La Quinta Inn Farmington
Travel Blogs from Farmington
... I would be required to pay the $25.00. Disappointing, but if yesterday hadn't been Veterans Day I would have had to pay it anyway, so no harm no foul. Well, this morning, it turned out the same park gate employee was working, and he remembered me from yesterday. I was prepared to pay the fee, but he waved me on through without charging me the fee. Bonus!
The highway through Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona 64, heading east, ...
... they were discovered in 1850).
In the whole Four Corners area, by about 1300 AD, most of the villages were abandoned, the result of drought, overpopulation or conflict.
The remaining Anasazi (now known as Hopi) still ocupy a reservation in northern Arizona.
Some of the houses on the reservation have been lived in since 1100 AD.
Using Farmington NM as a base, ...
So, today we broke the time space continuum by being in four states at once. After that particular bit of topographical magic, we dined out on an authentic Navajo Taco (yes, believe me, I was just as surprised there was such a thing) made out of the most tasty frybread I'd ever had - to be fair, that was the first time I had frybread to begin with.
So, we might have missed the big ol' fireworks back in NYC, but we did get to experience a small town celebration...with a min parade and some local fireworks. It was a fun little night, with the parade people constantly throwing candy at us bystanders.
... not as good as the one in Durango. This is a poorer town, but it is nice that they are able to have this. One observation we made on the trail and at the festival was how overweight most people were. I’ve always derided how our poor people could be so big, but then that is the way our food production works in America – the cheapest food is the junk food, while healthy food is more expensive. We should give tax subsidies to healthy food instead of bad food ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking