Grand Williston Hotel & Conference Center
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Williston
... arrival and we both walked over to see what needed to be done and to pay the bill. Everything is walking distance at this end of town....although no one seems to walk...just us. Ron spent about an hour emptying the fresh water tanks as they had been sitting for over a week. He had to chlorinate the tank, empty it again and then fill with clean water....kind of time consuming...and then we spent an hour or so unloading the hotel room ...
... out the logistics of getting them to Muskoka. We leave at some point afterwards in the car, with all that we can carry. Thankfully Ron packed his two man tent and a sleeping bag, cause he was going to have a sleep-out with Bronwyn, and there is another sleeping bag in the RV that we keep as a spare...plus he brought his sleeping pad and we have air mattresses in the RV...that haven't been used ...
... we see a tractor in the slow lane towing various farm implements. About half was across ND. We became aware of the oil wells and drilling. The farther west we went the more activity there was. Williston is a real live boom-town. Farming, grain elevators, and the like have given way to oil rigs, tanker trucks, and oil terminals. It's pretty insane. There are trailer camps all over and pre-fab communities springing ...
... the car creates as it moves through the air. We made it back to Williston in time to have dinner at Famous Dave's but not without some damage. An oil field truck kicked up a large rock the put a big chip in our windshield right in my line of sight. This will be the second road trip that will end with a new windshield. Other than the steam train I did not take any pictures today. I think Mary has one or two that she can add. ...
One of the features of the gold rush to the Yukon in 1897 was the mad rush to get there -- the cluttered dumping of thousands of men and their belongings in unformed towns like Skagway and Dyeah and Dawson. Everything happened at once -- the building of the town, the roads, the hotels, the saloons -- there was huge pressure on everyone to get up to the site of the gold find, and establish a claim... Today I got that same sense. Only the rush I ...