Homewood Suites Amarillo
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... park. Simply stunning location. We stopped at the top then Carl drove us down through the canyon and back up. There were great views to be seen, including buzzards and kites, cactus plants and beautiful rock formations. Finally we finished up on the outskirts of Amarillo city at a nice hotel. We had 20 minutes to get to our rooms and change before heading out again to a cowboy night. We went to a working ranch and watched the cowboys ...
... had painted and tagged them for years. I thought they were cool, but mum and Michael weren't that impressed! We then drive back on Route 66 to the famous Big Texan Steakhouse. It was just as fun as my lonely planet guide had suggested. Bright, loud and meaty, even I the vegetarian had a great time! Of course my food sucked as I literally had a baked potato and cheese sticks to choose from in the 4 page Carnivore menu, but I didn't mind, it was a ...
If only half of what we have planned for Amarillo works out for The Journey, it will be really special. And I should add, it's not just Amarillo, because the Panhandle-Plains museum in Canyon, TX, is also back on board and excited to collaborate.
We left Amarillo around 3:30PM, after enjoying some Texas BBQ at Tyler's BBQ, and then headed west, on Route 66...
... the Joads would have turned their noses up at a martini in the hot tub at the Country Inns and suites, given the option.
We passed the Texas Ranch Steak House on the way in to Amarillo, eschewing the offer of the free 72 ounce steak. The catch is that you have to eat all 72 ounces for it to be free, just like in Uncle Buck. Instead we are dining at Saltgrass with our new membership in the Landry's select club. We are also VIPs to the folks at Marriott now as well ...
... a blood infection that could be fatal. We left posthaste and saw the doctor on Friday. Because of the antibiotics administered at the ER and those prescribed, Peggy was out of danger and on the road to recovery.
Our gracious host in Amarillo, Phil Kielpinski, cannot be thanked enough for the hospitality.
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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