Big Texan Motel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBig Texan Motel Amarillo
Loved this place, awesome theme, comfy beds, unique and fun. Big steak challenger across the road is worth seeing too!
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Everything is bigger in Texas. That is what we said when we crossed the border from New Mexico to the Lone Star state. A four hour drive from Albuquerque, Amarillo was a one night stop for us on our winding journey across the United States of America.
Before we arrived in Amarillo, we stopped for an hour in the Spanish themed town of …
After the hot air balloon in Albuquerque we drove to Santa Fe for a few hours lunch break. Santa Fe also feels like you're in Mexico/Spain with its yellow buildings and Mexican cafes everywhere. A whole bunch of us went looking for cowboy/cowgirl outfits and somehow managed to loose each other so Shane, Costa and I walked around for a while and …
... odds of it happing again were slim we stopped in for the night. But they weren’t slim enough slim enough. The KOA was right next to some of the noisiest cows on earth, a railroad, closer to an airport than before, but luckily not as close to a main road. It was bearable however, because the weather was decent, the train was far enough away to muffle the horns, and the planes stopped at night. We found a little grocery store, grabbed ...
... I caught a glimpse of a man squatting by the road with a cardboard sign. I couldn't read any of it but "God Bless You" a common refrain on cardboard signs. Michael hadn't seen the man and so I told him to pull off into the McDonald's parking lot behind him. We did.
I grabbed a bag of nuts and granola I hadn't yet opened and two water bottles and we jumped out of the van.
"Hey, Friend! Are you hungry?" I ...
DAY 17, Saturday: Route 66 from OKC--We headed out from OKC in the rain & cold 53-degree weather with intermittent thunderstorms to find some of the remaining stretches of Route 66, the "Mother Road" or "Main Street of America", the original route pre-interstate from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA. Yukon, OK, the home of Garth Brooks, was the first place we passed; it looked dead with many closed stores, restaurants, motels, and other ...