BEST WESTERN Medical Center Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Microwave in room
- Multilingual staff
- Refrigerator in room
- Swimming pool
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... bar doors. Made for a great host to our cowboy themed evening. Everyone looked the part and there were some classic costumes about. 5 people in our tour attempted the 72oz steak challenge! None of Them finished.... We had a normal sized steak, potato, salad and beans and we all struggled... But it was a fun night. A bit of line dancing later and some local beers and Don and I called it a night around 12. Up at 7.00 tomorrow for our 7 hour drive to Dallas, ...
... over it. Now he's a believer! We hit up the Super Center, and I have this sense of Friday Night Lights- there is a section of college and highs school football gear- man how I wish we were here for a game- maybe there's a local Tim Riggins or Coach Taylor! We ask the girl at the check out if there's anywhere to eat in Canyon- beyond fast food, she doesn't think so, but gets quite excited to tell us there's a TGI Fridays just up the road in Amarillo. We pass on that, ...
Today was a road day! We drove all day through Colorado and into Texas. A long drive, but our reward for getting in early was pool time at the hotel! During mid-road-trip polling of passengers on this trip, we learned that the hotel pool ranked up there with the most exciting attractions and land formations, so this has become a priority for us, as a great way to get out some energy and unwind, especially after a long day in the car.
Steinbeck never says much about Amarillo in The Grapes of Wrath. He mentions it once at the beginning of Chapter 16. "Then went through Amarillo in the evening, drove too long, and camped when it was dusk." Later on he says "The Joads and Wilsons were in flight across the Panhandle, the rolling gray country, lined and cut with old flood scars...The land turtles crawled through the dust ...
... fields as well as the road climbed up onto the Llano Estacado. The Llano
is the pancake flat high plain around Lubbock in west Texas that I like to say
is so flat you can virtually see the curvature of the earth. The Llano ends
abruptly in an scenic escarpment on its each side which separates it from the lower
elevations in the rest of Texas. There are several state parks in the hilly
area including Caprock State Park ...