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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Day 8 - Red Rocks/Petrified Forest, Gallup, United States travel blog

Day 8 - Red Rocks/Petrified Forest

A travel blog entry by kellenberg

... . However, due to unexpected circumstances involving a Junior High School National Rodeo Championship, we were forced to pull over to an unscheduled campground, Gallup KOA, and settled into a refreshing sleep. Journal Crew Link to today's ...

33 ) Gallup, New mexico, Gallup , United States travel blog

33 ) Gallup, New mexico

A travel blog entry by bigdan1

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... avril 2014,   Gallup, je n`aurais pas cru utile d`écrire sur Gallup NM ...cette ville fut fondée en 1881 par David Gallup, un comptable de la compagnie de voie ferrée. Elle est surnommée Indian capital of the world et il est facile de comprendre ...

Halfway To Bryce, Gallup, United States travel blog

Halfway To Bryce

A travel blog entry by westymd

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We leave Albuqeurque in fine order and travel until 8:30 that night and land ourselves in Gallup, NM. There's a Taco Bell across the street, so we fill up and have a night in a crummy Econolodge with a toilet that won't flush. Oh well, atleast we're out ...

Prairie dogs and cowboy boots., Gallup, United States travel blog

Prairie dogs and cowboy boots.

A travel blog entry by dan_tess

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... the stone walls dating back to the 16&1700's. After leaving this landscape in the distance we headed towards our hotel in Gallup right on Route 66. It's a brilliantly quirky place called El Rancho where the old time western film actors and actresses ...

Gallup, Gallup, United States travel blog

Gallup

A travel blog entry by harleyrider2

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... the 1950's.   As we wove form the highway to Route 66, the rain continued. We reached a town called Grants, not far from Gallup and the road was flooded, with a raging torrent pouring out from the side, accompanied by mud and silt. So, a turn around ...

Just want to get there!, Gallup, United States travel blog

Just want to get there!

A travel blog entry by nikib

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What can I say? I'm really looking forward to getting to Sante Fe! Still have about 80 miles to go. This has been a VERY looooooong trip and I’m going to do everything I can, not to have to drive this car back to LA. Sometime over the next couple ...

Gallup NM, Gallup, United States travel blog

Gallup NM

A travel blog entry by berryfamily

... bikes down for a 3 mile ride into town to see the sights and experiance a little bit more of Route 66. We concluded that Gallup wasn't a town that we would miss too much. It didnt have much goning on except indian trading shops and bars. We were warned a ...

A Gallup through New Mexico, Gallup, United States travel blog

A Gallup through New Mexico

A travel blog entry by eaz

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We awoke in our tent to a babbling zozo, packed up and went for a quick walk down the sacred river of Paulo Duro State Park. Then back on the road to our last destination before Grand Canyon. We made a small detour off the motorway to visit a sacred ...

Jul 29, 2010, Gallup, United States travel blog

Jul 29, 2010

A travel blog entry by lovestodrive70

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Wild Goose Chase, Gallup, United States travel blog

Wild Goose Chase

A travel blog entry by kiwigal

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... , saw what I thought maybe Kivas besides the houses as these Indians are descendants from the Mesa Verde and Aztec people.  Rolled into Gallup around 7pm and along Historic Route 66 found a Hotel,  checked in and sorted, had a drink or two and ...

But we will never be here again......, Gallup, United States travel blog

But we will never be here again......

A travel blog entry by billhall

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... at sunset.  Laurie got to photograph a very pretty sunset over the desert, which made her quite happy. From there, we went to Gallup, NM, where we're spending the night.  We're staying in another Walmart Parking lot.....then we're off east again ...

Stunning NM landscape!, Gallup, United States travel blog

Stunning NM landscape!

A travel blog entry by fatherdaughter

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... getting better at breaking down the RV and leaving night site. When I first reviewed our purposed route, the mid-to-western states did not invoke much excitement.  Flat, bland, etc .  Very.  It is anything but that.  The ...

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