Super 8 Ainsworth
Travel Blogs from Ainsworth
Our last full day in Ainsworth started with a Mike AND Maggie bike ride to Long Pine and back. We noticed a couple new buildings this time: the museum and the original jail, which looks like a big cage with metal benches. This 18-mile ride was a new personal best for Maggie by three miles. Then, a nice cookout at brother Larry's with nephew Dave, brother Buggy and his son Andrew, and ...
... old buildings in the town. Then it was parade time and later the alumni banquet which included classes from 1944 to 2004. Maggie had a great time catching up with her classmates. After the banquet, we all headed over to the Silver Circle Saloon where the annual alumni beer garden was set up. Mike enjoyed the traditional red beer (tomato juice and ...
... Johnstown, then to see some local attractions out in the country: Smith Falls and Meadville. It was all a grand time! The car show was very cool with lots of neat old cars, trucks, and homemade hot rods. And nobody was surprised when Larry and Dave took home first place for the restored Ford truck. After burgers at the Elk's club (and lot's of catching up with Maggie's old schoolmates), we all headed to the Silver Circle Saloon for snooker and ...
... were quickly covered by the blowing and drifting
Undisturbed except by an occasional scavenging meat-eater, the
skeletons of these animals are preserved in their death positions,
complete with evidence of their last meals in their mouths and stomachs
and their last steps preserved in the sandstone below.
Blue skies this morning. Breakfast at Helen's and then we hit the road. Highways 20 & 12 run along northern Nebraska. Small towns, nice highways with very little traffic. We saw a cattle drive with a pickup leading about 25 cows being herded by 2-4wheelers along the side of the road. Had lunch at the Frosty Drive-In. In Valentine Ne. This was mostly a driving day. Highway 12 is called the Outlaw Trail. We checked into the Skyline Motel around 5:30pm ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking