Hampton Inn Fort Stockton
Travel Blogs from Fort Stockton
We left San Antonio and joined I-10 west to Fort Stockton, The scenery began with rolling hills, and scattered sub-divisions. It was a surprisingly quiet drive with very little traffic the whole way,
We passed beautiful carpets of wildflowers all along the highways before the terrain became more hilly and desolate, but still very pretty …
Left Bandera at 4pm, headed up to I-10 and arrived in Fort Stockton at 7:45. I need to be on the road early tomorrow as I want to get to Tucson which is approximately 560 miles.
We debated about whether to stay put at Leasburg Dam State Park for another day because of the weather threat in the West Texas area. There has been a hurricane that hit the Acapulco region of Mexico, doing much damage, and then proceeding into the U.S. and West Texas. We finally decided to stay on schedule and head for Ft. Stockton, TX. The weather looked threatening for a time as we ...
... We wandered around and found some animals. Mariah's very good at slowly sneaking up on living creatures while taking numerous pictures til they bolt. She's responsible for the bulk of the close-ups. During a pee run during the first night, enjoyed a beautiful night sky. The stars were big and bright and numerous, it was overwhelming! I scared a snake the next morning and Mark caught it for show and tell.
... Ghost Town. We arrived at the camp site and it was pretty windy. We had to set up our tents in these strong winds which was a task in itself. We all had to team up to set up each tent and hammer them into the ground so they didn't fly away.
We managed to cook dinner and clean dishes in the strong wind and then it started to get dark and the wind was not easing up and it looked like a strong storm was going to hit us. The winds were so strong that the poles holding up ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services