Evangeline Downs Hotel
Travel Blogs from Opelousas
... Texas for some lunch at a rest area...finally something other than Turkey in a wrap...tuna sandwiches, heaven! Then back on the road we got to see some the sticks! Something had happened on the main route in adding 2 hours to our journey so we decided on a detour taking us through some interesting places! At camp I barely had enough time to get the tent up before I had to start cooking. Tonight my group were preparing a Korean curry and it ...
... we heard about at both of the other sites. When the band was done playing, an elderly gentleman (a more elderly gentleman than most of the other fairly elderly folk there) did a 'magic' trick which entailed balancing an egg on top of a matchbox on top of a pie tin on top of a jug of water. He then proposed to drop the egg into the water without touching anything on the table with his hands. He accomplished this stunt by using ...
... she pouts. Of course now Darren has ice cream in his head because she planted the seed. (which she was proud of) We drove another 35 - 40 miles and I decide to try Snowshoe remembering there is a small town right near the exit.
Well we lucked out they had added an ice cream store right off the highway since I was last there. There is not a snowball's chance in hell they had Whitehouse ice cream. People were walking out with twist cones. ...
... is full of cool stops:
1. Searching for oil in Beaumont, TX at Spindletop;
2. Boating on the river in San Antonio, TX;
3. Making contact with aliens in Roswell, NM;
4. Standing on a corner in Winslow, AZ;
5, Gambling with Nick Papagiorgio in Las Vegas, NV;
6. Hiking the "narrows" on the Virgin River ...
Walking in the heat of the day and touring the U.S.S. Kidd is hot and tiring. Let's look into the "Exit Now--Interstate Exit Directory" [an inch thick spiral bound book] and find a place within a short distance, stop for an overnight, and just rest. A quiet little RV park--Pioneer Camp RV Park--was just perfect for us; easy on/easy off to Interstate 10, easy pull-thru site so we didn't need to unhook the car, and it was time ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility