La Quinta Inn & Suites North Platte
Travel Blogs from North Platte
This will be a two part for North Platte as we got in late and did not get to see the attraction we had planned for there.
Of course going east we went from MDT to CDT and lost an hour, plus it was really late so we finally got into the room around 11:30. To add to that we had just about hit the limit for clean clothes. That meant laundry …
... 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 ...
Nebraska did not affect me like Kansas, but the views and scenery were still better than I expected. Part of the Great Plains, the state is mostly rural with 90% of the towns having 3,000 or less people. Pretty typical, I think, for all this neck of the woods. I only went straight up through the middle ...
Today we drove 381 miles, 2/3 of them since 7:30 p.m, from awesome Hot Sulphur Springs, CO, to terrible North Platte, NE. Weather was partly cloudy with a high of 72 in the afternoon. At about 3p.m. The clouds rolled in threatening. It rained once and then it was just furious lightning. This low won't let us be.
More to come.
... farm. It was impossible to count how many there were and they went on for miles. We stopped for lunch just outside of Omaha (Burger King) (hey I haven't had a whopper in ages) but unlike VA BK's they had a big screen TV on the weather channel. There we saw the weather ahead. The screen was covered in bright reds and yellows with lightning bolts etc. The threat of Tornados stretched all the way through NE. To say the weather look bad would be ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services