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St. Louis/Fall Foliage Roadtrip
Trip Summaries

DAY ONE SUMMARY
Wednesday, October 19, 2005

For the first time this year, Day One of a major roadtrip had good weather all around. Skies were sunny for most of the day. I drove 340 miles from Oklahoma City to Springfield, Missouri. I left for Springfield immediately after my last class ended before fall break. I made it to Springfield in time for church services that night at the Berean Baptist Church. It was a great time of preaching and fellowship with the nice people there. I felt right at home!

Day One Log:
Departed Home (Oklahoma City, OK) - 9:30 AM; mile 107,467
7-11 (Edmond, OK) - Gas - 10:03 AM; mile 107,494
University of Central Oklahoma (Edmond, OK) - Classes - 10:10-12:54 AM; mile 107,495
McDonald's (Vinita, OK) - Break - 3:21 PM; mile 107,661
Arrived Holiday Inn (Springfield, MO) - 5:17 PM; mile 107,787

DAY TWO SUMMARY
Thursday, October 20, 2005

The weather forecast called for scattered showers and thunderstorms, but thankfully, they stayed away on this day. It was mostly cloudy for a good part of the day, though. As for the driving, I drove 623 miles from Springfield to St. Louis, then south to Jonesboro, Arkansas.

Day Two Log:
Departed Holiday Inn (Springfield, MO) - 7:33 AM; mile 107,797
McDonald's (Springfield, MO) - Breakfast - 7:38-7:53 AM; mile 107,797
Delano (St. James, MO) - Break - 9:41 AM; mile 107,918
Quik Trip (Spanish Lake, MO) - Gas - 1:06 PM; mile 108,122
Missorui Welcome Center (St. Louis, MO) - 2:02 PM; mile 108,159
Conoco (Bonne Terre, MO) - Break - 3:21 PM; mile 108,243
Arrived Holiday Inn Express (Jonesboro, AR) - 6:26 PM; mile 108,420

DAY THREE SUMMARY
Friday, October 21, 2005

The skies were cloudy all day, which played tricks with most of the pictures. The pictures from this day may be some of the worst non-rain pictures ever. But I did drive 556 miles from Jonesboro to McAlester, Oklahoma, with zero of the miles on interstates.

Day Three Log:
Departed Holiday Inn Express (Jonesboro, AR) - 7:33 AM; mile 108,420
Citgo (Hoxie, AR) - Gas - 8:08 AM; mile 108,449
Valero (Hot Springs, AR) - Gas - 2:41 PM; mile 108,772
Arrived Best Western (McAlester, OK) - 6:41 PM; mile 108,976

DAY FOUR SUMMARY
Saturday, October 22, 2005

It was the quickest major roadtrip day ever. I drove 133 miles from McAlester to Oklahoma City in 2 hours and 13 minutes. That is all.

Day Four Log:
Departed Best Western (McAlester, OK) - 7:31 AM; mile 108,982
Arrived Oklahoma City, OK - 9:44 AM; mile 109,115

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Missouri:
Interstate 44 | Interstate 55 | Interstate 64 | Interstate 70 | Interstate 170 | Interstate 270 | U.S. 40 | U.S. 67 | Missouri 367

Illinois:
Interstate 270 | U.S. 67 | Illinois 140 | Illinois 255

Arkansas:
U.S. 49 | U.S. 62 | U.S. 63 | U.S. 67 | U.S. 71 | U.S. 270 | Arkansas 7 | Arkansas 88 | Arkansas 135

Page created: July 05, 2005
Last updated: October 22, 2005