Super 8 Drumheller
Travel Blogs from Drumheller
... at the counter getting our rental car. However after about 15 minutes I begin to wonder what the holdup is and then I see him walk away and enter a new line up at a different car company. Weird?! But I find out that reservations for our car didn't actually reserve our car. Oh well, off we go in our Maxima to find our place for the next ten days.
Along the way we encounter a lot of traffic and people dressed in orange. We soon realize as we drive past ...
... The original one was built in 1932 to take coal miners across the river to the mines, and was used until 1953 when the mine collapsed and was closed. The one we went over was a new bridge built in the same location. A bit wobbly, but not too bad and 119m long. Back through Drumheller to get on the highway back to Calgary, but time for one last stop to look out over the Horseshoe Canyon. More badlands but in the shape of a horseshoe (bend in the ...
... 10 at a time. It is still in use. Del later told us it had recently been vandalised, but it looked fine. It may explain the notice saying that there are no electronics on site and music is supplied by the telephone line.
We had flapjacks for lunch in a fun family place near the BnB. It had a train running around a line above us, and helpful staff. It also had huge meals… and taking the flapjack I could not eat in a doggy bag was not sensible. I was ...
... have a midday checkout so we could freshen up before leaving Banff. We enjoyed the views of where we didn't stay (the very flash looking Banff Springs Hotel) with no feelings of envy at all.
We also found the Banff hoodoos on Tunnel Mountain. There were signs on the way up explaining hoodoos. Basically they are strange rock pillars. As rain, snow and wind have eroded areas, forming gullies, hard rock has partially protected some parts. The rock acted as an ...
... list, so we could have a communal lunch. I along with several other people bought smokies. We then completed the drive to Jordan's moms place.
We all helped cook the meal, and then ate it. Jordan was also taking head shots of us all there, so it was really nice. A great way to end our trip. Jordan's mom was a lovely woman, and invited us all back there, if we were ever near her house, or on the Island again.
After saying ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center