Travel Blogs from Omaha
So I've decided to start keeping a record of my travels even if it's just done the street to a restaurant. This was my first time at Nebraska Brewing Company and I enjoyed it for what it was. I went during lunch time so there weren't many people around but it had the look and feel of a roomy sports bar with a wide selection of beers. I started with one of their pumpkin brews that they said ...
Sunday sees us tackling the most travelled peak in Colorado, Pikes Peak. At just over 14,000ft (3890m) up we go through the Forest Service toll gates and onwards to the peak which gives magnificent views out over the plains below. Then we set the navman to Aspen, via Buens Vista and the Arkansas River. We stop at the Gunsmoke Roadhouse for lunch before travelling through some of the ...
Cheyenne is the capital of Wyoming, and a most appropriate place to be so. It is very neat and well cared for. We had a look at the historic site of the Sand Creek massacre of 1864, when General George Crook made his oft quoted and now fiercely inappropriate statement that the "only good Indian is a dead Indian", shortly before his troops massacred several hundred old ...
... An awarding-winning film in the Visitors' Center depicts the stories behind this episode in our country. Many immigrants from Northern Europe fled their homelands to start new lives in America. Not surprisingly, approximately 500 different Native American Indian tribes suffered displacement by the settlers. They couldn't understand why the US government was giving away the land when, in their minds, ...
... of the middle of PA. Spending the night in IA but we had dinner in Omaha- they have a really neat old downtown market district. If you are ever in the city you need to go there. Had dinner and a good beer at the Upstream Brewing Company.
So after day 1 we are doing good-both still in the car at least! We will be in the Badlands tomorrow.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center