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Travel Blogs from Checotah
Sun Jun 21, 2015
Departure: 9:30 AM, Memphis, TN
Arrival: 4:30 PM, Checotah, OK
Miles: 366.4 miles
Travel Time: 7 hrs.
Checotah is the home of Carrie Underwood. She did NOT greet us at the town limits, thank you very much.
If you know who Carrie Underwood is, I'm sure you’re impressed.
If you don’t, you’re probably ...
Sunday, Oct. 27th. We had a wonderful drive through the Arkansas Mt's along route 270 in the western part of the state. Lots of autumn colors, beautiful mountain scenery, good road. Just the time we crossed over into Oklahoma things changed a bit! The road was in poor shape and there wasn't the attention to a litter free state that we had experienced in Arkansas.
We drove to Arrowhead ...
... as a neighbor (we found out later that Cliff, the guy driving us around today, had been given three donkeys, kept one, found a home for the other, and is trying to re-home this last one).
The next morning, I wandered around the fairgrounds as John got ready and discovered that we also had three horses as neighbors too! Two of them immediately came over to me and let me pet them as they searched my person for any sort of treats. I came back a bit ...
... center. Talked to a gal who knows Oklahoma. Lot of stuff here. Because our National Park Itinerary has been squashed we may take a different route home. I found a place to camp. Warmer than the 1 st place we picked, North do I-40. This one is South of I-40 and is not 'spose to get in the 40's. 52. At 4:07pm we got here . Lake Eufaula State Park. We pitched the tent and promptly sat down to a Smith and Kearns & rum and coke. Went for a walk to see the ...
Another early start, packed the car and hit the road with a planned stop in some state park for lunch. We spent the drive trying to decide where to stop. We had big ideas about visiting the infamous Glory Hole in Arkansas, where a natural rock formation gives way to a sunny waterfall. We were given the heads up by someone name Sandy that Arkasas has been really dry and many rivers have run dry this season, so we called the park ...
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