Great Western Inn & Suites
Travel Blogs from Del Rio
... Very cool weather.
Saw windmill farms on distant hills that were quite impressive.
Bummer, was told that we had to move our bikes from the protective lobby entrance to the parking lot, Fire Lane. Hope Hail will not come our way. Richard and I have protective covers for half the bike. First time in all my stays at Hiltons, I have to move bike, Manager said ...
... have waited a long time for. A visit to the Frio Bat Caves! We
arrived at the appointed gate well before sunset and waited for our
guide to lead us to the cave. Our meeting time came and went, still
no guide! I was about to give up when a couple from Colorado showed
up with the combination to the gate. A friend had set them up for an
evening at the caves and they seemed kind of glad to have run on to
someone there to share it ...
... a must stop if you are traveling this way. This canyon was privately owned until the State of Texas purchased it in 1971 and they let visitors tour all around until 1985 when the State realized that the historic pictographs were being damaged and graffiti was found. When it was privately owned anyone could come in here and dig for artifacts so the history of the area was lost for the future with all the damage done. Now, one can only go ...
4th Nov. cont.
We then continued on to Del Rio. Here we fuelled up again and stopped at Amistad Recreation Area where we did a short walk to view the lake and then shortly afterwards, made another stop at Amistad Dam. In the middle of this dam is the border of Mexico and the US. We had been told by a park ranger that if ...
... fibers preserved for thousands of years by the arid desert climate.
Over 4,000 years ago, they painted distinctive ancient symbols on the walls of their rock-shelters. The canyon walls themselves served as blank canvas. They obtained everything from nature – variously colored minerals for paint pigments, animal fats and urine for binders, shells or flat rocks for palettes, and fibrous plant leaves for ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking