Travel Blogs from Gallup
A little longer ride today. As we have continued this journey over the past few weeks, we have tried to limit our time on the road to appx. 6 hours and appx. 400-450 miles. We took on 550miles and what Mapquest estimated to be 8 hours. We made today's 550 miles in 7.5hours, averaging 74MPH. One of the pics will show why. Rhonda took it as we were on cruise control following a Cadillac Escalade for about ...
... means. However, it would be worth checking out at a different time of day as the view and the landscape could be totally different.
After the park, I crossed into New Mexico and am staying in Gallup, the largest city between Flagstaff and Albuquerque. I wanted to be in a larger city so I could watch tonight's game between the Jaguars and Texans. First impressions of this City are not good...not 15 ...
... town in Texola with its jail and pictures of hung outlaws, the town of Santa Fe, must come back, talking to Indian code talkers in Loguna, ridding through a lightning storm. Just having amazing time and would say a must before you fall off this planet! We are off to Arizona today, shiny side ...
... Bluffs. Further along the road we come to the La Ventana natural arch. We park and follow the path to this enormous natural arch. The land formations are awesome. Next is The Narrows an then the South Narrows. This is a very beautiful place, one we would not have found with out the information from the ranger at the visitor centre. We make our way back out to Route 66 and head to Grants another little town that has been swallowed up by the ...
... in the 50's. It's certainly won the award for best hotel lobby of the trip. All the rooms are named after the film stars and we're in the Robert Taylor room. IMDB reliably informs me that he was Ivanhoe. Tomorrow we'll be heading into Arizona (I might call on Ryan - joke for the family that) and ultimately the Grand Canyon. We're both very excited to see the Canyon but will fit in as much of Route 66 between here and flagstaff as we can before heading ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed