Motel 6 Holbrook
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... the I-40.
Then we detoured off onto Route 66 again to see Seligman and the Roadkill Cafe (among other old places). It has sidewalk awnings and hitching rails - but doesn't have the character of Oatman. Then back on the I-40 to Winslow. We were listening to Flagstaff radio, and what song did they start playing just as we turned off into Winslow? Yep - "Take it easy" by ...
... but was once a real town and then several attempts at a tourist trap but it is still a site (believed to be cursed) with a rich history involving Indian battles and local folklore. The remaining structures were very cool. One building in particular read "Mountain Lions" on the front and was once the sites zoo. It held Arizona native creatures like bobcats, mountain lions and various reptiles but the animal pens were composed of chicken wire and wood. I ...
We stopped to look around the gift shop at the south exit and I purchased some fossil wood for my collection, then after polishing off an ice cream cone and looking around the ranger station and museum we exited the park.
As we exited the park we could see two roadside rock shops on either side of the road, and stopped to take a look. The first shop we went into contained several very large petrified wood specimens, as big as any modern day large tree stump, ...
... distinguished herself in our Friendly Helpful American Hall-of-Fame when we asked her directions to our next destination. She'd never heard of it, but re-appeared moments later having looked it up on her phone and found us directions. Bless her!
Said destination was not one for Chelle. I left her quaking outside as I went for a swift turn around the International Rattlesnake Museum in Albuquerque Old Town. Advertised as the largest collection ...
... are more purchasable). Once again one of the great reasons to spend a trip with family, all the casual stories that are truly memorable.
We are off on quite a few adventures today: the painted desert, the petrified forest, and the great row of trading posts at Lupton (Andrea asked for a rubber tomahawk and an official Route 66 Bull Whip).
We are off, but just remember "Ain't no punk kid driving Newts' Machine"