Travel Blogs from Wendover
Road warriors again! We traveled through the southeast corner of Idaho, and into Utah at Bear Lake. Beautiful drive! Now we head to Salt Lake City for a city visit before we spend the night near the border of Nevada. We will be crossing the last time zone change in the lower 48. Bring it on, Pacific Time!
We stayed in our first motel (it looked like where criminals go when they are on the lam in movies) and swam in their ...
Well, after our little mini salt lake, we were now headed to THE Salt Lake, the daddy of all salt lakes, Salt Lake City and the Bonneville Speed flats! Cool or what? It was so exciting to approach the flats, the landscape suddenly changes and all around you becomes flat and white, like snow. We didn't know what to expect. Would it be crowded with tourists? Could you drive your car there? Do you have to pay? When we drove up to the ...
... in Salt Lake City, very full. Tried to book for an extra night but couldn't, all booked out. Lovely spot. Met an nice man called Ken who was our neighbour whilst in the Park.
It is here that we decide we need to update our Motorhome. After much deliberation, we realise that the one we currently have is just not 'up to scratch' to bring back to Oz. Runs beautifully, but cosmetically it needs a fair bit of work. And, we have ...
... asking them if they really thought, looking at him, that he was telling the truth?! End of conversation and moving on.
That evening, the Fair staged a Rodeo, a full-on, just as you imagine it Rodeo. There were horse displays, bucking bronco horses and cows, lassoing cattle and even under 5 year olds riding sheep! At the end there was an enormous firework display – I love the differences ...
... hill into the unknown. In the desert we've seen the mirage of water on the road ahead in the heat of the day, and with all of that in mind, Mark and I gradually leaned over the dashboard trying to work out what was happening to the road ahead as we rapidly approached. A few hundred yards away we agreed - the road was heading straight into a ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed