Deser-Est Motor Lodge
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... a sailboat. Hummmm, makes us wonder where he is headed. We have passed a lot of diesel trucks pulling 3 trailers. I have never seen them pull more than 2 at a time in Texas. Lots of snow fences on both sides of the highway. This a very good stretch of paved highway we are traveling ...
We were supposed to go to Great Basin National Park today, but it was rainy and foggy, so we decided to just stay at home for the day. It was the first "rainout" we have had in our 5 trips cross country. We worked on the blog, took naps, watched golf and did the laundry - nice to have a relaxing day. ...
We awoke to 46 degrees this morning at Snow Canyon. I put away the water hose yesterday eve, thinking it would freeze, according to the forecast. No so, but it would have been a hassle anyway.
We got out of our site with only one new, and the only, mar on The Pearl. My fault, I admit. Lynn was guiding me well, but my brain was awry and didn't read the signals properly.
We headed north on a circuitous two-lane road with sunny skies ...
... back on the road. The Rv camping at the casinos in Ely & Jackpot is basic on a parking lot with some services. No water at Jackpot as they shut it off for the winter (so be prepared). The casino gambling is a fun distraction for the few minutes it takes for us to lose our small limit. The Garrity Rv park in Nampa was pretty dumpy with old full time rigs in the park but it was cheap for a nite. Then our last night in the ...
... rock area was our goal. Although we had a most interesting ride on the back roads of the county, we gave up after the roads got to rocky and overgrown. Somehow or another, we found ourselves driving a Pony Express trail from 1860-1861 for a while. I'm not sure anyone has gone down that road since then! The vista of afternoon rains across the valley and mountains was beautiful. It rained most of the night. Tomorrow we'll continue our trek ...
Other places to stay in Ely
805 Great Basin Boulevard, Ely | 2 star hotelfrom $104
501 Aultman Street, Ely | Hotelfrom $55
1501 East Aultman, Ely | Hotelfrom $97
930 Aultman Street, Ely | Hotelfrom $76
1101 Aultman Street, Ely | 2 star hotelfrom $74
1591 Great Basin Boulevard, Ely | 2 star hotelfrom $127