Fairfield Inn & Suites Downtown / Historic Main Street
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Drove Green River to Grand Junction, not very strenuous. Took the Colorado National Monument tour, pics describe all. Holed up at Marriott downtown, bit of a luxury but great room/suite for $89 and proper breakfast was needed and deserved by weary travelers. Downtown area pleasant, strolled around. Visited apartment site to look at 2 bed, but bit …
... soon as we crossed into Utah, the landscape changed dramatically. I don't know how to describe it - soaring, ancient, rugged, peaceful. Our National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways used the phrase "soul-aching beauty," and that's just what I felt over and over again as we stopped at so many view points.
Imagining the pioneers who traveled ...
... to shower the town with rocks and debris. As I enter the town there is a hive of activity. And Jeeps were ever where. I see a sign and its the annual jeep muster. And there really was a good show of jeeps. Either driven in or being trailered. They were in all sorts of shapes and sizes. The surrounding countryside was a mecca for 4x4ing. There was trails ever where, and even in the early evening light you could see ...
... I say that because it seems that each thing we see is more spectacular than the last. The Colorado National Monument is so beautiful I can't conceive of anything more beautiful.
I wonder if the people of Colorado take what they have for granted. This is the most beautiful state I have ever been in. And as Lynn and I were talking about this morning, there are 3 major areas of the state we didn't get to ...
... About two scebic miles down a small sign read "Indian Writing." I pulled over. Thus was our destination. Along the rock wall, covered with natural blackish varnish, were dozens if petroglyphs and rock art left by various prehistoric Indian travelers. Some were over a thousand years old and made up if peck marks Luke the ones we saw in Nevada. Others were carved and painted. The ghostly histories recorded on the wall were easier to follow here than anywhere else I've ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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