Tillicum Motor Inn
Travel Blogs from Umatilla
Well, this should be our last night on the road. We're in Pendleton and should make it home tomorrow.
We came through Boise today and stopped for lunch at a nice little brewpub called Sockeye Brewing. Sheryl had a really nice 12-beer taster tray, one of the most comprehensive taster trays we've had on the ...
On the road again - I just can't wait to get on the road again. The life I love is riding bicycles with my friends, and I can't wait to get on the road again!
It's Friday night and we made it (by car) to Pendleton, which was the plan. Lea was already at our house when I (Dave) got home from work about 3:30. Gayle and Norma had been stuck in stop-n-go traffic somewhere on Snoqualmie pass and hadn’t arrived, yet. By ...
... harvest and the vast number of crates waiting to be filled. We also noted Fiesta Foods a large Hispanic grocer chain doing a booming business. Even down south we don't have these stores. We crossed the Columbia River into Oregon and were impressed with the beautiful ranching areas. We finally ended up at Pendleton a delightful old west type town from the early 19th century that had quite a lot of industrial plants including its 1909 woolen mill.
By noon, we made it to Pendleton, Oregon - which is about halfway to Twin Falls.
Had lunch at Roosters Restaurant, a little dinner much like a Denny's.
Oregon State Police were EVERYWHERE and pulling people over for going just a few clicks over the 65 mh speed limit. We were clipping along at 67 and a truck going 69 at the ...
... 45 miles away and went to the Heritage Station Umatilla County Museum. The exhibits tell the story of the American Indians, explorers and pioneers in this area. Next we went to the Pendleton Woolen Mills and took the factory tour. It was so interesting to see how the various blankets and rugs are made. They also have have a retail store and outlet at the site. After seeing the plant I wanted to buy a blanket so bad. They are so beautiful but being ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed