Super 8 Motel - Dumas
Travel Blogs from Dumas
... people up for the Big Texan. After some google work we too request for a limo. At 8.30 our limo comes to pick us up, bull horns at the front and all. We chat to a couple for Scotland travelling through the US. The driver tells us there is a tornado heading our way so we are the last pick up but not to worry as they will drive us home.
We get to the Big Texan and we take some time taking some happy snaps outside. I laugh at one of the signs that is welcoming Contiki ...
We heard about this quirky little museum that showcased classic RVs that had been rehabbed. We thought it would be one of those road side attraction places but it ended up being a great museum. It was a private collection of rvs dating back many generations. The pride of the collection was the 1948 Flexible bus which was the actual bus used by the Gornike family in the Robin Williams movie RV. This bus is a 1948 Flxible Bus that was modified for the movie.
... traveled a few miles outside of Amarillo to the Cadillac Ranch, home of the iconic public art space filled with Cadillacs buried nose-down into the ground all at symmetric angles facing the west. This "art" located in a field alongside the highway was created 40 years ago by an art group called the Ant Farm. Overall we were not that impressed - underwhelmed is an appropriate word. The art of the Cadillacs lined up and graffiti painted many times over was interesting, but it was ...
Long story short, I didn't know that I would need to reapply or retake the mcat until February, and only had three months to book my test date. Apparently that is ridiculously late and all tests in California, Oregon, Nevada, etc were unavailable for April. That's where Amarillo comes in... It was very random, and I tried to make as much of an adventure out of it as I could but honestly ...
Did a lot of stopping at historical markers, discovering that we were on the Pony Express trail all day. We also went through three Indian reservations, clearly delineated by **** everywhere. Oops, sorry, politically incorrect.
Anyway, no blog tomorrow or maybe the next since we're going to the Meredith State Park, not far from here that's on a huge lake, and pretty remote, so we're going to hang other there, since we're ahead of schedule.
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed