Barton's Club 93
Travel Blogs from Jackpot
... of the trip. Barb was getting the vapors! I'm not sure, but I think I left the gas nozzle in my truck and pulled away. My gas door was nearly falling off at the next gas stop. Had to get gas often getting only 8 mpg, YIKES! But let's face it, it's about the journey, not the MPG.
On our way to Boise, ID today to stay with Mike & Connie for a few days and then up to their cabin in Lowman, ID
After a good nights rest, we headed more Nevada desert. But, again if they can find water, or maybe they buy it, they can irrigate and every once in a while we would see green fields or golden fields that had just been harvested. But they only way anything can grow is by irrigation.
We happened upon the California Trail ...
We woke up to the beautiful sunshine in Twin Falls and stopped at the Shoshone canyon falls. Which was a great way to trek out of Idaho... into Nevadaland, full casinos and lonely roads. Thank goodness for Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson pandora stations. Stopped at a pleasant grocery store in Elko for sandwiches and ...
... near the summit and fortunately it was all in the ditches and on the hills.
The route we are taking is one of the most direct for our destination, the North Ranch Escapee RV Park and heads south and south-east towards Las Vegas. The area along the coast is experiencing foggy weather with precipitation. Not were we want to be right now! We can also catch up with some friends in Arizona before heading to San Diego.
Today we are ...
... early this am and Headed out to Reno. We stopped and saw a few casino's, played the slots for a little bit... and lost a little bit of cash.. we also did a little shopping and when we had gotten board we headed out and are now settled in a very nice hotel in Jackpot, Nevada.
With our trip almost done, we head out from here tomorrow morning. One more night and we should be home... See you all in a couple days...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking