Hampton Inn & Suites Mountain Home
Travel Blogs from Mountain Home
... around in the 100deg heat while Colleen and I sat in trailer looking at the view...with cocktails in hand. We closed the night with a competitive game of Sorry. Ian is brutal. Don't let that easy going face fool you! Well... we get up at 6:00 in the morning and head to Craters of the moon then to ...
... we were officially heading back onto the East Coast, and while we love and miss everyone, we don't want this trip to end!
We stopped for lunch at Sonic in Emmett, Idaho. We had a small lunch because we didn’t want to be too full for our activity for the day: White Water Rafting! And yes, we each got a Nerds slushie.
We arrived at Cascade Raft & Kayak around 1:15. We bought some cheap sunglasses (as to not lose ...
... of what we ridden in the morning. Average speeds on this road were 40-50 miles per hour. During the course of the 2 hours we saw lots of 'critters’… rabbits and "Rock Chucks" scampering across the road. Not sure why they wait until their life is in danger to venture on the road? (according to a local we asked, who also shared with us that there is annual competition to see who can shoot the largest Rock Chuck. The winner gets a new gun. The record is evidently ...
Wow. Eastern Oregon, Idaho is such beautiful country - lots of space, golden, rolling hills in some places and a bunch of sage brush in others. Easy road on I-84 though, and now we're done with that, and are going to take Route 51 south, then Route 40, to Route 60, etc. No freeways for us.
... were in full effect outside. Being hot as heck I though I could still redeem this stopover with swimming in the river (near the same site as a popular Oregon trail crossing) With swimsuit on and still optimistic I walked in the stifling hot towards the water...and bam! giant chunks of algae...EVERYWHERE. I'm not totally against algae but this was going too far. This is going to be awful.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility