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Contest #501: Little America Hotel and Resort, Little America, Wyoming, USA

I once drove across Wyoming east to west. We came into the state from Colorado and picked up I-80 in Cheyenne. From Cheyenne, Little America is 293 miles (472KM). Shortly after leaving the Cheyenne city limits, I saw my first Little America billboard. There was no indication of how far away it was, only that they had “50¢ Cones”. About 2-3 miles later, there was another one that said “Stay Tonight”

3 hours later, we started to get actual distances on the billboards.

4 hours after the first billboard, about 60 miles from the Wyoming / Nevada UTAH (thanks David K. for catching the error) border, and a couple of hundred billboards later, we arrived at “Little America”.

This is a gas station/hotel complex that grew over time. They have a restaurant (with the 50¢ cones). Upon entering the restaurant, you are greeted by a stuffed penguin in a glass case (Captain LeStadt’s Penguin, to be specific). The restaurant has a pretty decent pecan pie (I grew up eating pecan pie, so I know pecan pie … it was good, though not great).

We got gas and moved on.

Those who found this place included:

  • Glenmorren
  • Eloy Cano
  • Lighthouse
  • Garfield
  • Ashwini Agrawal
  • Phil Ower
  • Jeather
  • David Kozina

and after the hint:

  • mehmet durmus
  • hhgygy
  • Robin
  • donaaronio

June 2nd, 2017 Posted by | Uncategorized | 2 comments

2 Responses to “Contest #501: Little America Hotel and Resort, Little America, Wyoming, USA”

  1. Wow! – I never knew Wyoming bordered Nevada!
    Learn something new every day. 🙂

  2. Good catch. I fixed it.

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