BEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBEST WESTERN Desert Villa Inn Barstow
We go this room, with AAA, for $90 and its once of the nicer hotels with a breakfast.
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Couldn't resist the Lord Tennyson quote (altered for my benefit).
Destination today is Barstow, CA via Death Valley, NV.
Whilst the ride yesterday was reasonably tiring today's was a bit epic - ~ 380 miles ~ 8 hours.
and - it just got hotter and hotter ! ~ 103f.
... quick. lots of water, yet I'm still dehydrated. I'm glad I decided to keep it short. Disappointing is the fact that the Route 66 museum in Barstow isn't open. It's supposed to be well worth the effort, But only open Friday to Sunday. If I want to stay around I can see it after 10am tomorrow.
Of Special note is that Tonight marks my last night on Route 66. Wow. What an Adventure I'm having. ...
... lane a lot).
Route 66 has been decommissioned so a lot of it is on freeways and once in a while you see signs for "Historic Route 66" where you have to turn off and take parts of the old road. We are tired of the LA traffic so we head to Barstow without turning off some of the road.
Barstow is a small town, there is a section where it is ol skool Americana. Kinda like the older side of Vegas, some motels still have signage ...
... influence on 66 at Palisades Park nearby. The official end is a busy corner nearby that has no marker.
Our return trip took about three hours in rush hour traffic which we didn't think was too bad.
The weather at the beach was beautiful, about 82 degrees, then we returned to 110 degrees to spend the night at the campground. Love the air conditioning in the ...
... comfort, speed, and handling, it's defiantly a step up from my 1.6 back home. We arrived at our LA hotel and checked in, as it was Saturday night we had already agreed that we had to hit the clubs so as before we had even unpacked we showered, threw on some fresh garms and ordered a taxi to take us to sunset boulevard. We got the taxi to drop us off at the east end of sunset blvd with the intention of walking back west crawling whichever bars/clubs took our fancy. ...