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... stop. It's known as the Gateway to Indian country. Checking out first the famous El Rancho hotel where all the stars stay. Certainly a luxurious place to stay, Took a look at the corridor where the stars have stayed, with all their names above the room doors, along with the extensive photo gallery and autographs around the walls. We decided to look for somewhere more local to eat, just up the route was Glenn's Bakery which looked just the scoff stop. It was busy and ...
... towns are pretty small.
When we arrived at our digs for the night (Best Western Arizonian Inn, Holbrook) we asked the receptionist what there was to do that evening. Her response was one word "DRINK". ERM... ok, we were planning on an early night anyhow!!
We popped to Denny's for dinner then watched telly in our room before turning into for the night. It was a lovely day of scenic driving, but we probably wouldn't visit Holbrook again!!!
We stopped to look around the gift shop at the south exit and I purchased some fossil wood for my collection, then after polishing off an ice cream cone and looking around the ranger station and museum we exited the park.
As we exited the park we could see two roadside rock shops on either side of the road, and stopped to take a look. The first shop we went into contained several very large petrified wood specimens, as big as any modern day large tree stump, ...
"Breaker! Breaker! Someone call a Smokey. We got a six-foot road
alligator in the number two of the northbound double-nickle just south
of the I-5! That sucker'll kill a two wheeler!"
Courtesy of Green Bear, Urban Dictionary
While we were keen to see plenty of local wildlife on this trip, we had a list of things we didn't want to see (well Chelle did anyway). Number 1: snakes of any kind. Not a long list, I'll grant you, but a list ...
... s center, with 8 or 9 stops where you can get off to take pictures. There's a shuttle that goes by every 15 minutes, so when you are done at one overlook, you get on the next shuttle to the next overlook you want to see. Or you can walk, which we did between 4 of the consecutive viewpoints (about 2 1/2 miles, total). I can usually keep up with Dan's walking pace, but at over 6000 feet ...