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We are at Susie's and will be staying here until next week and we have decided to go to Death Valley next week. We have never been there and the weather is pretty decent this time of year. We are learning to relax as we keep telling ourselves that we are in no hurry. Dad and I did go down to the ocean yesterday, it never seems to lose its beauty no matter how many times I've seen it. We'll I'll write again after Death Valley Love to you ...
Pea Ridge National Military Park, Garfield, Arkansas is the battle which kept Missouri in the Union. It is also considered to be one of the most well-preserved Civil War battle sites. The Elkhorn Tavern is a prominent structure on the grounds (see photo included). The Elkhorn Tavern was described as a place of "abundant good cheer", serving travelers on the Telegraph Road. It was also home to a large family and their slaves and ...
Our plans for today was just to go out for a good meal and shop. We accomplished both. We had steak and lobster at Outback, yum! Last time we will do that in maybe forever but it was a good choice as the dinner theater we were going to go to had food I couldn't eat anyway. Didn't buy anything but had ...
... dancing and playing four to five instruments each. All family-friendly venues. They grow large families in the Ozarks! Winners and runner-ups from shows such as The Voice, America's Got Talent and Idol all have a place in Branson. And who comes? Middle America. Car and bus loads of folks from Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas, Indiana, Missouri, Montana and Oklahoma. It's obvious when someone from the extreme east or west coasts ...
... which was cool. Right by showers/bathrooms-HOT showers YEAH!!! Only complaint about Truman was there were no hot showers, only luke warm for a week. Actually, only complaint about MO state parks is that they do not recycle-no glass, plastic, metal, paper, etc. they offer wifi at the bathhouses but no recycling. The parks are very nice, cement pads, roomy sites, good prices. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking