Wayside Motor Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Wayside Motor Inn Monticello
Travel Blogs from Monticello
... was only a short ride to the Capitol Reef National Park. The hotel was on Scenic Highway 24, and since Scenic Highway 24 passes directly through the park, it didn't take long to find it. Capitol Reef is a small park, centered around the Fruita Historic District, essentially an old Mormon orchard and farm. UT-24 passes through the park from east to west along the northern border. The park has a 10 mile scenic drive through the old ...
... saw some fantastic awe inspiring sights and when we arrived we were taken by jeep into the valley for a close up of the rocks. This area is the site used by many western films, one in particular was used most times, especially by John Wayne. If Cowboys and Indians appeared you would not be surprised to see them! It is all so surreal, standing in an area one has seen so many times over the years in films. Liz and I were warned as it is so dusty and it gets ...
... with lots to look at.
Fabulous little cafe right next to the Sleepy Hollow gave us huge Americanos and a stack of whole grain pancakes to start the day.. Yummm. We got an even earlier start - 9:30 am!!
With the aid of modern technology, we almost pulled off a meet up with Scott and Anne and the MacDougalls in Moab. Alas, it was not to be. However we did enjoy a nice lunch in Moab. They must have passed us going north out of Moab when we ...
... I couldn't muster the energy to get up. I'm totally exhausted. This place is so lonely. I don't have cell reception. No one has driven through. There are no animal sounds besides the ever-present gnats. It's a disturbing feeling. No birds calling or lizards rustling around. I'm tired and sunburned. Maybe it wouldn't be so bad if there was a tree or some sort of shade to escape this harsh sun. There is nothing here. ...
... change, uneven steps, walking on rocks - typical for us mountain goats) then back to have dinner with Dan and Tiffany to continue our chat. So we found plenty to do after all. Dinner tonight - steak at an old western rustic restaurant. Best meal we've had on this trip. No wilted salad (bonus), no dessert (Al is really sad). Atmosphere at the restaurant - ...