Baymont Inn & Suites Amarillo
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBaymont Inn & Suites Amarillo
actually stayed at the one in East Amarillo, but...it wasn't on the list!
It used to be a Hampton, older hotel right off the highway. Lots of places to eat nearby,
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... We found it hard to get away from him actually even though he kept telling us he had to go because he wanted to continue his project at his house - putting more and more signs on walls! What a character and what a store he had there full of stuff from years ago. After riding through numerous small towns, we say goodbye to Oklahoma and cross into the Texas panhandle where we decide to pull in at Amarillo and spend the ...
... took longer than we both anticipated, especially with the game of Tetris we had to play to fit everything.
We hit a little bit of traffic on 45, but that's nothing new, 45 is a horrible highway, especially around the Houston area,
Highlights of the early trip...
Passing by the Sam Houston Statue near Huntsville, yes that Huntsville, as in Huntsville Prison. Unfortunately, to Justin's dismay, we missed his favorite road sign other that ...
... way. Ate at a couple of the restaurants made famous on the route and are now on the national historic registery such as Butterfield Steak House in Holbrook Arizona and the Big Texan Steak House ( home of the 72 oz steak) in Amarillo Texas. We als saw the 1934 Studebaker that marks the road through the Petrified forest. Had a great time spray painting the Field of Cadillacs in Amarillo TX (even if the mud/water was deep).
... them. The place is actually a number of museums together depicting the life along Route 66 and the towns. The buildings are real and give you a great perspective of these towns through the years.
Leaving Elk City we continued west towards Texas. The last town you hit before crossing the state line is Texola. It is 0.6 miles from Texas. We stopped here at the Tumbleweed Grill/Waterhole #2 for a soda. We ended up chatting to the lady owner for a good half an hour. ...
... for big rib eye steaks instead and 36oz giant tankards of beer. Place was packed with a 20 minute wait just for a table. The restaurant was proper western with the waiting staff all dressed up as cowboys. We got chatting to our waitress called Taylor Rose who reminded me of a toy story cowgirl and said 'y'all' all the time, weren't sure if she was putting it on or was serious. She recommended us to try the midnight rodeo night club as the ...