Knights Inn Las Vegas NM
Travel Blogs from Las Vegas
... the car recording 101F which thankfully dropped a few degrees as I climbed steadily towards Romeroville and the I-25 junction. I left a Route 66 and headed east on the interstate for a few miles to Las Vegas, New Mexico where I headed for the historic Plaza Hotel which dates from 1882. Today was a gloriously sunny day with record-breaking temperatures and even at almost 6500 feet above sea-level in Las Vegas it was still 92F when I ...
... What's going on? The Institute’s effectiveness depends on the timely delivery of incisive public comment and here’s the pater, incommunicado, presumably still chasing Frank Sinatra to MC the launch of the final report of the Institute’s USA fact finding mission. What is wrong with Kamahl? Mrs Henry is less stressed than myself, merely expressing concern about her plants not being watered.
Mount Rushmore from left to right: ...
... was still owned by the boy scouts. Along the way is the Kit Carson Museum at Rayado – a ranch that Kit Carson owned and lived on to be near his best friend. This ranch is on the Philmont property and the boy scouts provide the tours and help to preserve it.
Our last stop for the day was at Fort Union National Monument which was established in 1851 as the guardian of the Santa Fe Trail. During its forty year history, three ...
... afternoon, eager to get some miles behind us and be on our way. After an uneventful day, we spent the first night in West Memphis, Arkansas. West Memphis, AR is to Memphis as Las Vegas NM is to Vegas. I begin to detect a pattern.
Sunday morning we loaded our Honda Odyssey onto the 500-mile gun barrel that is I-40 West (formerly Route 66) and shot ourselves straight through to Yukon, Oklahoma. Not to be mistaken for the real Yukon, the town has no mountains ...
... of the battle--almost exactly 150 years ago (extra commemorative stamp in the passport; tally up to 13 for the trip and only halfway through!), so you can't get a sense of how the battle was laid out. You can walk up and down Windmill Hill (where the Confederates were) and Artillary Hill (where the Union soldiers were). The battle was mostly won by the Confederates, who kept flanking the Union forces and forcing them to fall back, but just ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking