Atrium West Inn Hotel & Suites
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Atrium West Inn Hotel & Suites Fort Stockton
Travel Blogs from Fort Stockton
... to Marathon, which doesn't take as long as we expect so we decide to carry on to Fort Stockton to save a bit of time on tomorrow's drive.
After driving on long, straight roads across huge, flat plains for many, many miles we arrive at Fort Stockton, locate the main street and find a Super 8 motel to stop at for the night. Dinner and a bit of shopping before heading back to the motel to chill for a bit before heading to bed. ...
... Paso, the roads opened up and posted speed limit signs were posted at 80 mph.
We spent the night at the Van Horn KOA - nothing fancy, but comfortable and big sites. Sandy was happy - they had two fenced in dog parks to run around in. The sunset was beautiful --- the sky is SO big. This is just a stop on our way to San Antonio. We have a couple of one night stops before we get to San Antonio where ...
We got off I-10 for gas at Rt 18. This older guy was tracking miles and such on a trip with his sons. He stood by that gas pump waiting for his numbers to record in his book and when the wind took his receipt in flight he tore off after it. For an old guy he moved pretty well. His sons couldn't believe it and he was close to being run over by a semi.
Anyway we headed ...
... of Dallas and Fort Worth...the fog stuck with us.....and started freezing to whatever it hit. There was ice in the trees, on the powerlines....and on our windshield. I washed the road cack off at a fuel stop, only to have the wash water freeze immediately. It's colder than dammit outside and every stop to fuel up was agonizingly cold.....with a nice 15 mph wind to boot. We were careful along the way, taking special care on bridges and ...
Midday temp: 25C
The temperature was a pleasant 14C when we went to bed so I didn't turn the furnace on, but through the night the temperature dipped to -4C. I was up at 0530 to turn it on when I realized how cold it was in Star.
We woke early today because we thought the time changed once we were in Texas, but we were wrong, it didn’t change for another 50km down the road. So we were ...