Holbrook Gateway Inn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... These are what make this route so spectacular. This is even more so in the Painted Desert and within the same park, the Petrified National Forest. Visiting the Painted Desert is an unforgettable encounter with Arizona nature. It is a broad region of rocky badlands encompassing more than 93,500 acres, which has a vast landscape featuring rocks in every hue – from deep lavenders and rich grays ...
... viewpoint.....everyone was different as the photos will show. It is against the law to take any samples away from the area. People that have done over the years have had bad luck so have admitted what they have done and sent the rocks back. There are huge piles of these returned rocks because these can't put them back into their natural settings. We appreciated having the time to look around and not be told to go to the 'restroom' ! This is an area which is a must to ...
... an old Eagles' song. The town has made the best of it and we dutifully stopped by to visit Standin' On The Corner Park. The feature of the 'park' is a statue of a man standin' on the corner. There is a flatbed Ford truck parked in front of him. That's about it. Another old Route 66 photo op, another bumper sticker, a round of Gatorade and snacks at the store nearby and Winslow is in the rear view mirror. Take it easy.
Now in the ...
... we hopped back onto I-40 to Holbrook, arriving a little too early to check in to Wigwam Motel #6 so we checked our AAA app and Trip Advisor and decided to have lunch at Joe and Aggie's Mexican American down the street. Joe and Aggie's is genuine Route 66 and genuinely authentic Mexican food. Also, it's cheap!
After we checked into Wigwam Motel #6, unit #9, we headed back out for our planned visit to the Petrified Forest National Park, ...
... we realised that it was heading north. Back on track, we followed the mother road and passed by Manuelito Chapter, now in Indian country & settlements of chief yellow horse. Stopping off just the other side of the state border in Arizona at Tee Pee & Yellow Chiefs trading post. Then passing shortly after was fort courage and then it was just open plains for miles with nothing in sight, but a flat horizon after all the Rocky Mountains we had just come thru. ...