La Quinta Inn & Suites Tulsa Airport / Expo Square
Travel Blogs from Tulsa
Ian has gone out exploring in Tulsa, Oklahoma, while Mom is resting beside the pool and catching a few rays. Will not be going on the road until tomorrow......just travel Route 66 and take in some sights along the way. No pictures today.......you really DO NOT want to see me in my bathing suit. ...
... stood in our way...
The first stop we made was at a rock cave and cutaway alongside Route 66. There was a network of toe and finger holds that allow for reasonably easy access to the top, about 25 feet or 8 meters above ground. Once the top is reached, a small series of rock columns and cave openings provide some small thrills and surreal images from the inside of the cave outward.
... a bit like a ghost town but according to Melba it is on the rise. Can she talk! We had the past, the present and the future all wrapped up in a 30 second monologue, no time to breathe. It's hilarious , then this young girl turns up and goes behind the counter to take over her shift from Melba and within 60 seconds we have her life story as well! Yep, that's Melba's niece! We finally get out of the cafe after the boys have enjoyed a very cold beer and we are now armed ...
... it was along to Vinita and Foyil - in between was the Totem Pole Park, the tallest over 90 feet high. It was sorted by a local artist and fiddle maker who mixed the concrete in buckets - no wonder it took him 11 years. we stopped at the end of the road as there was a place advertising lunch - it wasn't open and the mannequin on the verandah was interesting.
Then, before long, we were in Tulsa - it was very hot and ...
... of pop!!!
A short way down the road we came across the famous Round Barn which had beel lovingly restored and now turned into a visitor attraction. One of the farmer's responsible and the CEO who must be in his 80s or 90s was called Mr Sam and he had fun telling us all about it and quizzing us on what we had seen.
When we made our way to the car the rain started lashng down. The car certainly needed the clean after yesterday's ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed