Days Inn - Holbrook - Gateway To Petrified Forest
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... from which the Painted Desert gets its name. Beginning about 60 million years ago, the Colorado Plateau, of which the park is part, was pushed upward by tectonic forces and exposed to increased erosion. All of the park's rock layers above the Chinle, except geologically recent ones found in parts of the park, have been removed by wind and water. In addition to petrified logs, fossils found in the ...
The Petrified Forest National Park has both the Petrified Forest and the Painted Desert which is east of Holbrook, AZ. The Visitor's Center near I-40 is where the National Park begins with the Painted Desert. We didn't really know what to expect - it was just like it sounds - just like someone painted it in a picture. Can't even begin to describe all of the different formations and colors that changed as we went further south ...
... Route 66, they will park old cars through out the parking lot to add a little 'charm' and keep the lot from looking empty. I guess the idea has merit, but it doesn't really help if the cars have apparently been there for decades and are all slowly falling apart. Instead of thinking, 'Wow, this place must be popular!' we often thought, 'Gee, why is the parking lot full of rusty old decrepit cars?' No worries, we were willing participants of ...
Getting as far as Oatman was an interesting drive, but the next 28 miles on old Route 66, to Kingman, was even more so: steep switchbacks and 15mph hairpin bends made the 2,100 foot change in elevation exhilarating. I was glad we were traveling west to east as I was on the inside edge most of the way. This drive took an hour. The next hour, we covered 70 ...
... no diving was allowed but no mention of bombing, yes you know it top bomber was in action again. There was a group of 2 German biker couples, hogging the sun loungers and the one table with parasol. They did move from the loungers when I top bombed in their direction. The two blokes looked pregnant, the one with a hillbilly beard looked almost full term & about to drop; his shorts were hanging half way down his bum, no high rise pants just a m************ his mate ...