Travel Blogs from Elk City
Check out the cool pictures. This building and truck and handsome but somewhat chubby dude were the basis of a movie. (Okay the handsome but somewhat chubby dude is the not the basis of any movie except maybe " Nista, When are you do? How to eat across Route 66 and gain a pound or two a day).
... weeds in right field). But this party was a little much...
We were fortunate enough to arrive the same time they were dedicating a new exhibit to the museum. One of the local heirs to man that built a famous Clinton Oklahoma hotel was being honored at the unveiling of the new exihibit.
We were being honored with all you can eat chocolate covered strawberries, ...
... and not much to the town except for a refurbished gas station. Nonetheless, I did kiss the Blarney :-)
We made to to the KOA between Elk City and Clinton at about 6pm.. after dropping my dinner on the floor, we are kicking back enjoying a glass of wine and watching the Memorial Day Concert.
Tomorrow, it's 320 miles to home (for me, Beth still has to fly back to Portland).. we are already planning where we will eat when we get to NW Arkansas ;-)
... NM, one night in Tucumcari, NM, one night in Amarillo, TX, and two nights in Elk City. I find that traveling every day
or every other day is quite tiring. Over my lifetime, I've never really thought about my age and what actions are appropriate for that age. This last
week, though, as I drive down the road, I think, "You are 68 years old. Fool, what
are you doing driving cross country -- and by yourself? You should ...
... the kids movie "Cars" so there was a lot of memorabilia about - walls to sign and things to read.
The owner of the café had her 3 sons waiting tables - and they were great kids and breakfast was great.
Sometimes Route 66 is parallel to the freeway and other times, miles away. The lack of signs can be a problem but there's always the locals to ask who are so helpful. Some of the roads were great and others ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Flamingo Motel Elk City
Other places to stay in Elk City
101 Meadow Ridge, Elk City | 3 star hotelfrom $112
1100 Hwy 34 & I-40, Elk City | 3 star hotelfrom $66
102 BJ Hughes Access Road, Elk City | 3 star hotelfrom $81
2500 South Main Street, Elk City | 2 star hotelfrom $69
2802 South Main Street, Elk City | 2 star hotelfrom $95
2015 A West Third Street, Elk City | 1 star hotelfrom $93
108 Meadow Ridge, Elk City | 1 star hotelfrom $67
2606 Highway 66 East, Elk City | Hotelfrom $45