Travel Blogs from Gallup
... above sea level. The scenery here is spectacular and ever changing. At one point you could see where they had blasted through the rock to make a path for the railroad, Route 66 and later the interstate.
We stopped at Laguna for a hotdog at the diner. The longest wait I have ever had for a hot dog, 20 minutes. I think they must have baked the roll. Pressing on we soon arrived at ...
... other times loveable. John was just John all the time............and I always liked that about him. He's still running and still winning. I like John Force.
We keep moving east, hoping for a real bit of route 66.....and we wind up in a small Arizona town that many people have heard of but know nothing about. We knew it was here and we had always planned a visit as part of the trip. We drove the motorhome into the town, found ...
... to play teams from other Harvey Houses. They drew customers like flies to honey. Arizona had Harvey Houses, and Harvey girls, in Ash Fork, Flagstaff, Seligman, Williams, Winslow and on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Today, only the magnificent El Tovar at the Canyon and La Posada in Winslow are still in business. It has been estimated that about 5,000 Harvey girls married and brought their civilizing influence to the West. And it has been estimated that those ...
... We pulled into the infamous "el rancho", where all the stars used to stay in the 60s. We had just enough time to check in and go for a quick dip in their outdoor pool before the rains came. A well deserved 45min bath for zozo and shower for ma and pa, and we popped out to dinner at the Badlands Grill, where "unruly children will be asked to leave, at their parents' expense" and where a sign at the ...
... we are nearly done now’ all day long!
Finally at about 4.30 it was finished and we paid the bill and took off along Route 66! We would follow parts of Route 66 (now I40) all the way to Gallup. The wind was a constant battle as it buffeted the motorhome all the way and made driving for Elvis a little challenging. But the efforts were well worth it, the scenery was spectacular as ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed