I love the idea of rolling into some new town at the end of a day of driving around sightseeing, and finding some quaint, charming inn or some cheesy, retro motor lodge or a unique, classic, old hotel and deciding spontaneously where to spend the night.
But I also love the idea of having a place to spend the night when everything is booked. And I love the idea of not setting for a cookie-cutter motel chain because I can’t find anything that I feel comfortable checking into sight unseen. There are advantages to living in the information age. I can research all the options in each location and make a smart decision, and I’ll end up having someplace to look forward to settling in for a day or two.
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