Ramada Reno Hotel and Casino
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Day 37 - We left Twin Falls at about 8.45am with me driving. I drove for nearly 4 hours and then Darryl took over. He was still not feeling well and we finally made it in to Reno at about 4.30pm. This was the second longest driving day of our trip.
We checked in to our hotel and then went down to the bar to have a couple of drinks to …
... on the road. The freezer will be full. Canada's border crossing regulations frustrate me: no beef, two bottles of wine or a large bottle of liquor, or 24 cans of beer per person. Really! Trip to duty free store after crossing! Then we cross into AK and US customs are just as onerous. We've been told to pack as much food as we can since it is so expensive. Provisioning canned goods and non perishables. The cats have up to date papers and the passports are ...
We began our day going to church with Roger and Sharon - a beautiful new church called Immaculate Conception. From there we rode our motorcycles up Hwy 341 over Geiger Summit which reaches just over 6000' elevation. We arrived in Virginia City in time for lunch and ate at the Jerky Company ...
... Then came the best part. As we descended, Lake Tahoe came into our view. What a gorgeous sight! As we headed to Tahoe City on North Lake Tahoe, we stopped at Tahoe State Area Recreation Campground where our friends had camp posted years ago. It was a cute park situated along the lake, made up of small camp sites no bigger than 24' . Thus there were a lot of tents. We had lunch at the Bridgetender Restaurant across ...
... as the one in San Antonio, TX. If one has the inclination to gamble the ever present Nevada casinos and associated hotels line the main boulevards.
As early as the 1850"s farmers settled in the fertile valley area known as Truckee Meadows. Then enterprising individuals began to offer merchandise to pioneers passing through on their way to Kal-i-fornia. In 1850 gold was discovered in the area near Virginia City but the discovery of silver in 1859 ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed