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... look for along the road. I found tow truck, camper, how's my driving sign on a truck, basketball hoop, train track, a pool. We also played The Box of Questions for Family Road Trips. We all took turns answering questions like what car would you want to be and why? What's the most unusual food you've ever tried? We played the Would You Rather Game. That was fun ...
Crossing into Utah, you come across the world famous Bonneville Salt Flats. This is the location of so many land speed records over the years.
The salt flats cover over 30,000 acres. In 1914 a man by the name of Teddy Tezlaff obtained a speed record of 141.73 miles per hour.
In the 60's the era of the jet car was all the rage. Names like Malcolm Campbell, Craig Breedlove and many ...
... around camp at night with Sean, Sarah, and our guides playing guitar and singing.
After dropping the kids off at the airport, we headed 2 more hours to West Wendover, NV, just over the border. This was a long flat drive across the Utah Salt Flats and the Bonneville Salt Flats.
We will head further across Nevada tomorrow.
... on for their grizzlys. The next day we left Salt Lake City. We headed past the worlds largest excavation, a rio Tinto copper mine, we didn't get a chance to see it since the visitor centre had to be moved cause of the winter snow making the current site dangerous. Apparently we could have seen some big dump trucks :-) I think we've seen enough of them :-) After the salt lake, we got onto the bonneville ...
... prepare, some with proper teams involved. Then there is the start line, all without any shade of course and 100 degrees plus.. We spoke to several drivers who were all happy to share their experiences. One of our favourites was a lady wearing the ‘blue hat’ which meant that she had driven in excess of 300 mph. They race against the record for their category as opposed to each other. We had a great day – ...
Other places to stay in West Wendover
100 Wendover Boulevard, West Wendover | Hotelfrom $59
- Great hotel and very kid friendly
- Luxury found in Wendover.
- Gorgeous hotel.
1045 Wendover Boulevard, West Wendover | Hotelfrom $49
680 Wendover Boulevard, West Wendover | Hotelfrom $49