The Border Inn
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... reputation for speed notwithstanding, I've kept my cruise control at 65 (or less) for this trip, simply because I get the best mileage that way. Except for the bit over the Rockies, I've averaged between 50 and 54 miles per gallon, which isn't too shabby at all.
I had planned to tent camp while I was here, but between being really tired and the looming rain, I snagged a motel room ...
... was a little more blowing snow between Laramie and Rawlins, and suddenly the sun came out and the temperature soared.
My goal for the night was Delta, UT, the closest town to Great Basin National Park. In the morning I got on US 50, which Life magazine once called The Loneliest Road in America. Ninety miles from Delta you turn off to the tiny town of Baker, NV at the entrance to Great ...
... out in the desert and their livestock were beginning to collapse from heat and lack of water. As the desperate need for water increased, most of the emigrants unhitched their oxen from the wagons so the draft animals could proceed ahead unencumbered. Gradually the pioneers left their wagons in the desert and forced their dying livestock forward in a scramble to reach the base of Pilot Peak and the fresh water ...
... shut down. Her name was tron and we became friends furring the long dirty hours of shoveling dirt. Just 2 weeks after the park reopened I found myself here at her house eating a Vietnamese dinner and relaxing. Tron's job here at the park was to work at the visitor center, and give cave tours. This is how tonight I found myself walking around the Lehman caves on a personal guided tour! The caves were absolutely beautiful. Some areas felt as if I was ...
... one of the best rides I’ve ever done.
After camping at the campground at 10,000 feet, I hiked up 3000 feet to Wheeler Peak at 13,000 feet. Tremendous views all the way around at the top, though it was very windy and cold on the bare, rocky slope while hiking up in the early morning. I had no problem with the 30% incline of the last mile of the hike; seeing as I just came from the alpine heights of the San Juan ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Border Inn Baker
The RV Park was acceptable in terms of accommodations. The stated free WiFi however was very poor. We didn't have a cell phone signal so we could have used the free internet.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.