Rugged Country Lodge
Travel Blogs from Pendleton
Man, you talk about two old geezers flying around like Tazmanian devils, that was us, last week, then realized on Saturday, that we had everything done - decommissioned the pool, hot tub, blew out irrigation, etc etc, all the many little details to button up the place for six months.
But here's a royal screw-up. I bought a solar blanket for our Cabo pool and strapped that sucker on the top of the RV with bungee cords. What the heck was I thinking? We had to ...
... down the river. Brent works for Hewlett-Packard in nearby Corvallis. This was their first visit to this campground but they and their children love to go camping.
Today, Monday I checked out from Fishermen's Bent and decided to head north to the Portland area, perhaps to meet a friend of Jayne's there. (Thanks, Jayne, I got her name and phone no.) It was a nice drive through bountiful Oregon countryside. On the way ...
... overlooks a lake and is fully booked for the Labor Day weekend, so I had to leave it this morning. I then went to a KOA campground (with WiFi!) located between Redmond and Madras only an hour's drive away. Once again I'm sitting in the laundry room and writing but there's no one else here. In a little while I'll go for a swim in the pool. The weather is very pleasant, sunny and warm. ...
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When registering at the Pendleton KOA I asked if they sold firewood. The gentleman at the front desk said that the city had prohibited campfires but I could burn charcoal at the barbecue stands. So, I purchased a bag of charcoal and am headed to Safeways to buy a steak for dinner tonight. Oregon apparently has no problem with campfires but, of course, right here we are far from forest land. ...
Left Albany OR. Today, travelled up to Portland and turned East on I 84 along the Columbia River Gorge, beautiful scenery, Continued through Pine Forests & travelled parallel to the Columbia river for nearly 150 miles. Stopped for the night in Pendleton ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet