Days Inn and Suites Red Rock Gallup
Travel Blogs from Gallup
... Pete and went inside to a diner decorated with hundreds of chickens. We ordered from the friendly waitress and Harlan, Judy and I received our orders quickly. Unfortunately she didn't have Pete's order, and said to him, "I'm sorry, there's a problem with your order. The cook dropped your burger on the floor and she has to make a new one." We had a good laugh over that….at least she told him rather than serve it to him....at least we hope so. ...
... a 20 min return trip to the ice cave. Solid ice inside a deep cavern down some steep stairs. Hard to believe anything could stay frozen with the heat outside but the lava stone must be insulating it. We next walked the 40 min return trip up to the rim of the small volcano - over black sand and uneven black lava rocks - climbing to just over 150ft. We saw the hollowed out crater of the now dormant volcano, and the hard black remains of the lava flow that ...
... lot by the Moose club and walked a few blocks to the center of town. We wound up "standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona".
There are lots of rumors that this isn't the real corner, and it's another corner.....whatever. We thought it was fun. We went in the gift shop, got souvenirs, took pictures.....all the touristy stuff. But that's why it's there. Then we walked back, got in the motorhome and headed east.
... but was founded in 1881 when the first Santa Fe railway rumbled through, calling itself "The Gateway to Indian Country" because its the largest town near the Navajo and other Native American reservations of the Four Corners Region.
Sean, Karl,Vicki and Julie went off to have dinner at the El Rancho hotel which is an old hotel built in the 1930's and we were told had been restored. All of the rooms in the old wing have been named after the movie stars who have stayed ...
... gave birth to about 4,000 sons named either Fred or Harvey or both." In 1942 Samuel Hopkins Adams wrote a book titled The Harvey Girls and in 1946 MGM released a musical film starring Angela Landsbury and Judy Garland. If you've stopped reading, I don't blame you but I tend to get a bit absorbed in some of this history. Leaving the park we now head to Holbrook.... Not much to see here, another sad example of what once was. There is however the Wigwam Motel. It did close ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services