Hilton Garden Inn Omaha East/Council Bluffs
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Most advice when traveling across the great plains of the top of the USA is "keep driving" and that was pretty much what we did. It was so straight and boring that even Hilary got behind the wheel for a few hundred miles. It was good to finally take on the drive that had hung over us and we were keen to get it over with. Unfortunately the kids wouldn't sleep during the drives as they had done on previous legs and we ended up with some pretty ratty attitudes by ...
... station for the B-52 for the electronic warfare officer (EWO) that was like the one Dan trained on when he was in Sacremento.
On the way back to Omaha, we stopped and split a runza. A runza is a regional "sandwich," kind of like a meat pasty - baked bread dough with a ground beef, cabbage and onion filling. Ours had swiss cheese and mushrooms in it as well. It was good, but I ...
... bigger than a typical hotel room, but not a 2 room suite like we were blessed with at Scott AFB. We went for a walk around the area; Offut boasts the country's largest "field house" (a gym), in an enormous former hangar that did the mods on aircraft during WWII.
Tomorrow (Friday), we are staying in Omaha, going to look at the SAC museum here, and possible some other places, too.
... There's an attached restaurant. The bathroom is clean but tiled with outdoor tile. odd.
There's beer in the fridge and snack bars but they all cost. Nick eats one of each immediately. The bed is hard. Hard as a rock. Nick jokes "Oh I know, they forgot to put the mattress on TOP of the box springs!"
After settling in, Nick talked an unhungry Jessi into going to dinner. This was Nick's fourth meal. The hotel had an ...
... mountain roads are dangerous if you don't know what grade slope you are going to be dealing with first.
Took the golf cart for a ride into the nat forrest today. Two mule deer with antlers ran out in front of us and up the hill. Then, I think I saw a Bobcat running away from us! Was a blur of a gray that was muscular and about the size of my dog Jack who weighs about 30 lbs. The ranger ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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