Howard Johnson Inn El Centro

1575 Ocotillo Drive, El Centro, California Desert, California, United States | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $53.00
 

Travel Blogs from El Centro

Lots of hills

A travel blog entry by patsbike

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... Plaster City and Seeley. Ocotillo is at sea level. The temperature increased considerably. It was at this point I stopped riding in the 96 degree temp. The distance between Pine Valley and El Centro is about 65 miles and I rode at least 30!!!!
We are staying at the Clarion in El Centro and the internet is very slow. I'll add photos when we have a faster ...

Location as of 12:52pm pacific

A travel blog entry by crisguidi

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This image shows our location at this point as well as our expected track. It takes us south of the Salton Sea..not knowing anything about the Salton Sea I decided to google it and I learned some good tidbits. I asked Flat Bill and he gave me some weird answer that didn't match anything ...

The History of Slab City

A travel blog entry by peedeedog

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... War II. On March 5, 1946, it's operations ceased, and the buildings were removed and sold. By 1961, the base had been completely dismantled and abandoned. Only the cement foundations of buildings remained, thus providing a convenient name for the area, Slab City. Soon afterwards, RV campers began to occupy the area during winter months to take advantage of the rent-free parking. Attendance steadily grew over the years, and now thousands of visitors return ...

Off to the Slab!

A travel blog entry by peedeedog

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Hi Everyone,

We are now on the road to Niland, CA, a place where we have been before. This is a weird and wacky place, but the reason we come here is because we have met people in Bend, OR that have come here for years because it's free and warm in the winter months. People of all walks of life come here, most are what we call normal and some are homeless. The one thing we find hard to believe is just because you are down and ...

A busy few days

A travel blog entry by greg-and-karen

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Bertha, who is originally from Mexico, had asked us what we would like to do while we are here. Karen responded with, 'eat authentic Mexican food'. So, after lunch today we drove to the border crossing near El Centro, and entered the town of Mexicali, Mexico. The traffic going and coming was very heavy at the border but surprisingly there were no Mexican border agents at all. The winds were really strong, blowing sand all over the place and we ...

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This 2 star hotel is located on 1575 Ocotillo Drive, El Centro.
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good