La Quinta Inn Santa Rosa
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We are on our way to Santa Rosa, NM for our next stop. Santa Rosa is located on historic Route 66. This will be the first time I have officially traveled along this route and I'm kind of excited about it.
I am hoping that the excitement of our Route 66 visit will overshadow the excitement of getting pulled over by the Texas State Police …
... new motor home worth around $400k, it was pure luxury. It was a house on wheels. We then looked in one that was being cleaned ready for sale. It was 7 years old but still in amazing condition. Everything you would need including dishwasher, big flat screen TV, leather seating and a queen size bed. Dream on, Harvey is our champion, we need not look any further. The Big Texan Hotel is next. It's like all things in Texas, its big and not meaning to offend ...
... into our night stop of Santa Rosa easily before 7. People have recommended the lakes, so we'll try and find them maybe in the a.m. We had to ride to a couple of motels rather than booking ahead as I've not had any phone reception since entering New Mexico, hopefully a momentary blip, as we may be diverting off route66 for a day or so to see Monument Valley and it'll mean a few nights in NM. it'll eat up a day or two off the route, but hopefully be worth ...
... Kit Carson. It was in 1864 that Carson forced more than 8,000 Navajos to make the 300 mile Long Walk from Fort Defiance, AZ to the 1,024,000 acre reservation at Fort Sumner. The fort was abandoned in 1868 and the Navajos were returned to their tribal lands which seemed to be most of New Mexico and Arizona (only kidding).
Billy the Kid escaped from jail here and shot his guards in 1881. Three months later Pat ...
... apparently whatever is available, all mixed together. And the names of the small towns changed from the Indian sounding names on the east side of Oklahoma, to familiar sounding names on the west. And there were no more casinos.
Around 10 AM it was like we suddenly passed through a warp. We crossed over to Texas and the crop farms became ranches…the land became scrubby, rutty prairie with cattle. We drove ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking