After we left Springfield, we headed for a Tievoli Hills Resort, near Clarksville, Missouri — one of the campgrounds in our system where we can stay for $8 a night. It’s near the Mississippi River, between St. Louis and Hannibal. While it wasn’t a particularly long drive, it was tiring, as I had to cope with stiff crosswinds almost all day in advance of a cool front that would pass through during the night.
We stayed at that campground for two days and then headed for DeForest, Wisconsin, which is a little north of Madison. The bridge in the picture below is over the Mississippi at Louisiana, Missouri. It’s pretty narrow and, towing our trailer, I didn’t stay fully in my lane, but, thankfully, we didn’t meet any traffic.
For more on the trip and what we’ve been seeing, check out our travel journal on the Haw Creek Out ‘n About blog.
A lost Exit78 post, recovered from Internet Archive WayBackMachine; March 2011