Howard Johnson Inn North Platte
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Got on the road Sunday morning with the intent of hitting Denver Sunday afternoon. This would have been a relaxing 367 mile jaunt from Moab. But decided to push on into Nebraska in case I decided to make a run for home on Monday. I have a business meeting Tuesday noon and a Common Council meeting Tuesday night that I'd like to make if I could. The ride from Moab to Denver was one of the prettiest looking and most enjoyable rides I've ...
... and Maintenance Facilities. I had read that the tower is too far to be able to see anything clearly so I took a pair of binoculars and my 300mm lens for my camera. We started on the 7th level (open air level) where Mary and I were the only people there for most of the time. As we got off the elevator I spotted a Union Pacific business train stopping near the yard headquarters building. Maybe 15 minutes later it headed west. We were able to watch ...
... Bill was ahead of his time, he actually planned for his retirement. Bill purchased this ranch and had a house, barns, and several out buildings built. The whole thing is now a state park and houses many artifacts of the early days in Nebraska. We came back into town and found a motel for the night and then I went back out to the tower for another look. Karen is so understanding. Tomorrow we head for Lincoln and a 10 kilometer walk around the capitol. ...
... invigorating experience to be right in the middle of the action.
They employ 2,800 people in the North Platte area. Wow!
Also enjoyed visiting with voters at the Expresso Shoppe and being interviewed by Scott Carlson of Eagle Radio KELN / KNPQ as well as Kent Winder of KNOP-TV.
... did, though). Swam for a while, came home and had dinner, and visited with the nice family from Quebec that was parked next to us. Both parents are teachers, and they had taken their 2 young sons on a 7-week tour of the US - from Oregon (and up to the Calgary Stampede), through Yellowstone, and they are ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed