Super 8 Barstow
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Continental Breakfast
TravelPod Member ReviewsSuper 8 Barstow
Nice motel, there is cheaper but there is a pool here, trust me after 110 degrees you want a pool
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Our route today took us straight through the heart of LA, so I figured there was no reason to start early and compete with the commuters on their way to work. We hit the road a little after 9, and had smooth sailing for the first half hour or so, through Orange County. Near the LA County line, traffic got heavier and slower. We got off I-5 briefly …
So came out of LA on Route 66, heading for Barstow. I was late out of town, the route out of the city is busy.
I was hot, and I really wanted to get to Barstow quick.
There are cheap rooms to be had here, and luckily for just a few extra dollars I got a pool.
I wanted to stop here to work out the next part of my route so I …
... and clay, and it slowly transitioned to include shrubs, palm trees, and other desert flora.
Now we are back at the hotel. A group went downstairs to the pool, the boys went to play basketball, and I sat in the hotel room wrestling with my blog from earlier. Let's just say the photo uploader was not my friend. I don't want to talk about it. And pizza will be here soon. Oh and also I got free wine at the hotel so yay.
We woke up rather late and after a light breakfast, we got caught up on laundry etc and started off towards our next destination, panguitch, Utah. This was a drive of approximately six hours, from California to Utah, with a brief time in Nevada. The temperature outside was above 100 degrees Fahrenheit and the landscape was a desert. Pretty much no trees, only shrubs and small hills all over. But the highway was very busy and from inside an air conditioned car, it was a pleasant ...
... couples went to Big Bear so will arrive in Santa Monica tomorrow.
That means more freeway for us but only another hour fifteen so it was head down and go. Wow what a shock as we hit the LA Freeway network after 3 weeks of quiet roads and scenic byways.
On arrival in Santa Monica a swim and a visit to the Santa Monica Pier were in order. The beach hear is so different to home and we watch as the kids got smashed in the murky shore break time and time again. ...