Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lamar
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHoliday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lamar
Clean room, friendly front desk staff, very helpful. We are bicycling across the USA and this was our stay for the evening....We had a very restful time....
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We are nearing the end of our trip with a few neat places that we will still be visiting and writing about over the next week but our departure from Colorado is the end of our south west and western trip which really was the focus of the trip.
Saturday evening we were treated to a spectacular thunderstorm in Crestone with lightning bolts …
... to I-70 to Grand Junction, CO. Then it is US-50 all the way to Dodge City, KS. It is a little over 900 miles.
We found a beautiful Federal campground on a reservoir lake for the first night .
http://www.nps.gov/cure/planyourvisit/m aps.htm we stayed at Lake Fork campground. A nice paved pull through site, easy in and easy out, and with a storm coming in how can you go wrong.
We left Walsenberg, an old coal town now with only every third building occupied, to head across a long waterless section to LA Junta. We expected hot and boring. Though hot we got attractive and our best wildlife siteing day. Cara Cara, a road runner, barn owl, antelope , coyote, deer, rabbits and then past a rancher with a lot of exotic (if not wild) African critters. In La Junta we rested and ate. ...
Everyone was up early to catch a warm breakfast 10 miles down the road to Lamar. We passed through Swink a former sugarbeet processing town, now very quiet. Then through La Junta and Las Animas towns formerly on the Santa Fe Trail. We paused in Hasty for lunch with the locals and pedaled into Lamar with plenty of time left in the day. I cruised around town to absorb some of the local ...
... and listened to Ali's chore group give the Bike and Build presentation to a handful of locals. If you want any weird postcards, feel free to reach out to the "causal crew"-we like shopping during stretch breaks ;) But honestly, friends and family of Ali's-our team has been so blessed by her company and we appreciate all the support and encouragement that made/continues to make it possible. -Kim Lamar, ...