A Whirlwind Trip to Palmyra, NY and the Hill Cumorah Pageant

A Whirlwind Trip to Palmyra, NY and the Hill Cumorah Pageant

Backroads Discoveries, Bridges, Eateries, Giant Things, Large Statues, New York, Pennsylvania, Place Names, Roadside Attractions, Television Shows, Unexpected Discoveries, Unique Places, Wildflowers
[caption id="attachment_5355" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Lunchtime on a Skyscraper by Sergio Fernari - Williamsville, NY[/caption] My wife and I took a quick whirlwind trip to Palmyra, New York this past weekend (July 19-21, 2013) to attend the spectacular Hill Cumorah Pageant, which is presented by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Naturally, along the way we made a few stops.  The three day trip was a lot of driving and a lot of fun.  Following is a map of the trip. View Larger Map - Lexington, KY to Palmyra, NY and back The first part of the drive was straight up through Cincinnati and Columbus with just a small gas stop in Grove City, Ohio. I have traveled these roads so often, I think I have run out of…
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Got Tuba? — Travelers Club International Restaurant and Tuba Museum

Got Tuba? — Travelers Club International Restaurant and Tuba Museum

Backroads Discoveries, Bucket List Trips, Colorado, South Dakota
[caption id="attachment_466" align="aligncenter" width="432"] Traveler's Club International Restaurant and Tuba Museum[/caption] Back in May of 2008 I took a trip to Grand Rapids, MI and then headed home on some backroads.  I stopped in Okemos, MI for some lunch and a visit to the Travelers Club International Restaurant and Tuba Museum. [caption id="attachment_478" align="aligncenter" width="316"] World Famous Sousaphountain[/caption] The restaurant is known for its diverse international cuisine, which you dine on casually while looking at the great variety of tubas and sousaphones.  You can also eat outside and listen to the gurgling of the Sousaphountain.  On this day I had a Buffalo Burger and it was great!! [caption id="attachment_465" align="aligncenter" width="432"] Travelers Club International Restaurant's famous Buffalo Burger[/caption] The better part of the journey was all of the tubas around…
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