Travel Blogs from Gallup, United States

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Barstow-Gallup, NM, Gallup, United States travel blog

Barstow-Gallup, NM

A travel blog entry by thepaynes2014

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A little longer ride today.  As we have continued this journey over the past few weeks, we have tried to limit our time on the road to appx. 6 hours and appx. 400-450 miles.  We took on 550miles and what Mapquest estimated to be 8 hours.  ...

Moving right along - HOME, Gallup, NM - Elk City, United States travel blog

Moving right along - HOME

A travel blog entry by thepaynes2014

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When we left Gallup, NM this morning the temp was down in the 20's.  Even the cold didn't serve to wake me up.  After deciding to return home early, it seems my metabolism has decided to wake me as soon as possible and refuse to let me go back ...

Meltdown in Gallup After 100 Mile Slog, Gallup, United States travel blog

Meltdown in Gallup After 100 Mile Slog

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... it was 10.30 by the time we’d sorted all that and we just had time to check out the dreadful reviews of Gallup KOA before heading into the tent. The noise from the road and trains was absolutely ridiculous, but fortunately we were so exhausted we ...

Catching our breath in New Mexico, Gallup, United States travel blog

Catching our breath in New Mexico

A travel blog entry by noah_and_bree

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... into our car already, and have yet to make it smell of sausage.  So that feels pretty good So we check into our hotel in Gallup, have a bite to it, jump in the pool and get ready to go out.  Only the little fella is refusing to go ...

Topdagje, Gallup, United States travel blog

Topdagje

A travel blog entry by martinekta

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Was leuke dag vandaag. Weer vanalles meegemaakt. We zijn vertrokken met nog een kleine rondrit door Santa Fe. Vervolgens was het de bedoeling dat we Los Cerillos gingen bezoeken maar na een tijdje begon ik door te hebben dat we misschien toch al wat te ...

On to Gallup, Gallup, United States travel blog

On to Gallup

A travel blog entry by dbrainard

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From Sedona, we journeyed to Gallup, New Mexico, an interesting trading post town near the Arizona border. Most of the area in northern Arizona is Navajo and Hopi territory. Not far from Sedona, we stopped to check out the "Indian Arts & Crafts" signs ...

Albuquerque to Gallup, Albuquerque to Gallup, United States travel blog

Albuquerque to Gallup

A travel blog entry by roddywyllie

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... a few Indian trading stores here which are very reasonably priced compared to the traders in Santa Fe. The next stop was our hotel in Gallup. As we entered the city I set the satnav for the hotel and it directed us back along the I40 east for eight miles ...

The Hell I am..., Gallup, United States travel blog

The Hell I am...

A travel blog entry by mistere

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Fri 13-May-2016/Day 9: Santa Fe, NM - Gallup, NM ~271mi   I woke up in a great mood today.  I think I really needed the rest day and it was an excellent day.  We got ready for our morning briefing and Mike informed us that we had an ...

Gallup, New Mexico to Payson, Arizona Day 11, Gallup, United States travel blog

Gallup, New Mexico to Payson, Arizona Day 11

A travel blog entry by kacey13

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Today we're visiting friends in Payson, AZ. We got on the road earlier so that we would arrive at the Chasse's home by a reasonable hour. Payton is about two hours south of Rt. 66.  We saw the following sights along the way in NM: Devil's Cliff in ...

El Racho, Gallup, United States travel blog

El Racho

A travel blog entry by ramblinraasch

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     Our next stop brought us just inside New Mexico to Gallup. El Rancho is a very famous hotel along 66. As the signs says, it has been home to many movie stars over the years. Their pictures line the walls in the second floor of the ...

Petrified Forest and Gallup, Gallup, United States travel blog

Petrified Forest and Gallup

A travel blog entry by the2poes

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... they said they lose a ton of petrified wood every month)  We drove the loop and returned to the interstate and continued to Gallup, NM.  We arrived in Gallup around 7PM and I expected to have to do an after hours registration, but the guy was ...

Gallup to Page, Gallup to Page, United States travel blog

Gallup to Page

A travel blog entry by roddywyllie

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As we were going to cover around 300 miles today we left Gallup at around 8.00am. The first stop was Canyon de Chelly National Monument. The Rangers at the visitor centre offer guided tours and talks throughout the day. We decided to drive the south rim ...

El Morro, Gallup, United States travel blog

El Morro

A travel blog entry by lost-in-place

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... Best Value Inn. We’ll see – we’ve now twice heard train whistles, so it may be a night for earplugs!  Gallup is on Route 66, with motel upon motel, jewellery stores, pawn shops, native Indian shops, etc., along the Route for a few ...

Kingman AZ to Gallup NM, Gallup, United States travel blog

Kingman AZ to Gallup NM

A travel blog entry by pendemonium

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Just an FYI - If you requested a postcard, it's been mailed!   The last ones went in the mailbox this morning in Kingman, Arizona - right on Route 66 This morning I thought that I'd take tonight off from the travelogue and chill out a ...

DAY 11: Exploring New Mexico, Gallup, United States travel blog

DAY 11: Exploring New Mexico

A travel blog entry by lenarcik

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... are approaching California to quickly so we decided to go north for a day. We did a big reversed "U" from Santa Fe to Gallup even crossing Colorado border once or twice. We saw some spectacular mountain views, lakes and a Navajo Dam which was pretty ...

Kicks on Route 66, Gallup, United States travel blog

Kicks on Route 66

A travel blog entry by cowboyjim74

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... nbsp; Just past Thoreau is where I-40 crosses the Continental Divide at 7,379 feet above sea level. Shortly after this we were in Gallup, New Mexico driving down part of Historic Route 66 parallel to I-40.  Lunch today was pb and j and fruit off the ...

Day 48 Continue West to Gallup, Gallup, United States travel blog

Day 48 Continue West to Gallup

A travel blog entry by coldunn

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... scenery. Stopped at the Contintental Divide in New Mexico for a photo op and to stretch the legs.   Arrived in Gallup late afternoon  - showered and went to dinner at an Applebees downtown. Met a nice couple from Bristol, UK ( ...

hot scenery and baths, Gallup, United States travel blog

hot scenery and baths

A travel blog entry by snookymumma

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... of red - it is mesmerizing and enchanting. On past Albuquerque (I just love the way that sounds) and back onto Interstate 40 to Gallup for the night. We stay at El Rancho, yet another hotel famous for who has stayed there. I catch up on some WiFi time in ...

Moonscapes and Ancient Forests, Gallup, United States travel blog

Moonscapes and Ancient Forests

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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... under the clouds while we were in this part of the park and although we had a great sunset experience I was not satisfied with most of my photos of this area.  We went on to Gallup for the night with the intention of heading north to Canyon de ...

Route 66 stop over, Gallup, United States travel blog

Route 66 stop over

A travel blog entry by jamee

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... road for about 7.5 hours. We arrived 8.5 hours later after we lost an hour when we crossed the state border as well.  Gallup itself is in Navajo country and is promoted as the Indian heart land. For us however, Gallup was an overnight stop only ...

Another National Wonder, Gallup, United States travel blog

Another National Wonder

A travel blog entry by jimandclare

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... these obstacles.  Since Jim, the chauffeur, has developed a cold, we decided to skip the drive to Canyon de Chelley and to stay put in the Gallup area for two days.  We enjoyed a wonderful BBQ dinner at USA RV Park along Historic Route 66. ...

Land of Wide Horizons, Gallup, United States travel blog

Land of Wide Horizons

A travel blog entry by crossamerica

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... beside the biggest train yet; five locomotives at the front and three at the rear.  It must have been a mile long. Just before Gallup we crossed into New Mexico (the land of enchantment) and a new time zone.  First time we have cycled far enough ...

Three Great Visits in Western New Mexico, Gallup, United States travel blog

Three Great Visits in Western New Mexico

A travel blog entry by cliffandellyn

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We reluctantly left Santa Fe this morning and ended up our day in Gallup, New Mexico arriving in the middle of a wind and sleet storm. On the way there we went, as Ellyn is fond of saying, hither and yon and visited three quite different but fascinating ...

Tue. Nov. 3d Update - Over the Continental Divide, Gallup, United States travel blog

Tue. Nov. 3d Update - Over the Continental Divide

A travel blog entry by jimmoseley

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...  I figured that one out.  From there we drove in to Gallup, self-described as the Indian Jewelry Capital of the World. Gallup is named after the then-paymaster of the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad (1882.)  We had made a reservation this ...

Mid-Ride thoughts from Joe, Gallup, United States travel blog

Mid-Ride thoughts from Joe

A travel blog entry by ridewithjoe

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... Between the ages of 20 and 25 I had been around the world 3 times and seen many countries as well as much of the United States. Although seeing it while travelling for business is much different than doing it via motorcycle as I am doing now. Looking back ...

Day 25 - 315 Miles - The Grand Canyon, Gallup, United States travel blog

Day 25 - 315 Miles - The Grand Canyon

A travel blog entry by ridewithjoe

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We had a very interesting night. We called around and used all available resources to try to find a Motel for the night but were not able to. According to Hotwire and Priceline the town of Cortez, AZ doesn't even exist. It isn't even on the map. So we ...

Thursday-Day Three, Gallup, United States travel blog

Thursday-Day Three

A travel blog entry by travel2gether

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It was a very windy (25MPH) and cool (60's) day.  I thought the Southwest was warm this time of year! We have driven on this road three times in the last two and a half years and the scenery hasn't changed much.      Very flat with ...

Enjoying getting our kicks on Old Route 66, Gallup, United States travel blog

Enjoying getting our kicks on Old Route 66

A travel blog entry by dwlp.travelkids

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... designs in the walls along the side of the road. We stopped for fuel just past Albuquerque, and then were on our way to Gallup, NM. We crossed the Continental Divide on the way and the elevation topped out at 7,275 feet. Arriving at the USA RV Resort on ...

Mama Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys, Gallup, United States travel blog

Mama Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys

A travel blog entry by jimandclare

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Today we walked through the unpretentious city of Gallup, New Mexico.  The city was voted as The Most Patriotic Small Town in America by Rand McNallay's "Best of the Road", 2013.  It was a site of the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad and was a ...

Day 69   New Mexico, Gallup, United States travel blog

Day 69 New Mexico

A travel blog entry by granniesontour

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... airport so we have time. Filling up the car at the gas station a customer asked where we were going, he said we should go to Gallup just over the border. Gallup is a trading post for Indian artefacts and at first we were a bit disappointed. We went into ...

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