Days Inn Great Bend
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Travel Blogs from Great Bend
... street. We discovered it was the home town of the famous Outlaw - Jessie James, and the home of the Pony Express. A real cowboy town!
The scenery is changing now, gone are the corn fields and the grasslands are starting to appear. Our campsite is a stunning location down a long gravel road. We are on the side of a hill overlooking a lake. We are the only ones here - except the coyotes who were howling around in the night that it!
... set up camp in the city park adjacent to a Little League ballpark busy with Friday night games; Americana Kansas style for sure and touching in its allegiance to stereotype. Oil and beef production are biggest here. Wheat production is hurting from wet weather. The land is getting progressively greener and rolling, very welcome after eastern CO that had neither of those features. I have wondered what it would be Like to be at sea with nothing but flat horizon ...
We had thunder storms during the night, but the day started nicely with no wind and a cool morning air left over from the storm. Most of the group found a rest stop in Ness City at the Cactus Club and a nice breakfast. When the group departed , Meriam and I joined two locals for a tour of the historic Ness County bank building. Built in the 1880's it is a wonderful ...
... within 15 miles in either direction. It is definitely very remote. But, from what we learned in the visitor center the folks who live there are very sentimental about the town, its history, and what it represents. The official site consists of a few historic buildings (hotel/post office, 2 churches, and the town hall), most of which are closed up. While this stop certainly will not be a highlight of our trip, ...
... Rocky Mountain National Park - we could see the smoke from the Colorado Springs fire. A very large fire that has now claimed at least 60 homes. Colorado officials have also evacuated a nearby prison just in case.
We are now in Great Bend, KS. Tomorrow we are dropping the trailer at Lake Thunderbird State Park. Then we will tour Moore & Norman where a recent tornado ripped through the town and claimed several lives including children and staff from an elementary ...