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Monthly Archives: October 2010
After Meramec Caverns, we bade farewell to Route 66. We’ve driven the first 1/6 of the entire road, and it’s been a memorable experience. Kelly and I are too young to have old Route 66 in our past, so it’s … Continue reading
Huh. We had a fun little romp around Hannibal. Who woulda thunk I would get a kick out of this Mark Twain stuff? Now we’re on the road back to the Windy City, but we’re taking the freeway. Only 73 … Continue reading
Having driven nearly 400 miles along Route 66, we have started to make our way back to Chicago so we can catch our flight back to Los Angeles on Sunday evening. But first, a side trip to Hannibal, MO (insert … Continue reading
The enticements start early, and continue throughout the first part of your trip on old Route 66. Visit Meramec Caverns, proclaims a barnside advert. Billboards along the road take up the cry: Hideout of Jesse James. Open All Year! Cool … Continue reading
We’re enjoying a delicious breakfast this morning at a local main street cafe in the tiny town of Cuba, Missouri. There’s an older guy who has the General Lee horn as his ring tone. We chuckle. Even more amusing is … Continue reading
Day 5. There isn’t really too much to do in St. Louis except eat toasted ravioli and take a ride to the top of the Gateway Arch. Having enjoyed the deep-fried pasta goodness the evening before, we decided to kick-start … Continue reading
While seeing the world’s largest catsup bottle up close (in the form of a water tower) is mildly entertaining, it doesn’t seem to matter once you’ve paid a visit to Henry’s Rabbit Ranch. Upon entering the driveway at HRR, I … Continue reading
It’s Day 4, from Springfield to St. Louis on old Route 66, and yes there are small town diners and plenty of old pavement to chew on. But we must talk about Henry’s Rabbit Ranch. Scene: As isolated as any … Continue reading
We stopped outside St. Louis for some frozen custard at Ted Drewes, yet another roadside attraction. Their frozen custard is like a Blizzard from DQ, only creamier and tastier and with no shortage of flavor choices. (We opted to share … Continue reading
You know you’re in the hood when the auto dealer’s featured car — on the raised platform — is a 78 Caddy.