Rodeway Inn & Suites
Travel Blogs from Santa Fe
Before we left Oklahoma City for our long drive towards Santa Fe, we decided to stop downtown and see the Memorial of the Oklahoma City Bombing. It was truly beautiful and moving. So much details were thought into this memorial. We wish we could have stayed longer and toured inside the museum but mother nature had other plans and decided to gift us …
We had a late start. Not only did it take us until two days before to choose our route, but the fact that there were severe thunderstorms on every one of our routes didn't help either. Caitlin and I DESPERATELY wanted to do some shopping in Santa Fe, seeing as we missed ALL of the flea markets, swap meets and stores in ALL of Arizona and simply had …
... in. After checking with one bank and the information centre, we had to go to a bank on the outskirts of town but thankfully they cashed them in - with a few signatures and a thumb print on each cheque. With our lie in we missed breakfast but with sightseeing, shopping and cheque cashing it was almost 2pm so we went to The Blue Corn Cafe - I soaked up the sun on my right side to try and even up my 'drivers arm' while Vicki chilled out ...
... because so much had changed since 1970.
For an hour or so previously, as we approached Santa Fe, we could see thunder storms building over the hills miles away to the left. We decided it might not be such a good an idea to explore La Bajada Hill on foot today and so went to find a motel here and save the magnificent spectacle for tomorrow. There was no harm in settling down at 3.30pm for a change, so we turned in to La Quinta on Cerrillos Road in south west Santa Fe and ...
... at a Hot Rod museum (identified by a yellow '32 Street Rod sitting on a tall post in front) right on 66 in Santa Rosa. There were other old buildings there too but the hot rods were all I was interested in. I only took pictures with my phone so we will see how
that comes out.
By the time we got to Santa Fe, NM we had covered about 380 miles this day and averaged almost 26 mpg while running 75 - 80 mph ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking