This was our first visit to Salt Lake City. The history here is interesting. Brigham Young and his Mormon followers built a community in a barren, desolate area in 1847. They were the first non-Indian settlers in the area. Mormons are not a majority in Salt Lake City. They are just under 50% of the […]

When we were routing our trip, we were looking for a waypoint between Ely, Nevada and Salt Lake City, Utah. Situated about midpoint on our map was the small city of West Wendover, Nevada – located right on the Nevada-Utah border. West Wendover was familiar to us because of a recent Dateline NBC program we […]

Nestled along a stretch Highway 50 in Nevada is Ely, a “remote mountain town of 4,000.” Founded as a stagecoach station along the Pony Express, Ely saw its boom when copper was discovered in 1906. We spent several days in Ely at the KOA campground attending a Family Motor Coach Association rally.  This was a […]