Hampton Inn I-40 E (Tinker Air Force Base)
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National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. The art starts with all of the famous works: Remington, Russell, Lovell, Brodkin each have their own room displaying their work. Then there are rooms with many different artist's work-many look 3-D with oil painting. Each year an artist is chosen for his outstanding work and another painting is purchased. After looking at all this great ...
... the street to see the famous "Standin’ on the Corner" corner and sculpture to take advantage of "The Eagles" song "Take it Easy".
"Well, I'm a standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona and such a fine sight to see It's a girl, my Lord, in a flatbed Ford slowin' down to take a look at me Come on, baby, don't say maybe I gotta know if your sweet love is gonna save me We may lose and we may win though we will never be here again so open ...
... that used to line it. The new Interstate roads often rip the heart out of certain communities, and many don't survive it.
Light was fading fast and we still had several miles to go to Oklahoma City, so we got onto the I-40 (see how easy it is to ignore Route 66 when you're in a hurry?!) and floored it to OKC, missing a couple of sights that we would have to return to tomorrow. We got there at twilight and managed to drive almost halfway round ...
... and thongs in the muddy water and head back to the car.
The GPS steers us in circles around Oklahoma city and we get lost. We turn it off and just follow the main highway back to the signs for lodging. We stay at Red Roof Inn for the night.
The following day we explore Oklahoma City. We start by parking the Altima in Bricktown. We were lucky enough to park near the local baseball field and got there before game time so it was free all ...
... 50s to attract drivers on Route 66. The place was crazy -- a free shuttle (a limo with long horns on the front) picks up RVers from all over the place and brings them to the restaurant and back. Our driver told us that 150 people each night are transported to the restaurant. Inside the place is filled with kitschy stuff -- stuffed bears, rattlesnakes, a air gun shooting range, a corn maze, a sand art station, and some "architectural folly" in ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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