Oak Tree Inn - Elko
Travel Blogs from Elko
This is the third leg of my trip and was fairly boring because of the terrain and the fog covered mountains most of the way. I did get to go through Reno and Carson City. The most exciting part of this leg was my encounter with a chapter of the Mercanaries of California. I first ran into them at a gas station when 20 or so of them pulled in, took every open pump, revved their engines until my ears hurt. I filled up and headed down the highway. They passed me about 10 ...
... that we saw the Patriot Aerobatic team fly around.They are L39 Albatross fighter planes and they were very cool. They have red, white and blue the American colours coming out of the planes as smoke.
We all had sore necks from looking up all the time and we took lots of pictures.
After that we were back in the minivan for a 4 hours drive to our next town of Elko. The road was quite straight and boring.
From Madi, Callum and Sybella
... we had our first mishap along the way. Trying to navigate a very narrow construction zone, our trailer knocked over a few of those barrel shaped cones. A few miles later, a passing motorist waved to us to show us there was a problem. We pulled over and saw the struts from our awning loose, so John did a quick repair at the side of the road. He will do a more complete repair when we get to brother Bill's house ...
I left Vernal, UT and headed for Reno, NV. I hit rain off and on as I drove through the desert. I stopped at ...
... Nevada its statehood and helped Abe Lincoln finance the Civil War. Today Virginia City is the largest federally designated Historical District in America.
The first building to greet us was St. Mary's in the Mountains Catholic Church. The original church built in 1868, was destroyed by fire of 1875 and rebuilt with the help of donations from John Mackey and other wealthy miners a year later. The church is still a heaven of peace and ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed