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
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Very hot. Garmin read 42•c in sun. Pretty canyon pass and surrounded by mountains which were snow capped. Long roads and more I80. Feel I earned the Dairy Queen stop and one ice cream was not enough. Had to at least try the milkshake. Then one flavour of milkshake was not enough. Uh oh I think it's turning into an addiction... Casino for dinner. Early bed as back to back century days coming ...
... 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 ...
... 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 got out of the car I instantly realized we had 2 inexperienced backpackers with us. PAC man had just upgraded from a 15 year old external frame, and didn't know how to fit his pack, while jimmy joe looked like a pack mule with giant gear strapped on all over the outside of his pack. I didn't worry to much about it. Itswas going to be a learning experience that would hopefully be an adventure. I just didn't know at that time just how true that statement was about ...
... 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 ...