Monthly Archives: April 2016

Day 9 (continued): An American Classic

Day 9: We left St. Louis (& the fabulous City Museum) just after 1:00pm to drive home.  On our road home, we encountered the charming town of Hannibal, Missouri, the boyhood home of author Samuel Langhorne Clemens (aka Mark Twain) and as the setting of his books The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,…
Read more

Day 9: The City Museum – St. Louis

Day 9: St. Louis, Missouri.  Good morning, Erik!  Time to get up!  We are going to the City Museum! Here are the kids at the Gateway Arch, a 630-foot (192 m) monument in St. Louis in the U.S. state of Missouri. Clad in stainless steel and built in the form of an inverted, weighted catenary arch, it is…
Read more

Day 8: Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois & Missouri

We began Day 8 of our journey home in Valdosta, GA.  After a quick breakfast of waffles and eggs at the hotel, we drove through the morning and then decided to stop for a picnic lunch.  Tiffany used our van's navigation to find the Cobb County Regional Park - which turned out to be wonderful!  The…
Read more

Day 7: Fear was not a Factor!

Day 7 started early with our final day at Universal Studios Orlando!  One of the first things we came across was this drive-in diner with famous cars from the movie American Graffiti! Then it was down the street to the "4D" production of Terminator 2, that used 3D glasses, video and live actors and moving…
Read more