Travel Blogs from Raton
- Today I'm really happy because I'm headed to Texas!
- I got gas this morning after stopping for coffee and filled up my tank
- The bathrooms were actually pretty clean
- Now I have my road trip CD playing and I'm pumped to go to one of my favorite states
... Yellowstone National Park and Glacier NP. I got to see Buffalo, Elk, and all kinds of critters through the window of the Jeep. Randy & Pam got to go on hikes in the mountains and see goats and Big Horn Sheep. And do you know I can't leave the parking lot. Dogs are not allowed! Now we are here and we go drive into the Capulin Volcano National Monument and those ...
... was really nice of them and we realised how far it was when we had to walk back to the train station as there is no taxis in Raton.
We dumped our bags and headed to a bar just down the road for lunch. Free poured drinks for $6 we enjoyed our afternoon, good food too. Our server Eden was such a sweetheart we got her to get some toast and gave her vegemite, she loved it we told her we would be back in a few days after our little road trip. With our first Maccas meal ...
... refreshment after several days of desert past, in southern Wyoming.
And, if the beauty and deep cleansing smell of evergreens weren't enough, the rich color of lush GREEN was richly pronounced everywhere in the occasional valleys we went through as Crush eagerly gobbled up the windy road ahead on our way to the top of the mountains.
Gigantic rock emerged from the side if the mountains, and in some places were almost large enough to be their very ...
... international boundary between the U.S. and Mexico. Kearney annexed "Mexico" in 1846 at the head of the Army of the West.
I would be remiss if I did not mention the fort animals: there were two horses in the paddocks, and there are, apparently, some oxen, though we did not see them. There are dozens of Barn Swallows making their homes all over the fort, including inside the rooms, and there are three peacocks, all named Chuck ...
Other places to stay in Raton
1160 S. Second Street, Raton | Motelfrom $57
1610 Cedar, Raton | 1 star motelfrom $54
1600 Cedar St, Raton | 1 star motelfrom $45
101 Card Avenue, Raton | 2 star motelfrom $135
136 Canyon Drive, Raton | Motelfrom $71
473 Clayton Road, Raton | 2 star motelfrom $116
308 Canyon Drive, Raton | Motelfrom $48
200 Clayton Rd, Raton | Motelfrom $37