Red Garter Hotel & Casino
Travel Blogs from West Wendover
... west of Magna. You can even make out the picture of the little girl from the highway!
* that brings us to the biggest surprise: the Great Salt Lake leads to the Salt Flats. These are shown in the photos. Looks like snow, doesn't it? But it's just salt! A whole lot of salt! Wanna know how we're absolutely positive? We tasted it! Joi was not exactly a fan of doing this, but she felt ...
... around and fly past the 2 cars fully flooring it again. the minivans however are not cut of the same material as they hesitantly stay behind. Not too surprising though since both had families with kids in them ;-)
In Wendover we quickly find a car wash to get rid of all the salt on the car, as it looked like a 4-wheeled pretzel. Leaving the salt on would be pretty nasty for the bodywork and all other outside parts so better to get rid of it there.
... High Wind Area. Then another sign, a green directional, that simply said "Bonneville Speedway." I didn’t hesitate.
My kids went through a drag-racing phase in their teens, and my brothers followed NASCAR for years. I lived near the Talladega Speedway at one time, and my grandkids have watched the Ricky Bobby movie with me till the snap on the case ...
... mostly rock formations, Floating Island serves as this example, it looks to float from so far away. It's very neat, the ground rounding hides the bottom of the object with distance. Just such openness.
... their filming on the other side. We were tempted to follow, as Stanley has overcome much more serious water obstacles that that, a few inches is nothing to him. However, the thought of all that salt put us off.
So now we are staying the night in Wendover, Utah, not UK
Mileage 197 miles
Martin's McDonald's moment:
Roger has told you about Bingham mine which is apparently the largest man made hole in the ground on earth. Incredible when you think ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking