Mount Vernon Gardens; Omaha, NE
Somewhere down there is the Missouri River. Wanted to have lunch at a park in Omaha on the river. According to Apple Maps, there is a place called Mandan Park, but it turns out to be a water treatment plant in-accessible to the public (thanks Apple Maps). Since the park had a certain odor, we continued our journey and had lunch across the river in Iowa.
Promise that this will be the last pic of Nebraska.
Sinclair Pump & Pantry; Kearney, NE
I remember Sinclair gas stations back East from when I was a kid. They used to give out plastic dinosaurs when you filled up, but not anymore. So I got a Caribou Coffee instead, much better than that swill back at that numbered motel.
North Platte River from Motel Window
After a long day of driving, pulled up late into North Platte, NE; too tired to search for an “interesting” motel, so stayed at one of the big chain numbered motels. It was on the river, so it must have a nice view in the morning. Well, maybe not. Continue reading
Golden Link Rest Stop; Sidney NE
Nebraska is mighty proud of their Interstate rest stops, and this was a nice place to take a break (even though I don’t exactly remember where it was). Although Max is old enough to drive now, I still got to let him out and run around now and then. Continue reading