Nice little stop if you're in the area or you're looking to picnic, but don't come to see fossils, the gorge only houses bits of broken shell and small, unidentifiable ocean creatures. The drive out is nice, however.
Kinda expensive for a relatively dated hotel, but there's no strong negatives or positives that stand out. It's located close to the ballpark which is nice, and the staff is friendly.
Stopped by this cute little place to stretch our legs- it's in a cute little area and not too far off the freeway. The estate is really pretty, although the inside of the house is extremely bare.
Definitely do a guided tour, it's only a little more money and you learn much more, and over half of the house is only available to guided tours it seems. Be aware, they do close for private events without notice, so I would call to be sure they'll be open and able to give tours. The gardens were also closed when we stopped by.
All in all $8 for a nice hour walk around a beautiful historical house to break up the drive was worth it.
Absolutely loved this place! Nice atmosphere with friendly staff and excellent food. We had the cheese and prosciutto board and were seriously impressed, as well as the hangar steak (killer), mushrooms (a little salty but good), tasty bison tartare and *excellent* gnocchi. Be aware, this place is a little pricey, but if you have the ability to go out once on your trip, I would highly recommend here. We will definitely be returning next time we're in the area, as we will be forever craving the gnocchi.
Ole's sounds cool in theory, but our experience was just...okay. Restaurant was very dark at 6pm, and food was meh. We got the blooming onion which had parts that tasted moldy or that they'd gone bad, the chicken dinner which was kinda bland and the bbq ribs with sweet potato casserole and fries- the ribs were great and with a little butter, the casserole was perfection.
Huge portions, which was awesome, but service was really slow as we watched other tables who arrived after us receive food first. Not to mention the odd looks we received from other guests (which wasn't the restaurants fault) which we can really only chalk up to being from the west coast in a small town.
All in all our experience was ok, but it's definitely a strange stop that could take a good amount of time.
We stopped here on the way to Chicago from Denver because we were starving and hankering for some bbq. Although it's a little off the freeway, this place is absolutely worth the drive. We got the sampler with brisket and sausage and a pork belly sandwich with beans, fries and cornbread. The brisket was delicious, as was the sandwich and we will forever be craving the food we had here (cornbread was a must!). Definitely stop by for quick service, tax years and great accompanying sauced.
Cool little stop to stretch your legs, and they relocated a lot of old buildings to house the artifacts/exhibits and it feels like you're walking into a preserved site. Definitely worth a stop if you like antiques and minerals as its right off the freeway. Plus it's only $3 and you get wooden nickel souvenirs.