Wednesday, July 11, 2007

In the middle of America

7/12/07 - 2,212 miles.

We left Zion on 7/05 and took a back road to Salina, Utah for the night. We left the park the next morning and had breakfast at Mom's Cafe. Great food. We then drove for 3 hours, at posted speed of 75 mph. We stayed at Fruita, Colorado (scheduled stop) from Friday to Monday.

The RV Park was right across the street from the Dinosaur Museum and a mile from Dinosaur Hill, a quarry site dig from 1901. And YES, that is Mary riding her bike up the hill to the dig.

On Monday we took off, passing through Vail Colorado, and spending the night in Denver. We left the next morning, leaving Colorado, and made our next scheduled stop in Minden, Nebraska at the Harold Warp Pioneer Village.

If you ever travel across county, be sure to put this stop on your trip. It would take more than a Blog to write about the 20 Acres of Americana this guy has on display. See the photo below that explains what the place is about.

From Minden we drove out of Nebraska into Iowa. We did not have any scheduled stop, just need a place for the night. Turns out the Flying J truck stop will let us park for the night - for free.

We are now in St. Paul, MN. We will be attending a wedding this weekend. Then on Monday we leave St. Paul and head to the Winnebago Rally in Northern Iowa. More next week.

Jerry and Mary