TripAdvisor Reviews Western Motel Baker City
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Left Eugene this morning at about 9.30am ready for a long drive! We followed I5N north as far as Portland passing some beautiful farming country, lots of hay production and also fruits and nuts. There were also many light industrial areas, one of which was Marathon Coaches which produces motor home and fifth wheelers! There were literally acres of new trailers and motor homes waiting for distribution!
We continued our Northward journey home with a drive to historic Baker City, OR. The campground office itself has been designed to look like it might have 100+ years ago when the first settlers arrived on the Oregon Trail from the Eastern US. After our daily, happy hour snack and drink we setup the trailer ...
... I was greeted to this idyllic oasis by the wonderful park hosts, Norah and Howie who have been full time RVing for the past seven ...
... oxen or horses. The wagon cargo was mostly food, it took 1,000 pounds of food to feed a family of four on the trip. Overpackers were forced to throw out extra gear to lighten the load. The Trail was littered with books, heavy trunks, clothes and anything deemed unessential. I can envision Maura and I pulling the CRV to the side of the road on our Bike Trip and chucking out ...
... going another 5 miles or so. Five miles later, we meet another hunter on an ATV which I carefully did not run off the road (he had the gun, which to me, implies right of way) and he says, "Sure, sure, just keep going another 5 miles or so. You get the picture. By the way, Bobby picked this campground.
I think, you think there is a disaster looming here. No, not yet.
OK, so another 5 miles or so, totaling about 35 miles ...
Other places to stay in Baker City
One Sunridge Lane, Baker City | 3 star hotelfrom $72
1996 Main Street, Baker City | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Worth a visit
- The Geiser could be a little 'grander'
- Parlour Suite Was Grand
134 Bridge Street, Baker City | Hotelfrom $22
134 Bridge Street, Baker City | Hotelfrom $58