Travel Blogs from Eufaula
Another early start, packed the car and hit the road with a planned stop in some state park for lunch. We spent the drive trying to decide where to stop. We had big ideas about visiting the infamous Glory Hole in Arkansas, where a natural rock formation gives way to a sunny waterfall. We were given the heads up by someone name Sandy that Arkasas has been really dry and many rivers have run dry this season, so we called the park ...
... are the top of a plateau because all the trees are gone and you just have these rolling hills of grass. Once you cross the Oklahoma border, you are back into the treeline. Because it took over an hour and half to get lunch (note to self ... don't eat at the Chili's in Alexandria, LA), we didn't pull into our hotel until after 8pm. Made for a very long day. Two more long days of driving ... but it will be worth it in the ...
Wednesday, June 12 - We left OK City in the morning and drove east on interstate 40. This is going to be short today because it was such a hot, hot, hot day and we wanted to be off the roads before mid afternoon and high winds were expected. We checked into a COE campground Belle Starr, which I reviewed below on big, beautiful Eufaula Lake. Both of us took it easy today ...
... told us we had come a long ways since passing us. He told us we were crazy and left the gas station.
We biked for another ten miles and stopped at another EZ Mart to get more water (It was getting hot). Much to our surprise, there was the same truck and boat we had seen earlier. The same man wearing a baseball cap and eating a cheesey biscuit came out of the gas station. After joking about following one another we got to know the man as Clinton. He told us about a mountain ...
... we missed
the turnpike. Hwy 69 was a disaster of
potholes, rough patches, and bumpy transition seams. And the truck traffic was as bad as traveling
I-30 from San Antonio to Dallas. We
passed through Muskogee, of course singing about Okies, and then through the
city of Eufaula before arriving at our destination: Arrowhead State Park. Check in was easy. “Just go find you a spot and I’ll drive
TripAdvisor Reviews Loyal Inn Eufaula
Other places to stay in Eufaula
1300 Birkes Rd, Eufaula | Hotelfrom $77