Blue Fountain Motel
Travel Blogs from Sparks
... 4 lanes to 2 and The landscape got greener with large fur trees
We went on the outskirts of the Lassen Volcanic National Park and saw some lava fields but didn't stop since we had seen enough. We reached the summit for this trip at 6933 feet so it is all downhill. At a town called OLD STATION population 51 we started southbound. Sometimes it seemed like we were going the wrong direction to get to Reno but it made the road easy to travel.
... checked out the fish in their big aquariums, looked at all the taxidermy animals (quite a collection), and even rode the indoor Ferris wheel. That's a first for me. I still get a little uncomfortable with heights, even on an indoor Ferris wheel, but it was fun and Dean loved it.
It was a good few days. It's always nice to catch up with family, and a couple days with nothing planned but free time felt good.
Here it is December 1st already, where does the time go soon it will be 2014.
We are now in Sparks, NV and plan on staying here until Tuesday morning, there is a storm a brewing here also and suppose to arrive on Tuesday. Needless to say we will be getting the hell out of here and still heading south.
I don't know if it is the same storm that you people are suppose to ...
Awesome day today as we got out and about Reno and surrounding places. Again another hot day sitting around 27-30C. We drove to Virginia City to see Bonanza and what a fantastic town. It is very old,of course, and the town folk dress up in period costume and do shows etc. it is high up the mountain and again our ears were popping as we drove up. It was around 6000feet and still hot. Went into Bonanza Inn and the toilets had the ...
... meet them for the first time. From Las Vegas we took 95 to Hawthorne, NV. It could be a very long drive, but after a huge storm the night before the desert was all green and the cloud cover kept it nice and cool. We stayed at a very nice campground; Whiskey Flats RV Park in Hawthorne. From Hawthorne it was only 135 miles to Reno. We got in early and went and did some exploring around Sparks. The first impressions of Reno and Sparks are much more positive then those of ...
Other places to stay in Sparks
815 Nichols Blvd., Sparks | 3 star hotelfrom $44
55 East Nugget Avenue, Sparks | 3 star hotelfrom $108
2085 Brierly Way, Sparks | 2 star hotelfrom $120
255 North Mccarran Blvd., Sparks | Hotelfrom $34
145 15th Street, Sparks | Hotelfrom $25