Canyon of the Eagles Resort
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First stop we checked out the WW2 planes and got to see them drag one out and start it up... Fun Times. Then we went to a pre-civil war army fort and the gentleman running the place made sure we knew it was called the "war of northern oppresion"!! I guess some people are still bitter about that war! ...
Once you leave the Texas Hill Country of central
Texas the terrain is the flat High Plains which is great farm land but
not very scenic.
We drove on and were getting stiff and tired so we decided to stop for lunch with the aliens in Roswell! Parked in the Goodwill parking lot and walked several blocks past a flying saucer and aliens driving a covered wagon to ...
... miles outside of Llano.
They are really a treat to watch.
They were taking turns carrying in nest building materials.
Later will be the real treat: watching the young ones trying to get up their courage to fly!
Made it in to Austin and continued with our errands getting everything ready.
Decided to spend the night in our camper at glorious McKinney Falls State Park. So peaceful.
... didn't know me. Felt like I walked into a Thanksgiving dinner at the wrong house. Man, did I wish I could disappear. Eventually they hand me my stuff, I go outside, eat quickly, and leave. Back on the road again.
110 hot and windy miles today. With a decent day tomorrow, I should break under the 1000 to go mark. Looking for milestones, missing home. Inching closer. Thanks to all those following the story, and to those leaving comments. Keeps me feeling ...
In April 2010, I ran across a magazine that said the Gorman Falls Hike at Colorado Bend State Park is one of the best hikes in Texas. So I finally decided to go check it out.
I got to the park around 11am and hiked the Cedar Chopper Loop to the Old Gorman Road Trail then across Gorman Creek then down to the falls. It was really beautiful.
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking