Blue Swallow Motel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBlue Swallow Motel Tucumcari
Great 1940's motel.
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We were told that senior citizens tend to get up pretty early in the morning so we made sure that we started our first full day on the 65 Years Young Birthday Tour before the crack of dawn and we were in our vehicle at 5:00am. Where we going at this early hour? Well, despite our many years together, DH has not always picked up on my inherent …
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)
... 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 ...