Monthly Archives: June 2012

Minneapolis

On Sunday we drove about 30 miles to downtown Minneapolis.  One thing this city has in common with every other large U.S. city is traffic!  We have been across I-494 near the Mall of America three times and each time … Continue reading

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Mall of America

Minneapolis, MN Today we took a 12 mile drive over to the Mall of America, one of the main reasons for our stay in this area.  The mall has two large parking garages that hold over 20 thousand cars, making … Continue reading

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On to Minnesota

Mystic Lake, MN We planned to leave Fond du Lac, WI on Thursday but a check of the weather found that it was raining in Minneapolis, our next destination.  Since the weather in Fond du Lac was going to be … Continue reading

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Lambeau Field

Fond du Lac Yesterday ,we took a motorcycle ride about 70 miles to the north to visit the city of Green Bay, home of the Packers.  In fact, a visit to the Packers is probably the only reason to visit … Continue reading

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The Cheese Tour

Fond du Lac, WI One of the things that Wisconsin is noted for is cheese.  Now, most people would think that’s nice, stop at a cheese store or two to sample and maybe make a purchase, and that would be … Continue reading

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Bike Engines, Beer, and Cheese

Fond du Lac You have to love Wisconsin.  Where else could a tourist experience all three things in one day!  We drove from our spot in the fairgrounds about fifty miles to the southeast to the Harley-Davidson Powertrain Plant just … Continue reading

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The University of Wisconsin

Fond du Lac, WI We left Belvidere, IL (outside Chicago) early this morning (Sunday) and headed north toward Fond du Lac, WI.   We enjoy touring college campuses and were going right by Madison, home to the University of Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Quick Tour of Chi-Town

Garden Prairie, IL This morning (Saturday) we headed back down I-90 for a brief visit to the shoreline of Chicago.  We are on our way north to Wisconsin but, since we had never been in Chicago, we decided to spend … Continue reading

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Repairs Complete – On the Road Again II

On Tuesday we arrived in Decatur, IN at the Fleetwood Service Facility to have a leak in our windshield repaired.  Since we did not have an appointment we were taking a chance that, as a “drop-in, we would be able … Continue reading

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On the Road Again . . .

After a month in York, PA visiting doctors, friends, and relatives, we are finally on the road again.  Just before we left we enjoyed a nice dinner with our daughter, Jessica, and her two college roommates.  Jessica’s birthday was last … Continue reading

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