United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Trip Report rkkwan's short TR for short OK/AR trip

Jump to last reply

I have written very lengthy trip reports on the Asia and Europe forums, so I'll try to get do this with the fewest words possible... :)

Who?
Mom, dad and I.

Why?
Saw Continental $99 fare for weekend to OKC. $114 with tax.

Saturday 3/29
CO Express IAH-OKC on a ERJ145. Got 12C exit row for myself. Plenty of legroom.

Got intermediate car from Hertz, though Continental.com special. $24 for 2 days. Corolla or PT Cruiser. Corolla.

I-40 east towards Fort Smith, AR. Few places to eat. Found diner in Salisaw, OK for late breakfast.

Walk around Ft Smith National Historical Site. Drove over to Van Buren, AR to see my ex-employer USA Truck, Inc.

Went north on the newly opened I-540. Then NE through twisty backroads to Eureka Springs. Corolla handles okay, but wish I was driving my Subaru STi.

Passion play not started until April, so whole town very quiet. Checked out the Christ of Ozarks, and the town center. Wonder how crowded it'll be in summer. Had latte and hot chocolate and cake at an independent cafe. Very nice, as it was only about 50F.

Overnight in Bentonville. Got 2.5* Courtyard through Priceline. $48+fees for each room. Very nice.

Dinner at O'Charley's, a Chili's/Applebee's clone that we don't have in Houston.

9 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Philadelphia accommodation thoughts
  2. 2 charlotte
  3. 3 best places to visit in winter through WV to North Carolina
  4. 4 American Honeymoon in March
  5. 5 A trip to the SW: Not rushed, do it all, perfect time of year.
  6. 6 Boston in winter?
  7. 7 Best route home from page, az to ny?
  8. 8 Young Couple Needs Apartment Rental Advice in/around Orlando
  9. 9 Best way to spend a few hours in Greater Los Angeles?
  10. 10 Midway to Mag. Mile area -- cab or public transport?
  11. 11 New York City in April
  12. 12 Elephant Man Preview on Broadway with Bradley Cooper
  13. 13 Long Beach - alternative lodging to Queen Mary but close by
  14. 14 Public Transportation to DC and NY from Baltimore Area
  15. 15 Yellowstone in the winter?
  16. 16 san fran sightseeing
  17. 17 Transportation from Seattle to Vancouver BC
  18. 18 Need beach location for summer family reunion.
  19. 19 Help?! I-40 or I-20 across Southeast US this week? (Construction delays?)
  20. 20 Baytown, Texas
  21. 21 Trip Report A Week in Naples Florida--Much Ado About Food (and Wine)
  22. 22 Moving from VA to CT
  23. 23 Trip Report New Orleans pictures
  24. 24 Colonial williamsburg Lodge at Christmas
  25. 25 Trip Report Boston Trip to BU from Chicago (and reply to advice)
View next 25 » Back to the top