Budget Saver Motel Coeur d'Alene
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... the PACNW is, it's kind of overrun with transients and sketchballs) and there are many things to do! We went to dinner at a place called "Meltz: Extreme Grilled Cheese" and it was pretty good! The cheesiest grilled cheese I have ever eaten. I read about it on trip advisor and everyone said "must eat here". I don't know if it's me and I'm just not with the times anymore--must be the Oregon style of life ;) but I just ...
... instrumental in preserving it as a National Landmark.
From our various local guides I finally learned where the name Coeur d'Alene comes from. Literally translated from the French, it means Heart of the Awl. One version of the story is that sharp metal awls were a popular trade item the Coeur d'Alenes got from the French fur traders, for stitching leather. The more romantic metaphor ...
... Park. On our last day we drove down to Lake Coeur D' Alene and the old part of town. We walked the "world's longest floating boardwalk", 12' wide and 3,300 ft. long. After the walk we took a 90 minute boat cruise and learned some history of the area. There are beautiful lakeshore homes, some only accessible by boat and many with personal trams from docks up to the homes. Next stop Canada,
Signed Canuck ...
... 12 miles. Then halfway through I got my special needs bag and got my water bottle full of Generation UCan and more endurolytes. I'd packed peanut butter pretzels, but I just didn't need solid food. The bottle was clutch, and I know that having that quick starch helped me a lot and was probably the reason I never needed a gel or any other food on the run. I continued rationing the tablets. I saw Clark twice during the turnaround in town, stopping once for a kiss of course!
... and reasonable enough. We arrived into Spokane early so we decided to push to Coeur D'Alene for our first stop. It's about 4:00, GPS found us a campground but it was located right in town and wasn't very attractive. We decided to pick up groceries and find another camping location. While I shopped, Mom heard of a beautiful campground 5 miles down the road, but we couldn't find it - now it's late, mom is hungry and Keko is restless.