Travel Blogs from Holbrook, United States

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Over the Great Continental Divide!, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Over the Great Continental Divide!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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Was it time to move on? I left Montosa RV Park on the Plains of Saint-Augustine with regret.   Yesterday as I was procrastinating in writing about my revelation from 3 days ago, I sat outside in the sun and read a couple of sheets of ...

Hobbling Into Holbrook, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Hobbling Into Holbrook

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... .  Then I saw they were all wrinkled and overweight so I got on with fixing the punctures. We almost made it to Holbrook without another but then my back tyre gave me that sinking feeling again.  We limped home again to a lovely campsite and ...

On Our Way Home, Holbrook, United States travel blog

On Our Way Home

A travel blog entry by lord13

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Hello everyone today we went back to the Petrified Forest where we saw a lot of petrified wood!  We became Junior Rangers.  Then we went to a ranger talk where we played "Rigged" Jeopardy.  We lost very badly.  Then we took a little ...

Meteor Crater & Petrified Forest, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Meteor Crater & Petrified Forest

A travel blog entry by jenluchie

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Headed a bit east today to see the Petrified Forest & Painted Desert. On the way we saw signs for Meteor Crater so we dropped in. Very cool! 50,000 yrs ago a meteor crashed into this desert plain at about 26,000 miles per hour. This caused a giant ...

It All Started Some 225 Million Years Ago..., Holbrook, United States travel blog

It All Started Some 225 Million Years Ago...

A travel blog entry by pykesonthego

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   What a beautiful day it was to put the top down and drive the 28-mile loop through the Petrified Forest National Park and Painted Desert.  To borrow a phrase somebody else wrote in a review - there's nothing like spending time among 225 ...

Painted Desert & Petrified Forest, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Painted Desert & Petrified Forest

A travel blog entry by alvrez

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... of petrified wood around the park, some pretty colours in the wood too. We are staying the night at the KOA Holbrook http://www.koa.com/where/az/03103/ stil in Arizona. Holbrook is a kitschy little town that used to be big when Route 66 was in its ...

Have you slept in a wigwam lately?, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Have you slept in a wigwam lately?

A travel blog entry by ramblinraasch

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... picture of Joseph city. We just couldn't pass it up.      We were able to see yet another 66 oddity in Holbrook at the Wigwam Motel. For just $40, you get to tell everyone that you slept in a wigwam. The parking lot has all sorts ...

Slide Rock, Meteor Crater, Petrified Rocks, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Slide Rock, Meteor Crater, Petrified Rocks

A travel blog entry by kupdegra

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... , snow is still on the mountain peak. Now it's on to check into our hotel. There are a few standard hotels to choose from in Holbrook. We did the Day's Inn. Nice, clean and comfortable. They have a pool, but didn't get the chance to use it. ...

Ride from Amarillo to Holbrook, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Ride from Amarillo to Holbrook

A travel blog entry by rogersusieq

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    Today not much happened but a whole lot of driving 520 miles from Amarillo to Holbrook,AZ. We have 4 more hours in the morning to arrive at home. We have had a really great trip. We were able to do almost everything we planned, plus ...

Getin' Our Kicks on Route 66, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Getin' Our Kicks on Route 66

A travel blog entry by 2pcgrads

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Homolovi Ruins State Park, Winslow, Arizona is actually on the Hopi Indian Reservation near Winslow, Arizona.  In the 14th century an ancient people made a home along the Little Colorado River.  These people were called the Hisat'sinom, ...

Day 2: Leaving Las Vegas, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Day 2: Leaving Las Vegas

A travel blog entry by sschwaiger

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... - they are at the Mirage. So we saw the Shark Reef and then left Vegas poor but happy. Pretty non-descript drive to Holbrook. Passed by Hoover Dam. Had dinner at Cruiser Diner 66 just so we could say we travelled Route 66. Kids were amused ...

More sand, wind and cold, Holbrook, United States travel blog

More sand, wind and cold

A travel blog entry by griesenj

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... Time.  So actually we are 3 hours behind Maine and on the same clock settings as Dolly's daughter in California.   Next into Holbrook at the OK RV park.  Nice place (for Arizona).  It was just the wind and blowing dust.  We ...

Santa Fe to Holbrook, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Santa Fe to Holbrook

A travel blog entry by stoopittaway

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... breathtaking.  I'm worried about how I am going to feel about the Grand Canyon now.   So we've arrived in Holbrook and we are staying in a Wig Wam Motel, time for tea and more sight seeing adventures tomorrow.      ...

Our drive through the past, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Our drive through the past

A travel blog entry by rvcraigers

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Today we drove to the Painted Desert and Petrified Forest in Chuck the truck. Wow-Wow-Wow. What a place!  The road through the park is 28 miles long.  We first came to the petrified trees. Two hundred millions years ago they fell, were covered ...

Early to Bed; Early to Rise!!!, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Early to Bed; Early to Rise!!!

A travel blog entry by 29-ford-model-a

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...                         We drove into Holbrook, Arizona and ate lunch at Joe and Aggie's Cafe and then we're going to see the new Superman movie and check into our ...

