Ramada Limited Holbrook
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Left Ashley sleeping and went down to the internet cafe to do mail and banking. Finally found the server working. Drove to the Painted Desert and Petrified Forest National Parks via Winslow, Arizona, where we did some "standing on the corner" listening to Eagles songs, then had some coffee. Painted Desert was OK, and Petrified Forest unusual. Very …
... was La Posada, a former Harvey House. It is one of coolest buildings in the southwest. The phrase victorian styled, hacienda hotel, describes this diamond in the desert. It is situated next to the railroad tracks and even has an amtrack station inside.
From Winslow it was on to Holbrook. A good Mexican restaurant and we headed to bed.
Don't act like the family who sat in front of me on the ...
... The Wigwam Motel with vintage cars parked in front of each teepee is still open for business. The teepees are constructed of concrete and steel. Each is 21 feet wide at the base and 28 feet high. Each teepee has hand-made hickory furniture, a sink, toilet, and shower.
Harlan will share his fixer-upper idea....lordy, I'm glad I'm no longer 40 because there's too much work involved in his ideas!!
... is true. The view was beautiful and shopping was fun! There were 2 shops with authentic Indian arts and crafts. We got a few things to add to our collection.
After that, it was pedal to the metal until we got to Holbrook. We passed what we thought was the painted desert / petrified forest along the way and it wasn't that impressive from the road. But since we were here, we had to go back and see it. We quickly set ...
... time zone since AZ doesn't observe DLST. We decided to stop @ Tee Pee City along the I-40 since we hadn't been in a single souvenir shop yet. And really, who can resist the lure of a giant metal Tee Pee along side the interstate! The kids all spent a couple of bucks on some genuine Indian handiwork.
Our next stop was the Painted Desert & ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed