08:44 Motel check out and headed towards Graceland. Started on I-40 W, but used
“Marianne”, our GPS to guide us in the right direction. Worked perfectly!
09:22 Arrived at Graceland, Memphis
11:55 After 2 ½ hour sight-seeing, departed from Graceland
12:10 Arrived at the Arkansas boarder on I-40 W
14:52 Way overdue for lunch! Took the first and the “best” at an exit close to Little Rock, AR. Ate at Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen.
17:30 Pit stop in Fort Smith, AR, right on border to Oklahoma.
17:48 Entered Oklahoma, Cherokee State, on I-40 W
20:10 Pit stop on I-40 W approximately one hour east of Oklahoma City. Storm
20:30 Full stop on I-40 W due to hailstorm, lightening, and two small tornados.
20:35 Shelter under bridge for approximately 30-40 minutes.
21:10 Arrived at Best Western Plus Midwest City Inn & Suites
Total travel distance: 528 miles (845 km)
Total travel time: 10 hours 15minutes (including ~ 1:15min breaks)
22:30 Dinner at the local Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill in Midwest City, OK