Peppermill Wendover Hotel Casino
Travel Blogs from West Wendover
It was a warm day, and pleasant being on the road. Breakfast was 100 miles to Lovelock where we arrived too late (11 am) - apparently all restaurants in Lovelock stop serving breakfast at 11 - so it was breakfast in the RV. Lunch found us in Winnemucca, again in the RV. Arrived at our destination of Wendover on the Nevada/Utah border. Enjoyed dinner out ...
... very exciting game to watch and never a moment of boredom. It is exactly like the movies. More fist fights than goals during the game .... marriage proposals during the break.....people playing for cars and free oil changes. Americans seem to take their sport very seriously. The grizzly bears, the home team, whenever they scored a goal there was a loud siren going off. If the opposing team scored everyone boo-ed ...
... my fretting was without substance as when we arrived at the pay station the next morning, a 'lovely man’ said he wouldn’t take a lovely ‘rig’ like ours out there if he was us and why didn’t we park up and he would get us a ride. How about that – exactly what we did! Boy, it was HOT, but really worth the effort. There is an area known as ‘the pits’ where the cars, ...
... strong winds. As I step out it's like entering the biggest hairdryer ever, as the very strong winds are hot too: 100F! We wander around the actual flats a bit but quickly go back to the car as we are being sand/salt blasted.
Back in the car we continue on to exit 4 and get off the Interstate. We first passed the truck stop there, following the only road out there. After about 3 miles the road simply stops and you drive onto the flats themselves. The flats are ...
... administered by the Bureau of Land Management.
· The first automobile speed record on the flats was set by daredevil Teddy Tezlaff in 1914 – 141.73 mph.
· Craig Breedlove went 600.6 mph in the 1960’s.
· Gary Gabolich went 622.4 mph in 1970 in a rocket car named Blue Flame.
· About 15,000 years ago, Lake Bonneville ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking