Travel Blogs from Holbrook
Woke up this morning with the most awful migraine and nothing I did would shift it. Decided to have a lie in and not check out till 12. Somehow we then realised we had went back an hour which was super confusing as we had already went back an hour the day before but that just meant an extra hour in bed for me :) Headed up to the petrified national forest and all I can say is wow! 28 mile drive through with look out points of ...
... Maybe you'd like to Google 'La Bajada Hill' and look at the road in the 1920's with primitive cars on it.
We walked a few more switchbacks, but as the whole climb would take and hour or two AND we would have to come back down again, we got back to the car and drove off looking for where Route 66 went from here. At Domingo we found a ruin of a town with, strangely, an apparently fully operational railway station, completed with an electronic departure display. But ...
... was built in 1931.
We also saw the 1937 El Rancho Hotel where we visited with a big group of bikers from all over the world that had stayed at the hotel and were packing up and heading to the Grand Canyon as they were also doing Route 66. ...
Thursday, May 23 – What a beautiful morning when we got up. The sun was shining with blue skies and there was no wind but like yesterday high winds were predicted for the day (50 miles per hour). So off we headed up interstate 40 north and got a campsite in the morning at Root 66 RV Park which I reviewed below. Not a thing of beauty but located on the historic route 66 old road and run by a nice Indian family. Price could not be ...
... began during occasional flooding, when some of the trees were buried by a great depth of water and sediment quickly enough to prevent aerobic decay. Over a long period, water containing dissolved minerals seeped into the wood and the minerals replaced the organic cells with stone. The colors are due to different concentrations and types of compounds.
TripAdvisor Reviews 66 Motel Holbrook
Other places to stay in Holbrook
1989 Navajo Blvd., Holbrook | 1 star motelfrom $51
2596 Navajo Blvd., Holbrook | 1 star motelfrom $48
2514 Navajo Blvd, Holbrook | Motelfrom $39
2508 Navajo Blvd., Holbrook | 2 star motelfrom $62
811 W. Hopi Dr., Holbrook | Motelfrom $48
- Great Retro Fun
- Sleep on old Route 66
902 West Hopi Drive, Holbrook | Motelfrom $72