BEST WESTERN PLUS Winslow Inn
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Day 6 - 275 miles approx.
We took I-40 west and into the yawning wilderness. Flat yellow-grass covered fields gave way to rising hills and red-rock cliffs. So long New Mexico, hello Arizona and Houk's Chee’s shop, a Native American trading post with an amazing collection of turquoise jewelry—which we didn’t purchase—and cinnamon-sugar fry bread— …
... exhausted so we didn't wander and didn't even go to the bar. All I can tell you from the brief look around I had between breakfast and bus boarding, it is southwesternly beautiful. From what we were told it was a Fred Harvey hotel. He built hotels along the railroad to upgrade the food and service for travelers. Just another note, we've been parallelling infamous Route 66, on this train trip. Missed getting our kicks, though. Not enough ...
... visitors were coming and looting the monument. They reopened it in 1966 with a new Visitor Center and paved walkways but no longer could visitors climb up the cliff and walk all over the dwelling. Great stop!
Montezuma Well National Monument is the next exit up on interstate 17 but if the crow was flying it is about a mile. This was the well that fed the creek that went by Montezuma Castle. You hike up a little hill to see ...
... would be important: washer/dryer, dishwasher and adequate living space for two adults and one frisky black lab (originally their eight year old lab, Otter, who sadly died soon after they began their dventure; they bravely got a lab puppy, Spirit, and she has adapted wonderfully to life on the road). We also attended "Life on Wheels" or as we call it, RV College, where we spent a week learning about everything from how to drive ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking