La Quinta Inn Las Vegas Nellis
Travel Blogs from Las Vegas
Lazy day resting. Can you believe we're nearly at the end of Route 66? Had a fab day totally chilled out. It's Monday so a lot quieter. Lie in - Breakfast at 9.30. And then.... MGM Roller coaster ride in the heart of Vegas . Crazy. We did the front seats. OMG. We're really too old for this... But it's great fun. it's true... We never grow up. Sorry kids. The hotel had a lazy river and, many other pools- lost count. So, ...
... City, we had French toast with bacon and maple syrup yum! Now with full bellies we head to Hoover Dam and walk across the bridge to get a front on view which is something else and even though the day is overcast we get some good shots. Now on to the Grand Canyon. Our bus driver is great and tells us all the things to not waste money on and points out interesting things along the way. Then he decides to tell us about the dangers of the GC before we get ...
... on first. Spotted our first elk. We thought it was a statue until it wiggled it’s ear – very cute.
Dumped our gear at Yavipau Lodge and then hopped on the bikes and immediately headed for the rim to have a look at what all the fuss is about. Absolutely staggering! None of the picture you see do it justice.
Spotted a young elk complete with little antlers - very ...
... and Paul had a pulled pork chili sandwich, which got the better of him and he left some - I am not sure I have ever seen that happen, we had starters, which were massive and I don't think I would do that again. I liked my sandwich, but I prefer the pork, good to know for next time. Ater the meal, we went out on the balcony and enjoyed the view of the strip, Harrison was impressed with it all lit up. We headed back to the room and the boys were knackered, so another early ...
... and queued for a short amount of time. It was a pretty awesome rollercoaster that went through the hotel at the end. It had a series of loops and unpredicting turns, I’d say it was worth the fee.
Once walking back we were stopped by the same rep Mary who asked us about the bar crawl. We decided to go for it we got even more discount after I asked for an extra 5 dollars off. We went in and signed up and got the list of where to meet etc. We then went to a burger place ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility