We spent 9 nights in hotels in Texas, AZ, CO, and NE. We spent one night in a Kansas townhome, (thank you Jan and Lanny) and 12 in the beautiful AZ home of my sister Jan and BIL Lanny in Gold Canyon AZ. They were amazing hosts ~~gracious, generous, loving, and fun!
Staircase to our room at
Los Pasados in Sedona
Love the Adobe
From there we headed to Sedona to enjoy a night in a place called Las Posados where we enjoyed a suite with fireplace and kitchen. We were also served a yummy Mexican dish for breakfast, with a taco shell, pinto beans, fried eggs, hot peppers, etc. (I avoided the peppers).
The next night we stayed in a hotel in Santa Fe before heading to Colorado. We drove up to Woodland Park to spend two nights. Woodland Park has an elevation of 8500 feet above sea level. Yikes! It is called "the city above the clouds". More on that later.........
We stayed in Castle Rock CO Friday night, and in north Denver Saturday night before heading to Kearney Nebraska on our way home. The hotel in Denver had been owned by a company who developed it with a castle theme. It was kind of neat with it's towers, etc. In Kearney we stayed in the best hotel on the whole trip. New, beautiful, clean, and friendly....it was a Holiday Inn Express, in case anyone heads that way. Last night we rested in our own bed and it felt good to snuggle in under my Woolie. Nine hours later I woke to face the day!
Denver hotel with castle towers
So many hotels, so many beds, so many miles. A couple of hotels we would not return to, but most were very nice. Such a great adventure, and no bed bugs to be found along the way. Yep. We check every hotel bed before saying yes to the room. A girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do!
We drove over 4100 miles, stayed in 11 different locations, and traveled through Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Nebraska, and Iowa once again. What an adventure! I look forward to sharing more with you.