Hampton Inn Oklahoma City-Northwest
Travel Blogs from Oklahoma City
... trial, and execution of McVeigh. The Museum includes a number of actual trial exhibits and other evidence from the bombing. The first responders were portrayed as heroes who saved many lives by their quick response. Overall, this was a reminder of how evil people can be. It seems that we have seen quite a bit of this as we hit various memorials on our trip.
To lighten the mood, we then went to the National Cowboy and Western ...
... so it was a private ranger walk, and it was fascinating. She showed us the various buildings and the springs. The water is pure, straight from the spring. She also told us interesting stories, such as one about her her aunt who worked as a bath attendant. These jobs were held mostly by black people, and they turned out to be very good work. The ranger's aunt made enough on tips to put five children through ...
So, after Dumas, we travel led through the Texas panhandle and talk about butt ugly, that was it.. Industrial, with hundreds, if not thousands of working oil dredgers and all the equipment that supports them. Man, the people that live there are out of their minds. But then we descended into the canyons, where there were more curves than 12 Miss Americas, and finally came out into the plateau. We were headed toward Meredith Lake State Park, and drove around, ...
Literally... today we drove from Springfield to Oklahama City, through Kansas. Kansas owns only13 miles of the route 66 road, so it was a quick trip through this state. We did however pass a restored gas station which features an old Tow Mater - the inspiration for Mater from CARS. (well, thats according to our not alway so accurate guide/map book). Next stop: ...
Day 11 - Tuesday 10th September San Antonio > Oklahoma City - Interstate 35 North - Arrived at 4pm - stayed at Crowne Plaza - got taxi in traffic to brick town area - had dinner at Zio's (penne with sausage and meat sauce - YUM!) - walked around bricktown/river area Day 12 - Wed 11th September Oklahoma City > Santa ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking