TownePlace Suites Farmington
Travel Blogs from Farmington
... for the other group to finish we went tobogganing that was fun,hard work walking up the hills though especially when every step I took me feet would sink heaps! Oh well, I had an absolute ball it was so so so fun. Then we went back to the hotel and had dinner, then we went to this place called moes tavern and had a secret Santa that was fun, I got a Christmas blanket haha it'll be good for the bus :) then kerryn and ...
Where do we go from here? Turns out Aztec, New Mexico was just an hour away from Mesa Verde, CO and the Aztec ruins sounded pretty cool, so we decided to make a quick stop. We explored the ruins with a self-quided tour and learned about the daily lives of ancestral Pueblo people, the food they ate, their music, their artwork and the Great Kiva. The girls also earned their Aztec Ruins Junior Ranger ...
... us know that we were missing an amazing view. I'm so glad we got the truck that we did, because it handled the road very well. I feel like it's a real heavy duty truck now, driving throught a mountain 'road' like it did!
Anyway, I could tell you about a lot more stuff, but this has been a pretty long entry. Just know that we had a pretty adventurous President's Day...just as George Washington would have wanted.
... reservations, it would be a long night of driving so I tuned into the satellite radio talk shows and drive on, hoping to avoid skinwalkers. I did almost hit an unidentified loose animal on the road, but it was probably a dog and NOT a shape-shifting witch.
The road passes through mostly flat country so the sunset and views were great until night fell in. The Dimeh people used the land fir ranching mostly. A handful if tiny trailer communities dotted the roadside here ...
... walk in town. It was along the Animas River, which is the same one in Durango. The walk was just a half mile away but it was so hot we had to drive it. At the river walk it was nice and shaded. Right at the parking lot was a Native American festival with arts and crafts, food, and an Indian blues band on stage. I got Pooh the last roasted corn at a concession stand which was one of the best I have ever tasted. We then took a two mile loop around the river. It was a nice ...
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking