Sands Motel

Address: 112 McArthur St, Grants, New Mexico, United States | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 112 McArthur St, Grants, is near El Malpais National Monument and New Mexico Museum of Mining.
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    19. Grants to Silver City (6 days, 275 miles)

    A travel blog entry by thomsontrolls on Oct 14, 2014

    76 photos

    ... desert. Today was just 28 miles and the profile looked pretty flat, so we assumed we would breeze through and be in Pie Town by midday for a pie lunch. But whenever you write off a day as easy, it tends to come back and bite you. The water source at twelve miles was dry, so we ended up spending an hour or so with the old couple who lived behind the spigot in what was effectively a huge warehouse; they topped up our bottles. As we headed on, the road climbed and then ...

    On the Road Again!

    A travel blog entry by lost-in-place on Sep 16, 2014

    1 comment, 8 photos

    ... I’m done” Pretty funny! As it was too late to go into the other area, we drove to an area that advertised a natural arch and hiked up to it for a photo. They say it’s one of the largest natural arches in the US. The only wildlife today were hundreds of furry black caterpillars. So, tomorrow we’ll go in the correct entrance – by the way, El Malpais is Spanish for “badlands”, and I believe it – the ...

    Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, Bat Cave!

    A travel blog entry by mrgrosskopf on Sep 01, 2014

    1 comment, 16 photos

    ... Anyway, we began our descent into the Xenolith Cave. Going into this we knew this cave would be far more difficult and contain numerous low level areas which would require loads of crawling. We got a few hundred feet in and noticed this fact right away, there was a small opening that shot down to a lower level of the cave. At the time we looked at it and thought there would be no way we could come back up if we went down so we explored the area and found a very small opening ...

    Route 66 - Flagstaff to Grants

    A travel blog entry by heinzdora on Jul 13, 2014

    ... ha ha ha jokes it was just heavy rains) disappears. But it was still another 2 hours before we get to Grants. The GPS takes us to Route 66 Grants. Lots of old motel signs (with the motel long demolished and gone) and your usual Route 66 souvenir places. The exit the GPS took us on was suburbia so there was no place for us to stay, so back on the I40 we go and take the next exit to find our home for the night - a nice and cheap Motel 6.

    Sedona, AZ

    A travel blog entry by abe_feuerstein on Jun 24, 2014

    3 comments, 4 photos

    ... rim. Apparently, the meteor hit the earth hundreds of years ago, causing a hole 4000 ft across. Oddly, in the parking lot as we were exiting, we saw a flatbed trailer pull in with a Big Mac McDonald's ride from a playland. We asked the folks in the truck about it. While McDonald's decommissioned these toys long ago, these guys held this toy as a beloved emblem of their childhood and had bought this one. They loved it so much, they had it restored by American Restoration, ...