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Nov 4, 2018 - Standing on a Corner in Winslow, Arizona

The park we stayed in last night, Enchanted Trails, has had a long and interesting past. Back in the 50's it was a simple trading post but after a major fire it became one of the many camping stops west of Albuquerque along the fabled Route 66. Today the charm of the old is everywhere in the buildings as well as the old restored travel trailers that fill the park. Due to the Daylight Saving time change over, we awoke ready to go... a tad early, before the sun even came up... but once we read our e-mails, e-news, and attended to our other...

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Winter In Phoenix

Oct 15, 2018 - Four Corners

Lots of driving today for one sight. After a stop for breakfast at McDonalds, hit the road around 9 heading for the Four Corners Monument. This is the only place where 4 states (Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico) come together at one point. It is a remote area north of Teec Nos Pos (population 730). It took us about 3 hours to get there. Not a particular elaborate monument, there is a pie shape circle w/ a medallion for each state, then a smaller disk where they all meet. The land on which the monument is located is part of the Navajo...

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Oct 7, 2018 - Winslow AZ, Homolovi State Park

On the morning of Sunday October 7th, we departed Mesa Verde National Park, taking our time down the steep twisty grade within the park, heading for Gallup New Mexico for an overnight stop. Due to some of the weather forecasts, we decided to cancel our stop in Gallup NM and continue on to Winslow AZ to the Homolovi Ruins State Park. We ran into some windy conditions along the way as we headed south from the Cortez CO area toward Gallup NM. .. We fueled up in Gallup then continued west to Winslow AZ, arriving at Homolovi Ruins State Park at...

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Oct 6, 2018 - Meteor Crater

10/6/2018 Today we drove from J&H RV Resort in Flagstaff to OK RV Campground Holbrook Az. A big thanks to JoAnn and Harvey for fitting us into the park on only a few days’ notice. J&H RV Park has been awarded several awards for the design of the park and the overall facilities. The park is spotless and really a great place to stay. If you’re in the Flagstaff area, pick the J&H RV Park to stay. As we traveled today our first stop was at the Meteor Crater. It is estimated that 50,000 years ago a Meteor of about 150 feet across and weighing...

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Grand Canyon

Jul 30, 2018 - Standin on the corner in Winslow Airzona

Title says it all! Got to check something off my bucket list today. Today we toured the town of Winslow AZ. Made famous by the Eagles song 'Take it Easy'. It's amazing how much a song from the 70's can do for a town in the middle of nowhere Arizona. It was fun checking this town out. Both June and I got a tee shirt from "Standin' On The Corner" store. After checking out the corner we walked over to the La Posada Hotel for some lunch. We had lunch in The Turquoise Room. I liked lunch there, June didn't. Oh well. After lunch we toured...

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Jul 6, 2018 - Winslow AZ

Winslow Day 41—Friday July 6, 2018 Leaving DeMotte CG at 7:55 am we drove 219 miles to Meteor Crater RV Park located just south of I-40 about 5 miles west of Winslow and 39 miles east of Flagstaff. We arrived at 12:00 noon and setup. Then we drove to Flagstaff so that Brian could get a blood test ordered by our doctor before we started the trip. We were back at the trailer at 3:10 pm. Day 42—Saturday July 7, 2018 We visited Meteor Crater; our last visit here was in the 1990s before we retired. Day 43—Sunday July 8, 2018 We attended church...

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Apr 27, 2018 - Route 66

Jim FINALLY pulled off of 40 onto Historic Route 66 just in time to stop at Winslow, Arizona and take a few photos of the corner the Eagles made famous. No surprise there but did you know that Winslow also has a 9-11 Memorial? The memorial features 2 large metal beams from the wreckage of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center entrusted to the City of Winslow by the city of New York. Never expected to find a piece of NY in Winslow. The stop was brief but Rocco and his humans enjoyed our little walkabout Winslow.

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Mar 16, 2018 - Winslow, Arizona

Again traveling I-40 we stopped just outside Winslow, AZ for a couple of days staying at Meteor Crater RV Park. Here again, we had traveled through the area and had wanted to stop to see this meteor crater that I had been to as a kid, but not much memory of. We had the time and so decided to stay a couple of days. The weather again was cold and windy but we took off to visit the crater the next morning. This meteor was actually determined a meteor only since the early 1960's. Up to then, while some thought it was from outer space, but the...

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Winter 2018

Mar 15, 2018 - Homolovi National Monument

When we arrived at our campground yesterday, we hooked up the RV to water and electricity. This morning we waked to only a tiny trickle of water from the faucet: the water in the hose was frozen--fortunately not quite solid. After running about a quart of water through, it apparently washed out the ice jam and was flowing freely. We're just happy none of the RV's plumbing froze! But now we know it can survive 27 or 28 degrees without damage. Then the sun came out and the wind had dropped, so we started off by driving to Homolovi I, one of...

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National Parks Tour

Mar 15, 2018 - Meteor Crater RV Park

Day 1 complete, and what a day it was. We endured temps of 85F-30F in a span of 250 miles. Of course we climbed over 6000' in elevation which certainly explained the hour and a half of snow we also drove thru lol. Back in a favorite park of ours, sites, amenities and service make it a winner and only 30$, good deal. Word has a possible freeze tonite so will put water hose away before bed just in case. Off to Albuquerque tomorrow and a new park for a change, it does have a casino so a bonus. Take care all and see you as we head east.

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Mar 15, 2018 - Homolovi National Monument

Yesterday we drove to Apache Junction where Barbara had made a reservation at a commercial RV park. We just wanted a place to park for the night, preferably with electric hookups so we could play with the computers. It turned out to have over 500 spaces for RVs packed so tightly together that it almost seemed that an extra coat of paint on one of them would have made it too big to fit. Apparently this is one of the dozens of such places that cluster around Phoenix for the Snow Birds. We'd have to be pretty desperate to get away from snow to...

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National Parks Tour

Mar 8, 2018 - Winslow and Meteor Crater, Arizona

. One of the items on my bucket list was to be "standing on the corner in Winslow, Arizona", made famous by the Eagles hit recording of "Take It Easy" in 1972, and I was eager to have our photo taken at that famous location. We had lunch at a restaurant across the street, and we were able to go in and out of two gift shops for under $40. .