Mountain Home Inn
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Auf dem Weg zum ersten großen Höhepunkt der Reise, dem Yellowstone Nationalpark, machten wir heute einen Umweg, um den Hells Canyon zu besuchen. Dieser Canyon ist zwar nicht so grandios wie der Grand Canyon, der Snake River hat sich jedoch deutlich tiefer (bis zu 2.400m) eingegraben als der Colorado River.
Der Weg führte zunächst durch das schö …
We of course had our ceremonial bumper sticker hanging before we departed Wallowa Lake. Long hot drive today! Once again, thank god for AC! This is a beautiful park. This is where folks forked off of the Oregon trail to go to California? Something like that. We didn't get to see much of it. Boys did ride ...
... ones) and put on some sunblock because the sun was brutal. We, along with 30+ other people, loaded onto a bus and road up to the top of the river. Then, we put on our smelly lifejackets and helmets and set sail on the raft. I had never been white water rafting, but Evie had been a few times. We were on the raft with a family of four and our guide, Parker. The water was calm at first, and it was very chilly. Of course, the sun decided to ...
... of the 2 hours we saw lots of 'critters’… rabbits and "Rock Chucks" scampering across the road. Not sure why they wait until their life is in danger to venture on the road? (according to a local we asked, who also shared with us that there is annual competition to see who can shoot the largest Rock Chuck. The winner gets a new gun. The record is evidently 16 lbs… rumor has it that the ranchers fatten them ...
Wow. Eastern Oregon, Idaho is such beautiful country - lots of space, golden, rolling hills in some places and a bunch of sage brush in others. Easy road on I-84 though, and now we're done with that, and are going to take Route 51 south, then Route 40, to Route 60, etc. No freeways for us.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed