Residence Inn Oklahoma City South/Crossroads Mall
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... looked and smelled very good. If you have children with you they have an interactive section for them to get "hands on" experiences.
Then it was off to Cattlemen's for a T-Bone. No trip to OKC is complete without a visit to this restaurant founded in 1910. The food and service were great!
... Route 66 stops in 2009. As the only constant thing is change, so has the MidPoint Café seen its share of changes. Ownership has changed, and while it looks pretty much the same, we hope that time marching on won’t close this little gem’s doors.
For "Cars" fans, the previous owner of the MidPoint Café was Fran - and she was the inspiration for "Flo" and her cafe was the inspiration for "Flo's V-8 Cafe." When John Lassiter visited ...
... to cover today!
Very few of those miles passed before we crossed another state line, into Oklahoma. This is considered to be the most Route 66-friendly state, with copious signage and lots of attention paid to their remaining sights and attractions. The signage, particularly, was much better than in Michigan or Missouri (Kansas can't really be judged either way on its 13 miles), and in another league to that in Texas which, we would come to find, ...
... and thongs in the muddy water and head back to the car.
The GPS steers us in circles around Oklahoma city and we get lost. We turn it off and just follow the main highway back to the signs for lodging. We stay at Red Roof Inn for the night.
The following day we explore Oklahoma City. We start by parking the Altima in Bricktown. We were lucky enough to park near the local baseball field and got there before game time so it was free all ...
... city and this nation will not be defeated" etched into a wall nearby.
We also ate at the famous Cattleman's Steakhouse near the national stockyards and had the presidential t-bone...the one that Bush likes to eat when in Oklahoma City.
Tomorrow is our longest drive on the trip as we near our final destination.
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