BEST WESTERN PLUS Wendover Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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It was near Bly
in the Gearhart Mountains that America suffered its only deaths caused by enemy
action during World War 2.
May 1945 Reverend Archie Mitchell was out on an outing with his pregnant wife
and five children from his Sunday School when they came across an odd looking
children were examining it the balloon ...
... guys asked if we'd been "out". When we said yes and asked if they were going, they told us that it's not a good idea to go " out" until at least August as the salt is too unstable and not properly set before then.
Anyway we did and we lived to tell the tale, and then they showed us what they had in their truck. These guys raced hot rods ( but weren't brave enough to go out on the salts that day .... Although apparently ...
... Association and the Utah Salt Flats Racing Association organizes and plans the multi-vehicle events, but all event promoters contribute to prepping and maintaining the salt.
We stopped at the Bonneville Flats Rest Area to take a look & get a photo of Flat Stanley. After a short break it was my turn to drive:) I only drove 50 miles & Roger was more than ready to take back the ...
After leaving Twin Falls, Idaho, it wasn't too long before we were passing through Wells, Nevada and on in to Wendover,Utah, and then just a short trip out of town to check out (much to Ed's delight) the Bonneville Salt Flats Speedway where Burt Monro (NZ Legend), played by Anthony Hopkins in the movie 'The World's Fastest Indian', set a land speed world record on his classic Indian motorcycle. Burt Monro's 1967 world record ...
... strong winds. As I step out it's like entering the biggest hairdryer ever, as the very strong winds are hot too: 100F! We wander around the actual flats a bit but quickly go back to the car as we are being sand/salt blasted.
Back in the car we continue on to exit 4 and get off the Interstate. We first passed the truck stop there, following the only road out there. After about 3 miles the road simply stops and you drive onto the flats themselves. The flats are ...