Trade Winds Central Inn
Travel Blogs from Tulsa
Ian has gone out exploring in Tulsa, Oklahoma, while Mom is resting beside the pool and catching a few rays. Will not be going on the road until tomorrow......just travel Route 66 and take in some sights along the way. No pictures today.......you really DO NOT want to see me in my bathing suit. ...
... commenced its final leg.
Cruising over 66 with a fading sun and reserve stores of driving focus already tapped, Tulsa couldn't have been met at a better time: the sun's final ray of pink and yellow evaporated as soon as we put the car in park and headed into hotel check-in. What's more, is that we made it back out onto the streets of Tulsa to catch a fireworks show, then make our way to the ...
... is perfect and there is no waiting . David is our guide and he is so stilted in his delivery of the information that he had to tell us when he told a joke. The tour is a wagon towed by a jeep. No walking involved. We go about half a mile into cave. The caves have enormous caverns in parts and they were used in the past as a speakeasy during prohibition days, meeting place for secret societies, and for concerts. It's nice and cool inside as the temperature outside ...
We left early from the Elvis motel today to head on towards Oklahoma city. On the way we had a few different stops, the first of which was in Kansas. It was the gas and cafe stop that inspired the film 'Cars' by disney and Pixar! It was called Women on the route but after a recent new owner its changed to Cars on route. The lady that ran it found a beat up old truck which inspired the character Tow Mater in the film! We ...
... Miami, Oklahoma - there was an amazing motorcycle museum which was unexpected.
We left an continued on our journey. Between Miami & Narcissa we stuck a section of Route 66, approximately 4 miles long, known as the "nine foot road" or Sidewalk Highway - some of the earliest stretches of Route 66 were constructed only one lane wide because the 1926 state of Oklahoma did not have enough money to build the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool