Swan River Inn
Travel Blogs from Bigfork
... but didn't see much worth photographing as the day was a bit dreary.
We've had a lot of smoke in the air from the Washington, Idaho, and Oregon fires, but it appears to be clearing out now.
Hope you like the photos.
... a view of the tracks to park in and ate our lunch. We actually watched a I train go by as we ate. We are now all settled in at the Izaak Walton Inn at Essex. I know many of you have never heard of the Izaak Walton, so I'll explain. This is an old railroad hotel that was built right next to the tracks. It is now a popular destination for rail-fans all,over the world. So anyway, as I write this I'm sitting in the porch swing looking out at ...
... limited time of usage requires some very strategic planning. How to get all of the electronics charged in the shortest amount of time. When the microwave can be used. What time are we waking up and will we be able to use the coffee pot. (To mitigate this risk - We bought an old fashion coffee pot, to percolate on the stove. I'm very thankful it came with directions. If anyone reading this can tell me how long to ...
Let us set the stage –
About 4 months ago, as we were finishing dinner after another mundane day of trying to make ends meet [ which at the time seemed daunting at best], the conversation turned abruptly.
- Let's get a trailer, we’ll take tools and go visit all family & friends we know around the country. We’ll get a shower and ...
We said "goodbye" to Banff National Park and then said "Hello" to Glaciar National Park. This drive would take most of the day and our first destination would be White Fish, Montana. This was a stopover to pickup Kristen's grandparents who made the trip from San Jose via Amtrak Train. Even after going through a long trip, Kristen's grandparents seem to be full of energy to continue towards Glaciar National Park. So within a few hours of arriving, we ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Free parking