La Quinta Inn & Suites Orange
Travel Blogs from Orange
... at our hotel we wanted to go walk around. Then the front desk said to go to Cafe Du Monde and get their famous donuts called "beignets"; they were delicious! The front desk also told us specifically, "Do not to go to Bourbon St with kids" and what did we do? Go to Bourbon St. Good Night. ...
... for "low hanging fruit" at Falcon SP. Once in the park we picked up CHIPPING SPARROW (couldn't believe it took this long to find this bird) and CACTUS WREN along with PYRRHULOXIA. Off we went looking for one last shot at RED-BILLED PIGEON again and basically I had stepped out of the car maybe 10 ft at Salineno when I looked up and said "Holy ****...there goes one". So happily we headed for town with a couple ...
... here are nowhere near as friendly as we've seen in our travels. I miss that.
Then we hit the Dubya Store near us in Lumberton. More excitement, especially when Lynn started looking at sandals. I excused my self and did some serious thumb twiddling.
The weather remains warm, but it's cloudy and could give us more rain. I realize that it's been "warm" in Helena, but this place more than rivals Helena for the GREEN. ...
... and sweet blue skies showing. The traffic got a bit hectic around St. Charles, still in Louisiana. The turn signal definitely does NOT work when you get closer to Texas. Must have something to do with the independence of such folk. We had no close calls, but I believe that most folks really don't want to run into a motorhome anyway.
We stopped at the Texas Welcome Center and Lynn replaced her well-worn map from our easterly journey through ...
... to Sea Rim State Park. This park was destroyed by a hurricane and they are just starting to put money back into it now. It is really pretty sitting on the Gulf of Mexico but so much of the park is underwater and under construction. Texas charges you and entrance fee and $10 to stay in a primitive site. I really don’t think they should charge a fee to get in at all but it does sit on the Gulf and it is very peaceful. There are 4141 acres of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services