La Quinta Inn & Suites Ely
Travel Blogs from Ely
... some of the 'voices' coming through the walls. I don't mean to pick on the place, but one pillow case had either blood or chocolate stains on it. I pretended it was only chocolate, but used my mascot dog Tanny as a pillow instead. Even he wanted to leave the room and sleep outside like we always do because, in his words, this motel "made him feel itchy".
They still have active mines in Ely on an industrial scale. I have ...
How ironic is it that my 1st overnight stop is similar to my brother's name Eli?! Except for Ely is pronounced as Eee-lee. I think mom must have planned that one. We finally arrived to this quaint town after 8 hours of driving. We checked into the Hotel Nevada. When it opened in 1929, it was the tallest building in the state. This place is bursting at the seams with character ...
It didn't take us long to find our hotel in Ely and after the welcome margaritas we stayed in the casino for cheap burgers a few bottled beers. No draught beer available yet on this tour.....something has to change. We gambled our complimentary $3 vouchers and made them into $10 for the kitty. Look out Donald Trump we're on our way up! The hotel had ...
... Wendover we loop up along the Nevada-Utah border and across northern Utah where we hit I-84 to I-15 to Hwy 30 back to Logan.
Gas at Ely, NV, 150 miles, 3.9 gallons, $15.97, 38.5 mpg.
Gas at Wendover, NV, 120 miles, 2.7 gallons, $10.76, 44.4 mpg.
Gas at Logan, UT, 230 miles, 5.4 gallons, $21.21, 42.6 mpg.
Day eight miles 350, miles so far 2,789.
... humor the boys by watching Wayne's World -- while we think its pretty excellent (probably b/c we reverse age 20 years by watching it) the kids would probably call it bogus.
On the upside, if we can't get the tire repaired, we can always head back to Vegas and check out Vanilla Ice this weekend. oooooh ya.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services