Saturday, August 28, 2010

East on Route 66

Uncle D & I decided to get away a couple of weeks ago & I thought we'd be in the OK/KS area but Uncle D had other plans. We left on Wednesday, 08/11, headed on a road trip on Route 66 East. We made our way to Edmond, OK where our hotel that evening just happened to be on Rte. 66. About 6 miles east of our hotel we found:

Thursday morning we headed down Rte 66 headed to Tulsa where we had plans to meet up with some friends from MO and as we travelled we saw:
Thursday evening after we met up with our friend, we went to Discoveryland outside of Tulsa to enjoy the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical: OKLAHOMA ! ! :

Friday morning we left our friends and headed east again on Rte. 66 towards Kansas/Missouri and ended our travels that day in Lebanon, MO:

Saturday, which happened to be our 34th wedding anniversary, we headed out again towards IL. Just before IL, we stopped and spent a few hours in St. Louis, Mo:

After we went to the top of the Gateway Arch, we headed across the Mississippi River towards IL and Uncle D wanted to find a place to take some pictures of the Arch and we just happened to find this great place where we spent a couple of hours watching the sunset behind the Arch:

We made our way to Carlinville, IL late Saturday evening and ended having Dominio's salads and splitting a sandwich for our anniversary dinner at 11:15. Good times! Sunday morning we headed home on the freeway stopping in Joplin, Mo that evening and made it home Monday afternoon. It was a great trip with some quality time together.

1 comment:

Francy said...

Hello, I found your blog just flipping from one blog to the next. I have enjoyed reading about you and feel that we could be friends! I grew up on Rte. 66 at El Reno, OK. Sounds like you had a fun trip. Dennis & I have been married 38 years. I'll be checking back to see what's going on with you. Francy Kusch