Travel Blogs from Reno
... the scenery turning a little more desserty and the heat racking up beyond the 100 mark. We arrived into our Motel 6 which as ever is pretty similar to the others, maybe even a bit nicer than normal. I don’t normally drive after dark but as we are in the middle of nowhere I had no choice but to drive into the centre and park up at the biggest casino in downtown. The Casino is pretty nice, nothing too spectacular. We ate absolutely **** food at some ...
... than either Las Vegas or St. George.
Reno is located in high desert with 300 days of sunshine, 7.5" of precipitation and 24" of snow annually. The Sierra Nevada Range is 10 minutes away, the beautiful Lake Tahoe is a mere 45 minutes. Reno has a small town feel. The people are nice and very polite. We can drive to Southern California in a day to visit friends and family. The Sierra Canyon Community is lovely ...
long sleep! Amazing after 20 hours + on coaches. We took a free
shuttle to the airport and then another one to the Nugget hotel in
Sparks . . . home of the West's Ribs cook off. The rib festival was
huge, a really nice atmosphere, loads of food and loads of people. We
looked around the stalls and then chose the Texas Outlaws stall. I
had pulled pork roll, bbq beans ...
... to end this blog than with one of our favorite Alaskan sunsets.
Postscript: We traveled a total of 7409 land miles, as well as our miles on the Alaska Marine Highway from Skagway to Prince Rupert.which we estimate to be about 450 miles. The highest we paid for gasoline per gallon was $6.28 with the lowest $3.65 when we were back in Nevada. Gasoline for the RV was our biggest expense as we were only getting 7+ miles to the gallon.
... of sand dunes. We ate lunch at the Lone Eagle Grill at the Hyatt; walked out on the pier and enjoyed seeing the many boats. Returned to Reno, then went to mass at St Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Afterwards we went to Hacienda Mexican restaurant (good, but not as good as Mexican food in Texas!!). I spent the rest of the evening on the phone with United airlines trying to convince them that they should not ...
Other places to stay in Reno
495 West Street, Reno | Hotelfrom $49