Advantages: It's free and it's pretty interesting as big state buildings go Disadvantages: You can't ensure you don't get any boring nutters in your tour group
...take photos of the mile markers on the steps that are evidence of Denver's status as the 'Mile High City'.
We noticed that the building looked familiar although neither of us had seen it before and then twigged that it's a lot like the Capitol building in Washington DC. Since I've been home, I've realised it's a lot like just about every state capitol building in the USA.
The building is...
Advantages: Modern, Friendly, Great Location for the Sights Disadvantages: No free WiFi, Not much locally in the evening
...The Washington Court Hotel is a premier, 268 bedroom, downtown Washington, D.C. hotel in a great central location, just three blocks from the US Capitol Building and national mall. The hotel has been recently remodeled and offers a modern and stylish base for enjoying the city
This hotel caters for business travelers - I have stayed on both weekdays and the weekend and noticed the lack...
Advantages: A real western town with an interesting claim to fame Disadvantages: It was flooded so we couldn't stand on the georaphical centre monument
...Belle Fourche, South Dakota
Belle Fourche which is actually pronounced Belle Foosh is a small town with a population of about 5,000 and is not really the sort of town you would take much notice of when driving through. In fact we did drive straight through on Highway 85 and onto Spearfish where we spent a couple of nights. When we got to our hotel I read in the guide book left in the room that...