Quality Inn I-40 & I-17
Travel Blogs from Flagstaff
... typewriter room, old school room, and ancient native artifacts. A good stop all in all.
Still not much of the old road is drivable at this point so we hit I40 again and stopped a few miles down the road at the Jackrabbit trading Post. Route 66 has dozens of these old pit stop stations, some still operating and some obviously defunct. Just like gas stations and motels, the new interstate put many family businesses out of commission, but ...
... on a soft diet right after his snake bite and had a sore mouth! He is so SPOILED!
Day 1 ~ Arizona City to Flagstaff
It’s early… we want to get on the road and get past Phoenix on the way north before there’s a lot of traffic… since this is the first day on the road… we want to ...
... far so after around 20 minutes drive in which we seemed to be leaving the city we decided something must be wrong so pulled over and looked up Heard Museum and yes we had to turn back on the same freeway back to the city! Still don't know where it had been taking us as all had put in was Phoenix then Central Avenue, anyway back to almost where we started and the correct Central Avenue. The museum was great, we did 2 guided tours and ...
... but really
pretty at the same time. We headed along
the park road and took some pictures of the landscape which varied as we went
along, from grey volcanic ash deposits which had eroded over time to really red
landscapes as well. There were lots of
dry washes and streams mixed in as well.
Also an old part of the Route 66 passed through, this has disappeared
and been replaced by ...
... two places not to be missed are the Grand Canyon and Mesa Verde national parks. So these destinations became the bookends for our trip while planning other fun places in between.
We left Rochester this morning with connecting flights in Charlotte, NC and Phoenix. We were surprised to discover that US Airways flies into Flagstaff, which is only an hour and a half drive to the Grand Canyon. As it turns ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking