Blue Swallow Motel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
TravelPod Member ReviewsBlue Swallow Motel Tucumcari
Great 1940's motel.
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A beautiful, sunny day. Load up on the sunscreen and put the top down.
Today we covedred lots of miles and lots of history.
Up early today, not because of an alarm clock but because apparently America has saved enough daylight. Cinton OK has a great Route 66 museum; we've been told its the best on the Route. BUT it doesn't open …
This is the oldest continuously operating hotel on Route 66 - has been here since 1940.
(Hmm .. that's 75 years)
Stopped at one of my favorite places just off of I-40 on old Route 66 - The Jackrabbit. It is absolutely the best place for souvenirs in general, but what I am after is their petrified wood. Anywhere else you stop you will be price gouged, but the Jackrabbit is small and most people just pass by not giving it a second thought. The price of …
Got up this morning to a beautiful sunny day so we thought the worst of storms are behind us. WRONG! We were still in Oklahoma when a severe rain storm hit, lighting all over and raining so hard you could barely see ahead of you, we kept going at a very slow pace until the rain continued so hard it flooded the car thankfully we got it off the road …
... parallel to this road and we turned right on a dirt track to stop and wait for a train. But trains hadn't passed this way for a long time. Although the rails were still to be seen through the grass that was gradually suffocating them, no train we ever going to come, no matter how long we waited. John took photographs, had another cigarette (as he does whenever we stop) and we drove off along the overgrown part of the divided highway to see how far we could go on it.
At Texola ...