Lake St. Louis to Brookfield

It is easy to fall behind real time posting. Sometimes we do not have good Internet, but usually after a long day of driving, we are just too tired to sort through pictures and do a post. Here are 4 days in one post.

Friday, April 30, 2010: Day 7: Lake St. Louis, Missouri to Dayton, Ohio
Via: I70
Total miles for the entire trip was 2430 at the end of the day.

Adding 2 containers of fuel before leaving the Hocker’s house:


Visit to the arch in St. Louis, Missouri:


View from the top of the arch:


Covered bridge in Greenup, Illinois:


Stopped for the night at a Best Western in Dayton, Ohio.

Saturday, May 1: Day 8: Dayton, Ohio to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Via: I70 &
Total miles for the day: 454

This was pretty much a driving only day with no sightseeing stops

Adding 2 containers of fuel in the rain (we were under cover):


Stopped for lunch in the historic town of Zanesville, Ohio:


Stopped for the night at a Best Western in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Sunday, May 2: Day 9: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to Brookfield, Connecticut
Total miles for the day: 286

We added 2 containers of fuel, but the photos didn’t come out.

Scenic drive through the Amish country:


Lunch with Mike and Teresa in Elmwood, New Jersey:


Visit with the Rodrigues family in Brookfield, Connecticut:


Monday, May 3: Day 10: Day of rest.

We were ready for a day off to do nothing at all. We stayed in Brookfield and had a lovely visit with the Rodrigues’ family.

This is Part 9 of the Passage Across America series. Read Part 8 here and Part 10 here.

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