Travel Blogs from Tucumcari
Happy 4th of July Everyone!! Hope you all have a lovely and safe holiday!
This morning we left the town of Elk City and we have a long day on the road. It's suppose to be in the upper 90's and I've got my big spray bottle filled to the top with water. I'm READY!!
As we travel thru western Oklahoma, Dave decides to take a …
What a classic. "One of the two historical, Iconic motels from route 66." That is a direct quote from Newt, who ironically is becoming a route 66 legend himself. The motel is a group of cottages that has been bonded together with vintage chairs out front. Folks ...
Oddometer 1321 miles. Today was a pretty easy day where we logged only 163 miles driving. Got up this morning and headed to Palo Duro State Park. We spent a couple of hours driving around in the park, stopped and did two hikes. Hopefully the attached pictures do some justice to the scenery. It's a very beautiful, desolate piece of land. The Red River carved what is apparently the 2nd largest canyon in the US out of the prairie about a million years ...
... But Kari loved Tocom and hated Tonopah.
So, Wautonomah called Tonopah and Tocom to his side and said: "Soon, I must die and one of you must succeed me as Chief. Tonight you must take your long knives and meet in combat atop the great mountain to settle the matter between you, and he who survives shall be Chief and have for himself, Kari, my daughter."
So the two rivals met atop the ...
... up, driving, and then pulling into camp easier mentally since local time is an hour earlier than what we are motivating on. Just a little mind trick we play with ourselves whenever we come west. We never change our clocks until it gets so confusing that we have to. Today is NOT that day!
Our campground is a great over nighter. We pulled in, the site was level, and we have wifi (not sure how good it will but I have the option of using the MiFi on our phone if I have to. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking