Wingate by Wyndham Abilene
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Campsite Site #54 - Texas State Park with site water, electric, & dump station nearby. Stayed two nights Notes - Well maintained park with clean restrooms & showers. - Spacious campsites. - Beside campsites, the park has screened shelter & a few yurts for rent. - There are short nature trails throughout the park. - Lots of large trees. - Very tame deer & their fawns. • A lot of small feral hogs. - Not many campsites were occupied during the ...
... develop. We are tucked in safely for the night in a new state, a new city, and with a new world view. A view softened by slow drawls, and affectionate names called by strangers. A view altered by the friendly faces of families that clearly have a history very different than ours. Yet, we laughed at the same corny jokes and we cheered for the same cowboys and cowgirls. A slice of life deep in the heart of Texas. 659 miles traveled today. Photos will be added upon my ...
For the Bent Wheel Bash, there was camping on location available but nothing with hookups. Jeremy wasn't too keen on sleeping without air conditioning so we opted to stay in a hotel for this race. By next year we will have a generator to solve the AC without hookups issue. The race was good and everyone had a lot of fun. The course is at a police training center. I've never raced past fields of broken glass before, lol. The course is ...
... but I guess they had some great bouquets since there was one flower shop open. Three hours later, we're at Abilene! We reach Kristin's TV studio and she gives us a tour. I've never been in a TV studio before, so it was pretty awesome sitting in those news anchor chairs. We ate at Whattaburger, which pretty much served burgers for giants. Roswell and Albuquerque ...
... way we saw an old town that fronts I-20.(Putnum, TX) It looked like a movie set. Plus a steak restaurant with a cattle auction building attached to it. Talk about 'Farm to Table'!
Tomorrow is an early day. Hope to leave by 645-7am to drive 5 hrs. to Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Since going there 2 years ago, I can hardly believe we get to go back again. The kids and I are so happy we get to take Tom!
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking