TripAdvisor Reviews Nevada Crossing West Wendover
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... power from 9:30 pm to 6 am the following morning for some kind of maintenance work. Worse, the time had changed when we entered Nevada and our clocks were of course one hour behind. So -- when I dashed out to use the McDonalds washroom , I sadly found the doors locked! Boo hoo...
Luckily, this is a casino town and right across the street was one with its lights all ablaze. I was delighted to know that it ...
... west of Magna. You can even make out the picture of the little girl from the highway!
* that brings us to the biggest surprise: the Great Salt Lake leads to the Salt Flats. These are shown in the photos. Looks like snow, doesn't it? But it's just salt! A whole lot of salt! Wanna know how we're absolutely positive? We tasted it! Joi was not exactly a fan of doing this, but she felt ...
... an awesome experience! LOVED it up. LOVED the place. And the drive coming away from the flats towards Salt Lake City is just as good, stunning white landscape surrounding you, with the backdrop of mountains and lakes. For the first time, I understood what a mirage would look like, as we looked over the landscape the mountain seemed to be floating. I think it's actually called the floating island because it appears to " float" above ...
... hill into the unknown. In the desert we've seen the mirage of water on the road ahead in the heat of the day, and with all of that in mind, Mark and I gradually leaned over the dashboard trying to work out what was happening to the road ahead as we rapidly approached. A few hundred yards away we agreed - the road was heading straight into a ...
... driving on the I-80, we are starting to experience major wind gusts, up to the point where it feels like a full blown gale. The salt flats apparently have a lot of dust on them too, as the sky is completely grey/brown with it. A couple of times the visibility is reduced to less than 1000ft.
We first came across a rest area in the middle of nowhere so we decided to get out and look around for a bit. As soon as I open the car door it is almost ripped from my hand ...
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