Budget Host Derrick Motel

10301 Santa Fe Trail Dr, Trinidad, Colorado, 81082, United States | 1 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Trinidad

Road trip turned snow trip

A travel blog entry by kiaramichelle

5

... Montrose. We didn't get very far before a warning light came on in the car...it was an easy fix low tire pressure so in the rain the tires were pumped up and we continued. As we got higher up it looked like it was starting to snow. Then we got further and it was snowing...so our road trip turned snow trip. The first snow of the seasosn was cool but not what we were planning. It was a little late to turn back we had to drive and find somewhere safe. Michelle did an ...

Fort Union National Monument

A travel blog entry by wheresgordon

... in the Civil War and the Indian Wars. At one time it was the largest fort west of the Mississippi. With the arrival of the railroad in the 1880s the Santa Fe Trail lots its importance and so did the fort along with it. It was eventually abandoned in 1891 after 40 years of operation.

The fort suffered from neglect for the next ...

Capulin Volcano National Monument

A travel blog entry by wheresgordon

... made a national monument in 1916. The volcano is relatively young with an age of roughly 60,000 years. Unlike many cinder cone volcanoes of this age, most of it is covered in soil with a juniper and pinyon pine forest.

I first went to the Visitor Center and watched a short movie about the geological history of the area. I then hiked the short Nature Trail next to the Visitor Center, ...

Happy Birthday Bill

A travel blog entry by davidpower

9
20

... a fairly early start. A couple of hours of Great Plains then the terrain changed instantly to hilly scrubland in New Mexico. Un-populated and not agricultural in any way. This is how it has been for millions of years without man trying to tame it.

We had an easy off road route planned and an option of a more challenging one. We went for the *********e but within about 10 miles we had lost the trail and were circling around as the heat began to rise. ...

Getting organized for camping

A travel blog entry by nayandjay2

4

... ago. An awesome place...the highest dunes in the US, so oddly tucked between major mountain ranges. There you can stand on a dune and gaze upon a 14,000 plus foot snow capped mountain , one of the 4 tallest MTS in the lower 48. The plan is to drive there..2 hours or so, set up camp and then go on mini walking adventures. A creek runs thrnear the dunes. In May the creek can run 3-4 feet deep...kids come to sled down ...

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This 1 star hotel, located on 10301 Santa Fe Trail Dr, Trinidad, is near A. R. Mitchell Memorial Museum of Western Art, Blanchisseuse Beach, Uncompahgre Peak, and Trinidad Brewing Company.
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