The Canyon Motel
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... Mountain National Park, the jewel in the crown of our (Kathy and Larry’s) entire road trip.
The compression brake on our diesel truck pulling the trailer, brand name PacBrake, worked beautifully on our descent from the passes and I seldom needed to use the brakes for turns. We found the World Mark timeshare where Larry and Kathy were staying and discussed our plans for our stay in Granby. The four of us had ...
... which tells you something, but even the photos cannot convey the feel of the place. It is a park you have to be at for the full effect. I am writing this blog in two parts. I spent two full days there with an overnight camp. Could easily have been two weeks. The park covers 415 sq. miles and has 72 peaks higher than 12,000 ft.. When I first arrived, I started to drive the Trail ...
... and had an enormous burrito while enjoying listening to a hilarious conversation between two local cowboys. After lunch we headed for Grand Lake, and after being hailed on and rained on for the last 50 miles we were ready to stop. This is rather a tourist summer town, so we were not impressed to start with, but the rain and threat of more hail stopped us. We put the bike to bed safe and sound, dried out and went for a walk down town. The town is full ...
... the best motel in the nation. For a very decent price, about half that of rival chain motels in a larger city nearby, we got a whole suite. There are three rooms: a bedroom/living room, a kitchen/bedroom, and a large bathroom with a tub. The beds are moderately comfortable, but with soft, clean linens. The rooms are covered with wood paneling like cabins you might rent in the Nortbwoods. There's a homemade photo of a bull elk above the bed to set the mountain mood. ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
Go some place else. This place is nothing like it is advertised.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.