We left Colorado Springs on Wednesday August 18, and  stopped for one night at the WaKeeney  KOA ($37.35) and in Abilene, Kansas at the Covered Wagon RV ($35) on our drive east to reach Leawood, Kansas and Lee’s Summit, MO. ($29 per night)Screen Shot 2021 08 23 at 11 17 04 PM

The evening we were in Abilene we wrote our bicycles nine miles around town in the afternoon.

We arrived at Longview Campground  in Lee’s Summit on Friday evening and rode our bikes in the campground and then through the subdivisions around the campground for a total distance of 8.57 miles.  It was dusk as we rode back into the campground and we saw 17 deer as we rode the last mile into the campground.

On Saturday morning we rode some of the Longview Lake Trail and the bike paths on the roads to get there and back for a total of 18.30 miles.

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Ann & Steve Ryan invited us to their home for dinner on Saturday evening.  They also invited four other couples from their church. We had a wonderful evening visiting with everyone. The meal was delicious!

On Sunday morning we went to church service at the Church of the Resurrection in Leawood where Adam Hamilton is Pastor.  After church we went out to eat at Texas Roadhouse and then were to Phil and Linda Creason’s home and visited with them for several hours.

Trip Statistics:

  • We drove 310 miles ffrom Colorado Springs to Wakeeney, 151 from WaKeeney to Abilene, and 172 to Lee’s Summit for a total driven in the motorhome of 7,384. Plus, we drove 171 miles in the car.  Total on this trip for both is 10,845.
  • We spent $3,459.42 on campgrounds or an average of $39.76 per day.
  • Groceries and eating out have cost $2,641.70 or an average of $29.35 per day
  • Gasoline has cost $4,254,30 or an average of $48.90 per day.