Howard Johnson’s took the guesswork out of road food, replicating its menu in more than 1,000 restaurants. Its sign, topped with Simple Simon and the Pieman, beckoned travelers. / Photo courtesy of The Newberry
Howard Johnson's Treasure Island Resort Inn
11125 Gulf Boulevard, Treasure Island, Florida 33706 USA reservations 800-654-2000 Lodge 275 Local 813-360-6971 Florida 1-800-282-5245 On the Bay across from the beach and the Gulf of Mexico. 84 delightfully decorated bedrooms featuring two double beds, private balconies and in-room refrigerators.