Travel Blogs from Oklahoma City
... trial, and execution of McVeigh. The Museum includes a number of actual trial exhibits and other evidence from the bombing. The first responders were portrayed as heroes who saved many lives by their quick response. Overall, this was a reminder of how evil people can be. It seems that we have seen quite a bit of this as we hit various memorials on our trip.
To lighten the mood, we then went to the National Cowboy and Western ...
... prescription to take a bath.
The water is naturally heated to 143 degrees. They cool it to about 100 degrees and then you hop in the soaking tub. It all sounded a bit like a modern spa treatment. The park system owns the historic buildings and leases the bath operations to concessionaires.
We happened to arrive at a time when a ranger offered a guided tour of Bathhouse Row. We were the only ones on ...
So, after Dumas, we travel led through the Texas panhandle and talk about butt ugly, that was it.. Industrial, with hundreds, if not thousands of working oil dredgers and all the equipment that supports them. Man, the people that live there are out of their minds. But then we descended into the canyons, where there were more curves than 12 Miss Americas, and finally came out into the plateau. We were headed toward Meredith Lake State Park, and drove around, ...
... around 9pm.
The next day we headed downtown to Brick-town area where we went for something to eat then went for a ride round brick-town on a water taxi.
After the tour we headed to Captain Norms bar where we had cocktails and listened to some great music from a guy and his guitar.
Before heading back to the hotel we went for another ride on the water taxi to see the area at night and all lit ...
Literally... today we drove from Springfield to Oklahama City, through Kansas. Kansas owns only13 miles of the route 66 road, so it was a quick trip through this state. We did however pass a restored gas station which features an old Tow Mater - the inspiration for Mater from CARS. (well, thats according to our not alway so accurate guide/map book). Next stop: ...
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1117 NE 13th St, Oklahoma City | 1 star motelfrom $67