La Quinta Inn Sedona / Village of Oak Creek
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... there, we were blown away by the views and vistas. Everywhere you look you had the red rock plateaus, mountains, etc. Just beautiful. The town is classy, but is it is still very touristy... we called it classy touristy. As one example, we had to buy a parking pass to park in any of the parking lots to go see the sites, trails, etc.
Very glad we visited and got to see it and the views, but also very glad we did not decide to stay at a condo ...
Monday, May 20 – We drove down scenic 89A to Slide Rock State Park which originally was the Pendley Homestead of 43 acres. It is now an historic apple farm located in Oak Creek Canyon with the home, old barn and orchards still there. There is a natural rock water slide here so Pendley built rustic cabins for vacationers and with the canyon road being paved in 1938, it lead to the development of the tourism industry in this ...
... it, it was decided that I would take the car to Flagstaff (about 40 miles away) today and either get the problem fixed or swap the car for another.
I arrived at the designated office around 11.30 am, only to be told they would be going to lunch soon and wouldn't be able to look at it until after 1 pm. I was not impressed! There was so much I wanted to do in Sedona, not be stuck in Flagstaff.
... Flagstaff is elevated at about 6000 ft. As I was driving along, I noticed white stuff by the side of the road which I thought was either snow (!) or quartz stones. Turned out to be snow! It will be interesting to see what the area looks like in daylight tomorrow. What puzzles me is that the roads are completely clear of snow – how does that happen, when it is right by the side of the road, on embankments and in the fields? The road was dry, no evidence of snow ...
About 40 miles North of Sedona is the town of Flagstaff.
In the nearby foothills lies the famous Observatory of Percival Lowell. In this place was discovered the planet Pluto by Clyde Tombaugh in 1930. Scientific work still continues on this site almost a hundred years after it's conception by ...
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