Travel Blogs from Grants
... else left on the trail until Silver City. We didn't end up leaving town until two in the afternoon, but fortunately the ride to the campground was pretty easy going. We're getting an early start tomorrow to try and cover 70 miles as there's a thunderstorm due on Sunday morning which we are going to try and miss. It's likely to be a pretty grim day. Of the 11 cyclists that ended up getting stuck in Cuba, it's fair to say that all eleven are very much ready for the end of this ...
... We drove through extensive lava fields, in fact they built the freeway right through some passing Grants! I felt we were back in Hawaii as the lava in spots looks black and spikey just like Hawaii; other areas it looks like it flowed and then great pieces got heaved up. Interesting. The volunteer visitor centre lady had very little information to share, didn’t know what was down the road, as she said “I just drive here and then I go ...
... Anyway, we began our descent into the Xenolith Cave. Going into this we knew this cave would be far more difficult and contain numerous low level areas which would require loads of crawling. We got a few hundred feet in and noticed this fact right away, there was a small opening that shot down to a lower level of the cave. At the time we looked at it and thought there would be no way we could come back up if we went down so we explored the area and found a very small opening ...
... 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 ...
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