Super 8 Pendleton
Travel Blogs from Pendleton
... What the heck was I thinking? We had to stop at Lenscrafters in Yakima for the Tufie's new glasses, then went to McDonald's for lunch. So I'm sitting there, look out at the camper, and the rolled-up solar blanket - GONE, baby. #%$^%%$.
We got gas at Costco and decided to swing back to Canyon Road since it was a short run before hitting Route 82 southeast. Ahhaaah, there it was in the medium strip. Picked ...
... s Bent just a mile and a half west of Mill City (you are not expected to recognize these small towns, I just like to indicate where I was for my own records). I drove in and miraculously found an available site. It was a wonderful place in a forest of tall and erect Oregon Pine trees (also called Douglas Fir). The hot, red pony (and maybe also the license plates from a far-away land called Illinois) continues to ...
... 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. ...
... back to get a hose and, like a real firefighter, put out my campfire in a couple of seconds. I said that half the joy of camping is the campfire at night. He thoroughly agreed. But I guess he was just doing his job. How many forest fires have been started by negligent campers? I bet none. But some bureaucrats somewhere want to display their decisiveness and make life rotten for campers.
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?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed