Travel Blogs from Grand Junction
Woke up pretty early (7 AM) from Deadwood to get to Mount Rushmore. However, we (as in all passengers) thought that we weren't going to receive a continental breakfast from the hotel. We thought that we were going to get food on our own, but thanks to being proactive by asking around! We got free food before we left for the bus and to Mount …
We packed in a lot today and wore out our cameras besides. This morning we checked into our campground and I blogged the early post. It was about 90 here and Lynn thought it was hot, but I didn't mind it. I know now it is humidity, not heat, that bothers me. After lunch we waited a while and then headed to the Colorado National Monument. It is kinda miss named in that it is a series of box canyons with lots of monument ...
... pedal go carts are more work then one would expect. We did not make it out of the park except to get diesel and ice. The day was very restful. We hooked the car up and packed up the trailer in the evening in preparation for an early start the next day. We plan to travel to La Junta Colorado. ...
... be a great ride but could be chilly at the higher elevations.
Our route actually takes us through Breckenridge which is a famous ski resort town. Given that we were in no rush to get to Grand Junction we opted for an impromptu stop in Breckenridge. Well one hour turned into two and before long we had spent a good portion of our afternoon walking around this awesome little ski town.
Like many ski towns, they were running the gondolas ...
... of the most unique vehicles was the 1956 Messerschmitt KR175. It is a three-wheeled cross of a car and a motorcycle. I had not heard of these before. With something around $50,000 I could have taken it home.
Another car I remember fondly is the 1971 Dodge Challenger R/T. If only I had purchased one back in the day, I could cash it in for some $80,000 today!
Other vehicles I liked and my price estimates:
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking