Fairfield Inn & Suites Albuquerque Airport
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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The day began with an early start. Our destination is Albuquerque, New Mexico with several stops along the way. We toured the Meteor Crater near Winslow, Arizona. This is the best preserved meteor site in the world. The crater is large-imagine 50 footballs fields on the bottom with 2 million fans watching in the stands. Our second stop was the …
... fast and small snake.
After that we stopped at Subway to get a lunch for a picnic and then headed to another open space park, this one on the west side of town. We ate at a wrought iron table on the cement patio overlooking a large field in front of the river where dozens of Canada geese gathered. To my delight, 4 sandhill cranes flew in and landed at the far edge of the field.
We explored two trails along parts of the Rio ...
... a while for a room I checked in. I walked around Old Town and while it was cool and all, and the weather here is great, it reminded me so much of Monterey's Cannery Row, in that it seemed to exist solely for the benefit of tourists; there was nothing really 'authentic' about it. I did have a great meal at the High Noon Saloon, and the hotel itself is very nice, but all in all I'm not so thrilled, so far, with my Albuquerque experience.
So we'll see what happens tomorrow.
... to graffiti?
The Cadillac Ranch was about 10 miles outside of town so we took the Fiat and left the pups to guard the RV. You can see the attraction from the road, it looks just like you've seen in pictures. A short walk to the car graveyard, and we went to work. Everything is already painted so we painted over a few spots to make our mark. I did 2 artistic pieces, one of our names and the date and one paying homage to my ...
... trail head, not too much traffic on the trail to contend with. If you are interested in seeing a Google Earth view of the ride, click here. Having the bike hitch on the car to bring the bikes was a really bonus of the trip. Not only were the rides a change from my daily ride on the Illinois Prairie Path, but it got us out of the car ...