La Quinta Inn & Suites OKC North - Quail Springs
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National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. The art starts with all of the famous works: Remington, Russell, Lovell, Brodkin each have their own room displaying their work. Then there are rooms with many different artist's work-many look 3-D with oil painting. Each year an artist is chosen for his outstanding work and another painting is purchased. After looking at all this great ...
... for dinner, with an Applebee’s on the horizon. Service was a bit off, but the staff was apologetic. We believe we had a newer, or should we say, inexperienced waitress. God bless her, she was trying, but seemed to be overwhelmed. We got our food, we ate, and we were off, no harm done.
It was dark now, and we were coming into Shamrock, Texas. Perfect. There was an old gas station that we missed on our 2009 trip that we wanted to see, and ...
... and arrived as the shadows were lengthening and the light was ideal for photos. We took several but, while the totems were quirky and brightly coloured, there's only so much good lighting can do and we left feeling that we would undoubtedly see better examples (proper wooden ones!) in Canada.
Onwards, then, to Catoosa and another of Route 66's most iconic sights: The Blue Whale. Words can't describe how deliciously tacky this is. A ...
We move from Texas to Oklahoma next. But not before we visit the Cadillac Ranch. This is art work set up by some hippies but funded by a millionaire. The hippies have taken some old Cadillacs and implanted them into the ground. Over the years people have been encouraged to bring paint or spray cans to leave their mark on the cars. The day we went there it was muddy from the rain from the night before. We of course were wearing our thongs (flip flops) ...
A lot of people remember where they were on April 19, 1995, when domestic terrorists detonated a truck bomb in the middle of downtown Oklahoma City. I was actually too young to really understand what happened...I knew it was bad, but so was a merit loss in class. Today we drove from Albuquerque to Oklahoma City on a quiet Sunday ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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