Prospector Hotel and Casino
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Indoor pool
- Heated pool
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Travel Blogs from Ely
... the residents aren't much better. Half the town, at least is in ghost town decline; doesn't seem to be any industry except tourism, meaning mainly casinos. Pathetic. But there is an interesting historic railroad museum that still operate both the diesel and steam trains that were essential for transporting ore, and now caters to tourists who like to ride the rails. I didn't get good photos for this place, but it was interesting.
... that it has been tough for me not to venture off my highway and into one of the old abandoned cave mines. You know. Just to see... or maybe just for a good journal story. I won't though. I made someone make me make a promise not to.
Tonight, I chose to post lots of pictures. They are some of my favorites and hopefully show through my simple eye the grand and awesome beauty of this forgotten region. I hope you enjoy.
August 30th – A long 300+ drive for us today across Nevada. Leaving California we headed out east on Hwy. 120 which is dubbed Roller Coaster Road (and it really was) before meeting up with Hwy. 6 which Dexter thinks folks drive when the Loneliest Hwy (50) is too crowded! I think we saw less than a dozen cars on the road with us the entire drive. The landscape along the way was most interesting with long vistas and remains ...
... trailers and buggies, motorbikes etc. People were blasting up the sand and just having fun, carried on and on, basically just drove long straight roads not much to report, the pictures might give you some idea. Reached Ely around 5pm and found another Casino Hotel, ended up with a smoking and pet room P U they are allowed to smoke in ...
It blows my mind how much you can do in one day on this trip. These early mornings have made 9 o'clock sound like the perfect bedtime. Today was our rest day in Ely, NV and I spent the majority of my morning at the clinic. It was a whole different world in there. People were smoking inside the clinic and it smelled like puke. One woman even broke down in the waiting room because she found out she was pregnant with her fourth child. Eventually I was seen ...