Historic Route 66 Motel
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
TravelPod Member ReviewsHistoric Route 66 Motel Tucumcari
Would defenitly recomend it to others.
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... is very low and the previous high watermark can clearly be seen a good ten meters or more above the current water level. This time the water level was high, trees close to the edge of the lake were submerged by the lake water.
As we made our way across Conchas dam I continued to photograph the amazing variety of interesting mini-beasts, seemingly oblivious to the lakeside scenery which presented itself in front of me! Pretty soon however we were in ...
... from the Precambrian to the Cenozoic, well worth a visit.
Lunch was a foot long subway sandwich; although amazingly, for a state rich in Mexican culture, Subway had no chilli sauce, so I had to make do with mustard.
In the afternoon we made our way to Mon's and met up with Yvonne and Geoff; two of Mon's Texan friends who had stopped by to see how she was. Geoff was a computer programmer for IBM in a former life and it was lovely to ...
... to the very many unplanned detours we've made throughout our time in Texas).
Not far from Adrian is Glenrio, formerly a bustling Route 66 waypoint that fell into complete ruin when the I-40 was built and bypassed the town altogether. It now stands empty, slowly rotting away, unnoticed by all but those that know it's there. It's haunting in a way, to see old gas stations, restaurants and motels and imagine how they would have been ...
... cafe for weary Okies (those from Oklahoma). The motel has had a variety of owners and only 2 years ago was sold to a delightful couple from Michigan who have made us so welcome, given us an excellent room with car parking outside and advice on where to shop and eat. The Motel sign comes into its own at nighttime when the neon lights are turned on and passing motorists pull in every few minutes just to take photos of ...
... motel has many claims to fame including the fact the Elvis styed here as he preferred the quieter life. The new owners, Kevin & Nancy have taken over and are slowly revamping the place - it's very tidy and clean, has numerous murals around the motel and inside the units; is painted a variety of colours; very good value for money and has been redecorated with the time it was built taken into consideration. There is even a garage per unit which came in handy tonight ...