La Quinta Inn & Suites Dodge City
Travel Blogs from Dodge City
... from Alaska. It stands out in memory because Wendell managed to "somehow" back into a light standard while we were playing tourist. Envision it: no cars anywhere near us and he backs straight out into the pole. He wasn't happy about it and neither was his bumper. It wasn't the first mishap on his new truck. At a previous stop, he forgot to let the tailgate down before pulling away, ouch! This trip hasn't been without its mishaps either. There's a new crease along the ...
... place called Kate's. We toured Fort Dodge and saw the vast cattle feeding areas where the cows are fattened up before they are slaughtered. Dodge City has four meeting processing plants with two of them being the largest in the country. Brian and I also drove out to a site where you can still see the ruts of the Santa Fe Trail. We also toured the oldest building in Dodge City still on its original site. It is a house built of limestone in the late 1800's. We learned that Dodge ...
So, I did actually drive to the middle of nowhere in Kansas to go to Dodge. So I could then leave quickly.
Unfortunately, there really isn't much there. They have a historic district, but it was all shut down by the time I rolled in. The place seems to be a residential city, and by that I mean that there are shops and bars and restaurants, but no industry that I could see. No one wants a sky scraper there.
... So got a fab room @ Days Inn, had a refreshing salad for supper followed but the Hot Tub and a swim. What a life!
This morning when I started I had to stop and put my rain jacket on because it was so cold (20c) and the cross winds were fierce. Route 50 was a combination of Highway (75 mph+) and 2 laner (65 mph) I was smiling on the highway going 80+. The landscape changed ...
... resless sleep. Eventually after ignoring the alarm and snoozing it for a while we got up at about 10am. We got ourselves ready, didnt bother with breakfast and left at around 11am. the temp was already in the mid 80's. Laura navigated us to the road we needed with ease and i got my foot down for just over an hour before we decided to turn of and get some fuel for the car and us. I filled the tank, payed at pump and parked up so we could go shopping, it ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking