Travel Blogs from Grants
... ha ha ha jokes it was just heavy rains) disappears. But it was still another 2 hours before we get to Grants. The GPS takes us to Route 66 Grants. Lots of old motel signs (with the motel long demolished and gone) and your usual Route 66 souvenir places. The exit the GPS took us on was suburbia so there was no place for us to stay, so back on the I40 we go and take the next exit to find our home for the night - a nice and cheap Motel 6.
... if you don't, she wrote to us on several occasions). The kids were very compliant in drinking her soda -- and loved being able to watch TV in an airconditioned spot. The backyard had a lot of privacy, too with tons of wildlife. Quail, rabbits and other birds made their home back there. While we didn't get to see any javalina, the wild pig that's native to the area, there were lots of lizards for Ben to try to catch. I mentioned the lows were starting, and the next ...
... Park at Sky City Casino and Hotel, where we could fuel up cheaply, and be that much closer to the Fiesta grounds, as we have a limited window in which we can get to our site on Tuesday.
Think we'll take advantage of the Monday night Prime Rib Buffet dinner special while we're here, and we can report back on it to Ann & Ken and the rest of the gang that will be coming back here next Sunday after the Fiesta.
... to the public, due to the discovery of a presumed human-transmitted fungal infection that was killing thousands of bats. The monument preserves yet another spectacular landscape of our country. It can be appreciated by a scenic drive, but the best way to experience the incredible landscape is to take the 8-mile round-trip hike through the sandstone mesa which overlooks acres and acres of deep black lava flows, interspersed ...
... Geographic moment here, we were content with the structures. While it was amazing to see the pueblo and to imagine how it appeared to the Spaniards who attempted to raid it in the 1640s, it is clear, unfortunately, that the pueblo is no longer a fully functioning community. Even though there was some discussion of raising crops at the bottom of the mesa, it didn't appear that this continues into the present. Since the Pueblo has no running water or electricity, it ...
Other places to stay in Grants
1501 East Santa Fe Ave., Grants | 3 star hotelfrom $76
1504 East Santa Fe Avenue, Grants | 2 star hotelfrom $52
1512 E. Santa Fe Ave, Grants | 3 star hotelfrom $108
1551 E. Santa Fe Ave, Grants | 2 star hotelfrom $83
112 McArthur St, Grants | Hotelfrom $48