Red Lion Hotel Gallup
Travel Blogs from Gallup
- Straight shot to Gallup, New Mexico. Tori had her first experience with a monsoon storm. She was amazed, thrilled and completely terrified. For those of you who know how I feel about thunder and lightning, I was as stoic as can be but my fingers were white on the steeringwheel. I had to pry them off afterwards.
- We should make it to four corners before noon tomorrow.
... tours to drive within the village and to visit the mission, unlike the old days. Judy was impressed that in their culture when an adult child marries, they add on to the family home, creating long multi-family houses.
From there we drove to Ramah planning to drive on to El Morro National Monument. We were getting hungry and had to decide either to turn around and go back to Gallup or take our chances at the Stagecoach Café. ...
... were unable to find, either their location marked incorrectly or they have been demolished since the information was published. We stopped for lunch at 12:30 at a place called Blakes Lotaburger. More road food hamburgers. They were so-so. We continued on and passed Maccas and KFC - so not a lot of choice really. We then took a 20 mile diversion off-route near Grant to the Bandera Volcano and ice cave. We slathered up in sunscreen for the walking in 30 degree ...
... other times loveable. John was just John all the time............and I always liked that about him. He's still running and still winning. I like John Force.
We keep moving east, hoping for a real bit of route 66.....and we wind up in a small Arizona town that many people have heard of but know nothing about. We knew it was here and we had always planned a visit as part of the trip. We drove the motorhome into the town, found ...
... the rain continued. We reached a town called Grants, not far from Gallup and the road was flooded, with a raging torrent pouring out from the side, accompanied by mud and silt. So, a turn around and back to the freeway with the dark skies behind us getting worse and worse. In amongst all this, we crossed the continental divide in New Mexico.
Fortunately for us, we were bypassed by the worst of it and we got to Gallup for the night, rain free.
Gallup isn't ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool