Super 8 Clayton
Travel Blogs from Clayton
Another early departure (goodbye, Antlers Hotel, loved staying here), and we headed south in the pre-sunrise morning. Our first direction point is Clayton, New Mexico (state number 9!). We followed the interstate to this small town, spotting herds ...
Arriving at Clayton Lake State Park, we were shocked to find it unattended with only a pay station in evidence. The place was neat and clean though, with nice shelters and picnic tables, but we had a little difficulty finding our reserved space. After driving around on some “unimproved” roads, we finally located the area with electrical hookups and managed to get set up. As we were driving ...
... This is ranch country - each ranch the size of Yorkshire. We pass no cars and no people.
At 45 miles we enter Des Moines and spy a place for coffee. We are greeted at first with suspicion and then interest by the elderly "waitress". "Would'ya like some paah wid your cawfee?" Pardon? Oh, pie. There is one piece of cold apple pie in the fridge. Yes please. She writes a chitty. I could have written an ...
Travel through Co was easy except for the Denver area . Lots of construction and 50 miles of heavy traffic. 404 miles traveled this date. Left Clayton thinking we could make it home. Stopped in Armarillo for fuel at the Pilot at 12:05 90 gals at $4.06/9. Drove 458 miles home arriving about 10 after stopping in Dallas for the Republican Convention. Dallas traffic was slow and heavy.
Trip miles 2971 using 407 gal of fuel. ...
... has its own observatory. There are dinosaur tracks along a trail. I wanted to get a photo for James, because he love dinosaurs, but it got dark too fast. Sorry, James.
We met a friendly fisherman from Texas who told us about their 125 year drought. He was a farmer and quite a nice guy.
Yes, it was windy, but we took a hike and enjoyed our night ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed