Buena Vista Super 8 Motel
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Buena Vista
In the morning, we caught the bus to the airport, where we picked up our hire car (a Chevy Impala!) that we would be keeping with us until the end of our trip in November. We jumped in and headed west on I-70, straight for the Rocky Mountains. Our plan was to take 2-3 days travelling south on the 285, through Colorado to Santa Fe in New Mexico. …
... mile week long race through Colorado. Most of the race is at elevations of 9000 to 11000 feet and some even higher. Todays leg came from Aspen thru Twin Lakes down to Buena Vista and then back up another range to Breckinridge. I'm guessing well over 100 miles of hills. We have trouble just walking and breathing in this elevation so you can imagine the shape the cyclists are in. I have a couple of pictures...remember ...
... The second is falling down. The third is sad disrepair. And the fourth is brand new. Evidently, winter and time takes its toll and it is easier to build and new one than maintain the old one.
They tell me there is a forest fire north of us and that is causing all the haze you see in the distance, but you can still see how high we were and the majesty of these mountains in Colorado. Thanks for sharing with us and ...
Surplus gear has been jettisoned and the trip has started. We are in Buena Vista which is packed with super fit men and women who are about to start the TransRockies Race - a marathon distance run on 6 consecutive days. Probably hard to imagine but in our professional looking kit we were directed to the sign in area incorrectly. This certainly made Tim happy and we are off to celebrate with a burger and a bottle of red wine. Fit ...
... of the trail requires a 38 mile detour for bikes around a protected wilderness area and we made good time to Granite and then Buena Vista. The scenery was alpine and we saw our first wildlife - some prairie dogs (more like squirrels) scattering as we turned a corner. Fit bro is now reading out 'highlights' from the CT website with descriptions like: brutal, nightmare and zero supply points ! Hmmm. Let's see Fat ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking