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... through a residential area. At the point at which the two options meet I turned back eastbound towards the State Capitol Building before leaving Route 66 to go the the memorial to the Oklahoma City bombing of 1995. The museum that tells the story of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murray Federal Building is extremely moving and includes items rescued from the rubble as well as video accounts from survivors, rescuers and family of the deceased ...
... 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 ;-)
Oklahoma is in Tornado Alley so it's a good place to base yourself to wait for storm activity. Our first chase was amazing, we saw our first Super Cell and there were chasers everywhere; even a TIV! The hail was pretty crazy, it got a little scary at times but still very exciting. No tornados this time but we will keep going till we find one, only did a few 100km's ...
... 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 ...
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