The Norman Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... moved to the historic section. An example of how complete the museum is: the barb wire display has 1300 different barb wire specimens chosen from 8000 submitted. Saddle examples were over 30. Exhibits for cattle drives, Indians, military, are all covered in fine detail.
We spent about 5 hours-so plan to spend the better part of a day and don't worry about food-they have a ...
... line (most notably the birth and death of the defining feature of mid twentieth century Cadillacs; the tailfins) from 1949 to 1963, half-buried nose-first in the ground, at an angle corresponding to that of the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt."
We came prepared with spray paint so Mac and Josie could make their mark on the caddies crammed headlong into the earth. The public has taken its toll on this piece of art. It’s not enough now ...
... that used to line it. The new Interstate roads often rip the heart out of certain communities, and many don't survive it.
Light was fading fast and we still had several miles to go to Oklahoma City, so we got onto the I-40 (see how easy it is to ignore Route 66 when you're in a hurry?!) and floored it to OKC, missing a couple of sights that we would have to return to tomorrow. We got there at twilight and managed to drive almost halfway round ...
We move from Texas to Oklahoma next. But not before we visit the Cadillac Ranch. This is art work set up by some hippies but funded by a millionaire. The hippies have taken some old Cadillacs and implanted them into the ground. Over the years people have been encouraged to bring paint or spray cans to leave their mark on the cars. The day we went there it was muddy from the rain from the night before. We of course were wearing our thongs (flip flops) ...
Destination Norman, Oklahoma Lake Thunderbird State Park. We skirted Oklahoma City which was nice. Traffic seemed very light for a big city. Took some turns off to get fuel and the long way to the lake.
Spent an hour at the dirty, dirty lake with the kids. I think swimming renewed their spirits. Although Rylynn increasingly getting sinus symptoms. Dry cough, headache, now she can't hear out of one ear all from the first day.
Went to ...