teenagers practically run the place. All and all Little falls, Minnesota a great place to visit with the Charles Lindbergh house there and all the buildings from the 1800 and 1900 this town is not one I will ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Kids activities or Babysitting