Day 12, Wednesday, August 6, 2008, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Day 12, Wednesday, August 6, 2008

A travel blog entry by a3dennert

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... (http://www.meteorcrater.com/index.php). Wow, so close ....... but ...... well you know. We ended the day in Holbrook, AZ at 8:30pm the Holiday Inn Express. Arizona definitely deserves another visit to explore the many beautiful and historical sites ...

Just Keeps Getting Better!!!, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Just Keeps Getting Better!!!

A travel blog entry by 2pcgrads

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Petrified Forest National Park, Petrified Forest, Arizona is yet another spectacular feature of our country's landscape.  Had heard of petrified forests before, but wasn't quite sure what they were really all about.  Well, to put it as simply ...

Long Logs, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Long Logs

A travel blog entry by cth-road

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Our last stop at the Petrified Forest National Park was the so-called "Long Logs" Region. Here you could see the abundance of petrified trees. ...

Painted Desert, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Painted Desert

A travel blog entry by cth-road

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The Painted Desert is part of the Petrified Forest National Park. It is amazing to see. However, the camera just cannot grasp its full magnitude in colors. ...

Blue Mesa, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Blue Mesa

A travel blog entry by cth-road

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The Blue Mesa is also a part of the Petrified Forest National Park. In German pertified means versteinert. In this National Park, you find the world's largest accumulation of horizontally lying petrified trees. ...

Confused in Arizona, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Confused in Arizona

A travel blog entry by cliff-n-chris

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This morning we were away early, on our way to Holbrook, Arizona, planning to arrive mid-morning. As usual we were following the train tracks and Cliff saw lots of trains.  As we crossed the state line all we could see were huge billboards ...

Day 5 - Moriarty to Holbrook AZ, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Day 5 - Moriarty to Holbrook AZ

A travel blog entry by afoon

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... 30 miles. Everywhere we stopped outside the park had petrified wood all over the ground. The highlight of the day was arriving in Holbrook, AZ and getting a room at the famous Wigwam Motel. It was $50 for the night and the room was a blast. Anyone ...

Geologists, Pop Culture Icons.... for a day, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Geologists, Pop Culture Icons.... for a day

A travel blog entry by nista

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... in the desert.  It is situated next to the railroad tracks and is an Amtrak station stop. From Winslow it was on to Holbrook. We ate at a  good Mexican restaurant, Newt ordered Christmas… ask him some time,  and we headed to bed. ...

Holbrook, Arizona, not much happening here...., Holbrook, United States travel blog

Holbrook, Arizona, not much happening here....

A travel blog entry by eddieandwendy

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... Motorhome in for a service and tune up. Spent our time waiting to check out a bit more of the little town of Holbrook, witnessed a lady (???) being arrested, think she may have had a big night (obviously hadn't made it home or ...

Reminiscing about Newt's first Corvette, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Reminiscing about Newt's first Corvette

A travel blog entry by nista

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We woke up early today and had a continental breakfast.  It was good, not quite Santa Monica good, but still good.  The hotel worked out well.  It had a nice pool, clean rooms, the first flat screen TV of the trip (my memory is considered ...

A Tough Start to the Next Session, Holbrook, United States travel blog

A Tough Start to the Next Session

A travel blog entry by crossamerica

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Hi Everyone! Well after our day off the ride to Holbrook AZ started in clear, cold and windy conditions.  The temperature was around 3C and there was a strong wind from the south west.  Both Penny and I put on Gore Windstopper Jackets.  On ...

Holbrook, Arizona (Petrified Forest National Park), Holbrook, United States travel blog

Holbrook, Arizona (Petrified Forest National Park)

A travel blog entry by dalwadiworld

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... from New Mexico. Arizona is exactly like what you see in pictures - vast dessert stretching for miles with spectacular rock formations. Holbrook was another stop off town for us en route to the Grand Canyon but fortunately we were a stones throw away ...

What does Lighting Mcqueen have to do with this?, Holbrook, United States travel blog

What does Lighting Mcqueen have to do with this?

A travel blog entry by triviafanatics

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... "Wigwam Motel".  A string of motels shaped like teepees that once existed on Route 66.  Only three remain including "#6" in Holbrook, AZ. There's also a tow truck named Tow Mater and a mayor who once was a famous dirt track racing champion. ...

Albuquerque, NM to Holbrook, AZ, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Albuquerque, NM to Holbrook, AZ

A travel blog entry by epbrody

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... youngest daughter of the family. The road to the top is steep and winding, the view is spectacular. PHOTO_ID_R=view_fromm_acoma_pueblo.jpg]  We have stopped in Holbrook, AZ for the night.  Tomorrow we go the Payson, AZto visit my ...

Day 16, Painted and Petrified in Arizona, Holbrook, United States travel blog

Day 16, Painted and Petrified in Arizona

A travel blog entry by jjkaine

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... bad back and it wasn't 90oF! We ate lunch at a picnic area and concluded this had been a brilliant visit, perhaps on a bit of a whim, and the best decision of the day. We then made our way into Holbrook, Arizona for one night with the Grand Canyon ...

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