Today I started a little behind the norm, as I slept in for an extra hour. I did not sleep as well as I would have liked, so I ignored the alarm! The room was not one of the better places I have experienced on this trip, and since there was no phone in the room, I did not get to submit my daily commentary. I finally did get on my way and continued east on Route 30. It was very cold again this morning, but I am getting adjusted to it!
I spent the first couple of hours getting through the traffic and cities that support the Chicago region. Finally, after crossing into Indiana, I started to get away from the majority of the traffic. I was able to see several towns enroute, and after my arrival in Ohio, was able to follow the old Lincoln Highway, as signs were posted indicating the path. I was glad the road was posted, as it provided for an interesting drive. I followed the old way until I was east of Mansfield, Ohio. The sun had set (another spectacular sunset) so I got on the new Route 30, then North on Route 77, until I reached North Canton, Ohio. My back roads tour is complete, or should I say, temporarily over. I plan on continuing back road journeys for a long time!
Routes traveled today: 30 - 77
Tomorrow I plan on spending some time with my brother and some friends. As always, thank you for visiting. Sunday, I continue my journey to New England with a visit to my sister and family in Connecticut. See you later...Igor
Hotel: Motel 6, North Canton, Ohio
Not far from New Lenox, I crossed into Indiana!
As I said, this part of the journey involved more driving, as I actually had plans to visit family and friends, my first "scheduled" plans since my departure 23 days earlier. This is my entrance into Ohio!
Just in case the first one did not work!
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