Rachel, Nevada: The Little A Le Inn: Bar and Motel

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9631 Old Mill St., Rachel, NV
I-15 exit 64, then north on US 93 about 85 miles. Left onto SR 318 for about 1/2 mile, then left onto SR 375 (Extraterrestrial Highway). 40 miles to Rachel. Note: no gas in Rachel; the nearest pumps are in Ash Springs. Make sure you have enough fuel.
Daily 8 am - 10 pm. Motel rooms are trailers. (Call to verify)
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Little Ale Inn.

The Little A Le Inn: Bar and Motel
Local watering hole since 1989 has doubled as a tourist attraction for fans of UFOs and nearby top secret Area 51. Time capsule buried outside by the crew of "Independence Day" in 1996. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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ET Highway And The Little AleInn

Highway 375 in Nevada, aka the Extraterrestrial Highway, boasts many UFO sightings, but watch out for cattle as it is open range. Gas up before you begin and make sure you visit the restaurant in Rachel for great diner food. Great people, beautiful scenery and a well-paved highway make this a must see.

[Tina Albrecht, 12/05/2014]

Road to Rachel.

The Little A Le Inn - Area 51 Bar

Definitely worth the detour if you are into aliens, conspiracy theories and are on the hunt for good, old fashioned American Road Trip relics! The restaurant was actually really tasty; they take credit cards and there are a lot of cool things to look at. Be prepared with a full tank of gas, there is no gas on 375 at all, middle of nowhere!

[Sadwitt82, 08/19/2012]
The Little A Le Inn - Area 51 Bar

We just made the trip to UFO Mecca Little A'le'in near area 51. Interesting place in the middle of the "extraterrestrial highway" about 2.5 hours north of Vegas. BE WARNED and Fill up the tank, as gas stations (and people and signs of life in general!) are few and far between. The E.T. Highway runs thru a place with cows (although we didn't even see one) so we were warned to take it slow. There are some great places for photos inside and outside of this Bar/Restaurant/Gift Shop/UFO Memorabilia spot. The inside is packed with every alien thing you can think of, including some 'life sized' models you can pose with.

We stayed for the night at the Little A'le'in. The lodging set-up is 10 mobile homes on the same property as the bar/gift shop/restaurant/UFO education center. It was about $50 bucks for the night's stay. We had to share a bathroom with some folks who arrived before us who rented the other half of the trailer. The beds were comfy and there were more UFO photos on the walls.

The whole staff is very friendly, we called to tell them we were running late and they kept the place open til about 10:30 pm. In the morning, we had a great breakfast there.

[Kimber Goode, 07/07/2011]
UFO Capital of the World

For our seventh anniversary, my husband and I decided to take a walk on the far side. So we drove six hours to Area 51, the UFO capital of the World, and stayed at the only business in a 45 mile radius "The Little A'Le'Inn," in Rachel. The closest gas station is 45 miles away and their grocery store is 150 miles down the road.

We walked into the Little A'Le'Inn restaurant/bar/hotel to check in and were greeted by four locals in the middle of a heated debate about teleportation. One local, Ken Langley, was trying to convince us this science has already been achieved, and showed several documents to prove his theory. He gave the greatest quote of the night. "This has been done. They have already moved molecules through time and space. This means the general's dog has been transported."

Ken also proudly claims his family as being responsible for the industrial revolution, World War II, flight and makers of the most luxurious car ever made, the Duesenberg. He also confesses he was abducted by UFOs more times than he can remember in the early to mid-70s.

Then there's Pat, owner of the Little A'Le'Inn. She and her husband Joe, who has since passed away, bought the establishment over 20 years ago and have made it the success it is today. Most movies filmed about Area 51 have the restaurant/bar featured, including two that are set to be released this spring, Pauly and Area 51.

Inside the bar is a ceiling plastered with signed dollars, lira, yen and other bills from all over the world left by UFO seekers that come for a visit.

[Gretchen Losi, 02/01/2011]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Extraterrestrial Highway SignExtraterrestrial Highway Sign, Rachel, NV - < 1 mi.
The Black MailboxThe Black Mailbox, Alamo, NV - 19 mi.
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Extraterrestrial Highway Sign, Crystal Springs, NV - 29 mi.

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