La Quinta Inn & Suites Kalispell
Travel Blogs from Kalispell
Model A update: Yesterday when we got in to Ponderay I reset the radiator to better align the hood to eliminate some squeaks and rattles. I added some additional washers under the radiator to increase the space between the radiator shell and the hood shelves. This additional clearance should quiet things down. I also greased the chassis again and checked the oil levels in the ...
... And judging by the amount of acreage being watered, it must be plentiful. We saw corn and grain and potatoes and other crops we could not identify from the highway. The clerk at the hotel told Steve they even grow hops in that area.
Further east we drove through Spokane and at 11:00 AM Pacific time we crossed over to Idaho and the mile marker told us that the distance from Seattle to the eastern border of Washington is exactly 300 miles. We visited Coeur ...
In early 1970's this home was given to the city of Kalispell by one of Conrad's daughter. She was a bit of a hoarder and never got rid of anything. Everything that had ever been purchased was left in the home. The city had lots of work to turn this home into the show place that it is today, but what a great piece of history. We had an excellent docent who had personally met ...
... There isn't a fence or any guards anywhere. It's the largest unguarded border in the world. It's an open field with the trees trimmed to show a line of grass. Every 10 years, both the US and Canada trim the trees and grass to keep the green line prominent. See the picture.
On the Canada side, we headed up to the Prince of Wales Hotel where we had tea time. This was the first time I've ever had tea time anywhere. The backdrop of the tea time ...
... in the afternoon, with heavy rain and lower temperatures. Our planned drive across the Glacier Park on the Sun Road came to nothing, the road being closed due to snow. We entered the Park and drove as far as possible, under icy rain flakes, only to reach the road block. Back over the same route along the lake, instead of continuing to Logan and from there to Kalispell.
So the long road around the mountains, reaching Kalispell at around 5 pm.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services