Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pauls Valley
Travel Blogs from Pauls Valley
... bit of trouble starting the van in the morning I was looking at a bit of a rush to get to Oklahoma City (where there's several congregations) in time for a morning meeting.
But an afternoon meeting would be a problem as I'd then be risking getting myself dirty handling some car stuff I was to pick up there. I asked the GPS if there was another Kingdom Hall closer.
"Yes!" it said. And so it led me to the small town ...
... another 2 hours before the Park Ranger woke us up to check on us and let us know it stopped raining. We went back to our area and saw that our tent was still intact and standing where we left it. We stood by the water for a while after we packed everything up and just took in the scenery. After about 15 minutes we decided to get going and grab breakfast before going to a place that I once swore never to willingly step foot in, ...
We took a side trip to turner falls becauseit was so hot. 94° today.
The falls were great and a nice picnic area
Some of the people took their picnic very seriously. 4 burner bbq with a hand trolley to carry everything.
Due to this side trip we Missed the Chickasaw Cultural Centre.
On the plus side we didsee a few armadillos . They were all sleeping on the side of theroad in varying stages of ...
... country. Cowboy hats and spurs seem to be de-rigeur when driving your pickup truck. Yee-haw.
Dinner tonight was at a Chinese all you can eat buffet next to the hotel. $10 inc tax and tip for all you can eat. The food was excellent too. Just my kind of place.
Another 350+ miles are on the cards tomorrow.
On a tip from my Aunt Diana, Michael and I stopped at Turner Falls National Park on route from OKC back to TX. We were so thankful for the tip, Aunt Diana! We had a lovely day and a half of exploration, relaxation and inspired awe.
The park is nestled in the Arbuckle Mountains in Davis, OK. It takes no extra miles than just ...