Extended Stay America - Albuquerque - Rio Rancho
Travel Blogs from Rio Rancho
... parts of AZ. A lot of Indian arts to see. Oh, there's this hot air balloon ship that sells everything known to man that can be designed a hot air balloon. The balloon fear is a big thing there in October... That is definitely on my bucket list to see. Leaving the second morning was long, hard, and of course desolate. Not much a scenery change from Az. Did get to see the Twin Arrows of Az leaving and entering back into the ...
... with my cousin James.
He has lived in New Mexico for several years, first with VISTA back in the 60s/70s era, or as we refer to it the Pleistocene era. (Yes, young people, we did ride dinosaurs.) And he was kind enough to put us up, and put up with us, for a couple of nights.
Having stayed with James before this trip, he ...
The RV park we stayed in last
night was a great facility and one that we would use again. From Gallup we headed south on AZ Rt. 602,
and then East on AZ Rt. 53 to “El Morro National Monument”. The drive was very interesting as we passed through
the Navajo Indian Reservation, the scenery changed frequently and the time
passed quickly. The principal attraction at El Morro National
Monument is a huge sandstone rock cliff ...
... excited to see that, and Elwood was enthralled by watching a documentary on Crocodiles. He so enjoyed it, we were so pleased that we went. After the museum we headed back to square and Elwood ran around and we soaked up the Mariachi band and the carnival atmosphere.
By this point, we are hungry so we head to a Route 66 diner. Now we have been to a few (ha!) of these along the way, but this one is so striking. It looks ...
We paid for a month at the RV park (cheaper rate then 3 weekly rates) even though we were going to move on to Yosemite before the month was up. We took care of Layla twice while here, and Valerie and Jason came down from WA. for a vacation. We rented a van and took Brian, Layla, Valerie, Jason, Patti and JP to Carlsbad Caverns in southern New Mexico. We also did a van trip without Brian and Layla ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed