YMCA Trout Lodge
Travel Blogs from Potosi
... them when things don't go their way ( oh my god I can't believe that) Hit the road for Cuba nice drive I really like evening time with the windows down nice smell in the air but was 32 @ 6 pm only started to cool about 9 as we reached destination. Two days 400 odd miles and it looks like we have bearly moved on the map. Didn't stop at too much today but had to keep pushing on. Wagon wheel motel looks like a cool ...
... crete. Obv had to have our pic taken n he gave us a newspaper showing the whole story. We decided to follow the pre 1930 route along this trip as it took you down older parts of the road and passed some old ballrooms that had been closed as cares and motels which had obviously just been abandoned as the interstate took people nowhere near these once bustling town. Drove down the one and only stretch of red brick road.....so empty that I got out and ...
... and an array of seafood options which unfortunately we were full of drink so didn't try. Quickly finishing our vodka/lemonades and and another jaeger bomb we headed on to 'the old rock house' The live band was pretty good and we were enjoying ourselves until the alcohol started to get too much and when vicki brought back a shot of caffe patron I needed to go out and get some air. We decided to head somewhere else, flagging down a taxi ...
After we'd been out on the road for a short while, we stopped at The Old Log Cabin Inn in Pontiac, IL for coffee & lunch. The place doesn't look like much from the outside, but the prices, service and down-home feel were great. We finished our meal and bought our first souvenir (a mug with the Old Log Cabin's logo). Outside, Molly & Yadira got their first chance to drive (Ha!)!
We returned to the road to discover the sky full ...
campground, and buildings. Huge boulders were lifted by the water and carried
miles to be deposited in the valley. A beautiful new campground and visitor
center have been constructed, opening about 5 years ago. Only 2 or 3 other
campers are here... very quiet except for the whip-or-wills... and much less
buggy, thank goodness! Great steaks and a campfire.... a perfect ...
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- Free parking