Western Inn Motel
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The alarm woke us up at the evil ******* time of 5am. We got our stuff sorted pretty quickly and Stu got us moving to the airport in plenty of time. Im not much for saying positive things about people, but Cathy and Stu are very nice people, very gracious and generous with their time and home. Their two dogs, Baxter and Monty are pretty cool ...
... summer solstice?).
Today was mainly about driving to Montana. Paul and I had covered much of this ground on our trip 4 years ago, so while I enjoyed the landscape again – and nothing quite compares to crossing over Crazy Lady Creek, no matter how many times you do it – it was not new. That is, until I got into Montana (we veered west to Cody, Wyoming and Yellowstone last time). How big is Montana? Well, I-90 ...
... sure is nice now. The temps during the day are 70ish and cooler at night. We cannot get enough of seeing the open country - beautiful green colors - and the contrast between the rolling hills, mountains and valleys is spectacular. Of course, seeing all of this for the first time from the driver and passenger seats of our motorhome is so different than from our truck. Good decision to ...
... Here at Pompey's Pillar National Monument is a signature of William Clark carved on softstone (see picture). It was quite neat to be standing exactly in a location 200+ years later where William Clark stood. I also want to give kudos to the ranger at the pay booth for letting us in the park for free since it was near closing time. The rangers here were very nice and helpful as well. Highly suggest you come see this if ...
... so smart!! And they had all kinds of corn inside too: popcorn, carmel corn, corn souvenirs, etc. We left after 5 minutes because the smell of corn was getting to me.
Back on 90, we started to see signs for Wall Drug. We saw about 90 signs (and I'm not exaggerating!) in 200+ miles and yet again, those signs pulled us in. We had to see what Wall Drug was all about. Again, only a few short blocks off the freeway, ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility