Hilton Garden Inn Oklahoma City Midtown
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... looked and smelled very good. If you have children with you they have an interactive section for them to get "hands on" experiences.
Then it was off to Cattlemen's for a T-Bone. No trip to OKC is complete without a visit to this restaurant founded in 1910. The food and service were great!
It was hard to leave the La Posada, and if home hadn't been on the horizon, we probably would have lingered longer to look around a bit more. This might have been Mary Colter’s crowning glory. So glad someone saved it for all of us.
We had breakfast in the "Turquoise Room," just as we had dinner the night before. They have done a wonderful job of restoring this hotel.
After breakfast, we packed up Old Blue, and then took a quick ...
... painted in garish blue at the side of a small lake. It's big enough that you can walk through it, has little slides that kids can whizz down, and a little loft up a ladder that kids can climb up to (and some adults...yes, me). It looks a little tired, but then that's pretty much the norm for Route 66 - odd spots of loving restoration and preservation interspersed with long stretches of decay and neglect, not only to the road itself but to the buildings ...
... a lot more that Shiou.
Dinner is at Bourbon Cafe where I had a disgusting lobster bisque, two sips and I had to give it up. I ended up getting a rice and beans soup which tasted similar to what we had in Belize so I was happier.
Before heading home we decide to check out Coyote Ugly. I loved the movie so I was curious to see what the hype was about and Hinesh wanted to see dancing girls on bars. As we enter we are greeted by a ...
... city and this nation will not be defeated" etched into a wall nearby.
We also ate at the famous Cattleman's Steakhouse near the national stockyards and had the presidential t-bone...the one that Bush likes to eat when in Oklahoma City.
Tomorrow is our longest drive on the trip as we near our final destination.
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