High Desert Inn
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- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
TripAdvisor Reviews High Desert Inn Elko
Travel Blogs from Elko
... and we were lulled to sleep by the soothing sounds of the rushing water outside our window. The campsites here are very spacious and private.
The next day the four of us hiked in the mountains (two of us opted out a little earlier than the other two!) where we were treated to wonderful views of mountain peaks rising above us, wildflowers at our feet and the creek flowing alongside ...
... crowd of bikes. I’m sure they were totally upset with us, but we couldn’t do anything about it. I’m sure they are all talking about the idiots in the Winnebago who got in the way of the race. In all fairness to us, there were a line of cars behind us following them as well. We were relieved when we finally got ahead of them and could get on our way.
We got on I80 and headed East. The drive across ...
... a little further down the street to the Elko Area Chamber of Commerce Sherman Station Visitor's Center. It's a ranch house with five outbuildings that were relocated from Huntington Valley - 60 miles south of Elko. There's an 1880 stable, blacksmith shop, creamery and a one room schoolhouse. There's so much history and things to see in this town but we would need to stay ...
... the RV park office. It was supposed to start at 8:00 so we planned to have a late dinner there and see what was going on. When we got there the place was deserted and it looked like a bust, but very soon the regulars started coming in. A woman approached our table and asked Bob how tall he was. He told her 6'6" and she said her boyfriend was that tall as well. We then had to have the two guys stand back ...
... we looked.
We followed Hwy 40 to Salt Lake City, then jumped on I80 west. We soon passed the Great Salt Lake, smelling like strong salt brine, not like the sweet smell of the Pacific. Next we rode through the Great Salt Lake Desert, and the Bonneville Speedway.
Another 100 miles and we are now in Elko, NV, with sore butts, sunburn faces, but now much ...