Pony Express Motel
Travel Blogs from Jackson
So who would have thought keeping a blog was so much work!!? Sorry for the two posts today but Samabama and Shimmy haven't worked this hard since the twelve step program they were forced to do last winter. From here on out a blog WILL be posted every night (or everyone of you can freely punch us in the face, well Shimmy at least). A little about …
We arrive In Jackson, Wyoming, without lodging reservations. The town is sometimes mistakenly called Jackson Hole, which in fact is the name of the valley in which the town is located . We consult our Moon Handbook guide and start calling all the prospective accommodations on the list by mobile phone. I had not booked anything in advance as I had …
We're back! We've followed the Yellowstone River up from Billings to Big Timber (where we had our best motel yet) then on to Livingston. With the Rockies in sight we cycled up Paradise Valley, aptly named, to Gardiner (5,200ft) in lovely sunshine. Today we cycled into Yellowstone National Park climbing up to 7,500ft with mountains up to 11,000ft …
... could be way off, but that’s the sense I get.) Some versions of the Mormon Trail have it going through this part of Idaho on the way to Utah. Rexburg is home to BYU Rexburg, which seems to be the biggest thing in town. From my hotel room I have an excellent view of the beautiful Temple, which sits on a hill overlooking the town and university campus (it practically glows at night from all the lights on it, it’s really a beacon ...
What wasn't nice was someone had removed our campsite tag, left some of their things on the picnic table. Went and found campground host and fortunately we had paid by check and he could confirm we had paid, found no record of other person paying and said it was our site, took their things and told us if they came back tell them to come to his station until 10pm or go to the Lodge later than that. Fortunately for us we never saw the other people.
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed