Desert Sun Motel

1000 E. Third Street, Winslow, Arizona, 86047, United States | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Winslow

Day 17 Standin' on a corner

A travel blog entry by jjkaine


We made it to Winslow, a sleepy, quiet little town on Route 66 famous for 2 things. One for being the subject of Take it easy by the Eagles where the town has erected a life size bronze statue and mural commemorating the song. The statue stands near a lamp post, the male figure holding a guitar and above his head, a sign displays the words "Standin' on the corner". There is ...

A big impressive crater .......

A travel blog entry by ronamoon


... 1960 that later research by Eugene Merle Shoemaker confirmed Barringer's hypothesis. The key discovery was the presence in the crater of the minerals coesite and stishovite, rare forms of silica found only where quartz-bearing rocks have been severely shocked by an instantaneous overpressure. Shoemaker's ...

Standin' on a corner in Winslow Arizona...

A travel blog entry by greg-and-karen


... in Memphis.

Then we walked on to the La Posada Hotel. This is a grand hotel built in 1930 by the Sante Fe Railroad, similar to the CN hotels in Canada, and is still in operation. However, this one was built as a Spanish hacienda. The public rooms we were able to access, such as the lobby, dining room, and the sculpture gallery were fabulous, with old Spanish furniture and décor. It is ...

Now You See Them and Now You Don't

A travel blog entry by rmwright


... the picture the rooms are quite small, maybe 6x8. They believe this Pueblo would have been 3 stories high in some sections. The number of people living there was not mentioned. You will also see there was a center courtyard and in the middle was the Kiva (church and social center). Some of you may remember the Kivas from the Anasazi in Colorado which were all round. These in this area were rectangular, but built the same way with half being underground and ...

Meteor Crater

A travel blog entry by steeleandsarah


... itself also has a fascinating history. Meteor crater is the first scientifically proven and best preserved impact site on the planet. The first written report of the crater was documented in 1871 by one of Custer’s scouts. While a handful of geologists theorized that the crater was formed by a meteorite impact, the scientific community at large believed the crater was a result of volcanic activity until about 1929 after enough evidence was amassed ...


This motel, located on 1000 E. Third Street, Winslow, is near Standin' on the Corner Park, Rainbow Forest, Rock Art Canyon Ranch, and Spider Rock.
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