One of our big goals for this trip has been met and 1725 miles later we have made it to Rochester and even have a day to spare. We pulled in yesterday about noon after spending the night at a Corp of Engineering (COE) campground on a dam at Lake Coralville in Iowa City, Iowa.
My appt isn’t until tomorrow and we are going to spend today taking care of business; restock provisions, laundry, wash Trixie and get new tires all around for Trixie. We ended up having 2 tires go bad on us on the way here, even though they were only 3 years old with minimal wear. We never had a flat or blowout but had tread separation issues and consequently we have lost all confidence in these BF Goodrich tires and are going to replace the remaining four so that we don’t have any further worries. We were just glad to make it here in time.
From here we begin to head due west on I 90 with our next big stop in Custer State Park, SD. Can’t wait.