A spontaneous change to the itinerary meant I drove onto Catoosa without a social break of dinner, bowling and karaoke in Springfield. And, feeling muraled-out, I opted to bypass Joplin after seeing the Thunderbird motel was gone and the Texas Roadhouse looking rough.
What’s in Catoosa? The Blue Whale. That’s it.
No swimming, no fishing, no throwing stones! Probably spent more time looking for a mailbox to send myself a postcard than I did at the whale site. LOL!
Cuba to Springfield and then Joplin to Catoosa: 300 miles
Stay: Hotel Vandivort $215
Memorable Snacks: Whatever I wanted to buy from the convenience store
Song of the Day: Mustang Sally by Wilson Pickett