Manor Vail Lodge
Travel Blogs from Vail
... scenery everywhere is magnificent. Travelled in the back of a truck to a BBQ dinner in an amazing setting under majestic rock formations. My photos can't do this scenery justice at all. It's too massive. After dinner we joined Warren and Mike in their room for a couple of drinks. All fun. So happy to be here in this ...
The day started with a trip to the Butterhorn Bakery for the girls and I. Amazing breakfasts!!! Brian had to get "back to work" after two days off. The kids and I explored a few parks in town. We took a ride to Loveland Pass and ended up walking around the outlets before crashing. A great, restful ...
... ride on the Colorado River. (later) A fabulous jetboat ride down the Colorado River. Going quite fast at times, and stopping to get a closer look at points of interest occasionally too. We saw a deer on the bank, and we also saw a big beaver. He looked like a wombat he was so big! Dinner at the restaurant was nice, and plenty of it too ! Decided to try to get to bed a bit earlier ...
... foot. Literally, everything is at your fingertips here - you walk 5 minutes and your are downtown. It's so charming and quaint here - little streets where cars are not permitted to drive - only pedestrians, bikers, and skateboarders. Lots of little shops, art galleries, clothing stores (EXPENSIVE!), restaurants and cafes, tons of fountains all over the town - with children running in the water to cool ...
After leaving Scott's Bluff we headed North West back into Wyoming headed for Fort Laramie. All the way I could hear the tune of F Troop playing in my head. We crossed the Platte river seeing the historic Platte river bridge that opened up new avenues for the early settlers.
Around the corner we entered Ft Laramie, it was a lot bigger than we expected and it was not the wooden structure depicted in the TV series (funny that) Ft Laramie played a vital role ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center