Baymont Inn & Suites Amarillo
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Up and on the road by 630am. Stayed in a very nice hotel last night, the Baymont in Sullivan Missouri!
Lots of fog again for a few hours. Not bad enough to slow these old broads down!
Today we are trucking across the grand old state of Oklahoma....going to try to make it to Amarillo, Texas for the night.
Stopped at noon …
... firmly planted into the Texas soil. It was both a horrific example of industrial waste and artistic inspiration--the photos were worth it.
When we arrived at our hotel, it was clear that our night would be totally different from our earlier nights--The Big Texan Steakhouse Ranch was our compound: a full casino, boardwalk, brewery, shooting range, labyrynth, and a one-man band by the name of ...
... after the meteor crater. We added the photos of the crater in this blog as the last blog was a bit crowded.
Glenrio was a great example of derelict buildings of once thriving communities which were forced to close when the new highway was built. The photos tell the story.
Moving fairly quickly through this section of Texas as it was extremely hot and not a whole lot to see on the actual route ...
... before you reach the six river crossings that might have flash flooding on the Park Road. That is one of the reasons that we chose it so that we would not get flooded out and it is a good thing we did. During our first night a ranger came and warned us about ten at night that a big thunderstorm was coming through with possible hail and 70 mile per hour winds. We didn’t get the hail or the high winds but it did rain. Our site was well ...
... both of whom live a few blocks away but his work hours had changed and we were left to our own devices. We had a little wait at the gate and were able to make friends with the attendants one of whom went to grad school in Montana. I popped into a "Rice Bowl" or some such carry-out to pick up some dinner only to learn the owner had owned a condo at Marina Cay in Bigfork for 20 years.
This was for a much needed reality check before ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
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,
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.