Sunday, March 13, 2011

Salt Lake, Salt Flats, Reno

Day SEVEN, Mon May 2

--Depart hotel 8 am

--Great Salt Lake 8:30-10:30am
    Antelope Island State Park, 4528 West 1700 South, Syracuse 84075
beaches, bison, trails, antelope, restaurant, junior ranger program 
$9 per vehicle,

--Tree of Utah. This is just too funny.

--Bonneville Salt Flats
"Imagine a place so flat you seem to see the curvature of the planet, so barren not even the simplest life forms can exist. Imagine the passing thunder of strange vehicles hurtling by on a vast dazzling white plain. This is not an alien world far from earth; it is Utah's famous Bonneville Salt Flats."

--Wendover UT 1:30-2:30pm
Salt Flats Cafe Interstate 80, Wendover, UT 84083
"The food is good, the prices are CHEAP, the staff is a kick and they're FAST.  They have the land speed record for fixing some good Mexican food. " ...and...." It was a warm oasis decorated with numerous photographs of men in bright suits posing next to bright cars amongst stark white backdrops. This surreal touch is just one of the many appealing aspects of the Salt Flats Cafe."
Wendover Airfield, housed the Enola Gay.Abandoned for a while, but is now being restored.

--?? Wells, NV 3:30-4:00 (whether or not we stop here is up in the air.)
    Wells Colony (Native American gift shop), unknown address
Historic Front Street, Clover St & 7th Street, Wells NV

--Elko NV 5-6
Round Table Pizza 2503 Mountain City Highway, Elko, NV 89801-2462
King Arthur themed restaurant, pizza, sandwiches, salads

--exit 292 of I-80 6:30-7:00
   Letterbox, stone marker, historic kiosk


--Reno NV 11pm

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