Holiday Inn Express Solvang
Travel Blogs from Solvang
We had never heard of this town but we had to stay here for 2 nights to get the car repaired due to the damage done after Jamie doing her best impression of Stevie Wonder doing a Nigel Mansell impression. Please see below for the pictures of the damage done!
This town was populated by a few hundred thousand Danes a century and a bit ago and has …
... drove to Solvang, a place I've read and heard about, and looked forward to visiting. It’s a Danish village known for bread, pastries, and its European style streets and architecture. We ate lunch at Paula’s Pancake Restaurant and then strolled around the streets. The most interesting places were the bakeries, full of mouth watering pastries, cookies and breads. Again, we enjoyed the displays, but decided that ...
Today, we had a lot of fun. We got to see real live adult Ostriches. I though I was lucky when I saw baby Ostriches at the Academy of Sciences. And guess what, we also got to feed them. But, before we fed them, we had to read a long list of things to do and not do. After that, we got a bowl of Ostrich feed.
Adult Ostriches are about 7-8 feet tall, and some of them tried to steal the bowl from us. After that, we got to just watch the Ostriches "frolic" ...
... the guys at the motel what was the one thing they would do? They recommended a mono-rail trip to Pike Place Markets. It was great - they were on the docks and had about five terrace levels of shops. The fresh fish was to die for and so cheap. We had dinner at a little Irish pub not far from out motel - food and atmosphere was really good.
From Seattle we travelled to Forks via the scenic ...
... bag of army men and some mad-libs to give us some laughs in the car for the rest of the trip. I'm not sure if my boys know any adjectives other than stinky, smelly, and yucky. We won't even discuss the limited number of body parts they feel are acceptable when such a thing is needed in the mad lib...Angie and I had to forcibly open up their vocabulary to words that were not limited ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking