Tulsa Airport East
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. ...
... its progressive urban culture. However, out of the proverbial gas, we turned in for the night--ready for another colossal road day on Saturday--this time deep into the (northern) heart of Texas. The chirping of crickets, long a symbol of summer stasis, has taken on a more Hitchcockian vibe here in Tulsa...may we awaken from our sleep unharmed by this biblical pestilence. And may the breakfast bar be plentiful.
... Ooooooklahoma where the wind comes sweeping cross the plain!......... Sing a long, I know you want to! We think we will stop at Tulsa tonight so we have a bit of a way to go but for now we stay on the old road to pass through. Quapaw, and Commerce ( the birthplace of Mickey Mantle - famous baseball player) and is where Bonnie and Clyde killed Cal Campbell. Next we pass through Miami ( not the Florida one obviously....but wouldn't that be nice). Full steam ahead now ...
... 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 us had a good signal. Not only that but we got back in the car we had the low fuel warning. It was then more important to find fuel! Fortunately that only took a few minutes. We managed to find a hotel which looked deserted but turned out to be FULLY booked. The nice girl on reception helped us with a map and some hotel addresses. We were not far from the hotl when I spied another. However we decided to go with the first one and when I drove out ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility