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This coming day will be "interesting", as we have the "Loneliest Highway of America" ahead of us, and we want to make as much mileage as we can. We pack up while kids refresh in the hotel's pool in the morning, and hit Hwy-50 shortly after.
I can say this Hwy has its name for a reason: almost no other cars, the landscape doesn't change in hours and hours of ...
... If you don't call her, I will..." I did and the rest is mystery....or history, as the case may be.
John, my old friend, worked in Reno building custom homes for many years and is now retired and enjoying his layout of model railroad trains, among other things. Interest in cars has waned, which saddens me a bit. I do wish he had kept the 1967 396SS. He now drives a Prius and loves it.
We visited for a couple plus hours and ...
... and canyons. At the top of this climb was the old western town of Virginia City. The town was crowded with tourists and locals dressed in period costumes. Miners, cowboys, sheriffs, all packing heat, and ladies in dresses with big hoop skirts and parasols strolled the street. There was a surly, bearded old **** dressed up like an old miner leading his ass through town. For a buck you could feed the ass a carrot and have a picture taken. The ...
... least $3.73. That’s a big difference when you’re pumping over 80 gallons!
As we pulled into this tiny place, which shares a building with a Mexican restaurant (I bet the food was great!), it started to hail like crazy! The whole time Jerry was outside fueling (under cover) it continued to hail. I had a nice view from inside :-)
... we returned to the ground. There was an art show going on so we browsed a bit. Purchased a sweat shirt requested by our daughter and then headed to Harrah's where our group would be gathering for dinner at the Forrest Buffet on the 18th floor. Needless to say, there was quite a nice view from the dining room. We sat at a long table but near enough to converse with ...
Other places to stay in Carson City
2829 South Carson Street, Carson City | 2 star motelfrom $49
3103 N. Carson Street, Carson City | 2 star motelfrom $51
2749 S Carson St, Carson City | 1 star motelfrom $45
30 Rue Lucien Sampaix, Paris | 2 star hotelfrom $56