Day 9 – The Turn Toward Home

Saturday July 7 (I think)

Once again, I woke up before Carla and headed outside to get some last train pictures before we had breakfast and headed off. But, I don’t have anything special to post.

We’d already seen what we wanted to see east of Winslow on Route 66 (see previous post on Holbrook and the Petrified Forest). Knowing we had a long day, we took a last look around Winslow and hit the road(s) to Moab, Utah.

Here are some pictures of our room and public areas at La Posada. I got a last Winslow train picture from our room.

Here are some images of our room.

Windows on 2 sides was nice (for a breeze, good light, and train action!)

The hallway looking from our room toward the front desk.

A picture from the front. They are still working on the landscaping for the entry way.

We checked out at 9:30, visited a couple of tourist shops in town and drove around the newer parts of Winslow on the west side. I got some cool souvenirs; one to be debuted at by next Trophy Husbands bowling night.

We pulled out of town at 10:25 where it was 87 degrees. We headed out I-40 to Gallup and turned north on US 491. This was the farthest east we would get. We pulled into Moab at 6:15 PM (1 hour ahead of Arizona time) where it was 102 degrees. Total distance was 382 miles. We had a bit of dinner downtown, then set a wake up call for the next morning when we would head out for a hike to the Delicate Arch in Arches National Park.

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2 Responses to Day 9 – The Turn Toward Home

  1. Fletch says:

    How are you two holding out with the low temperature? If there is one thing I have learned from you Routee 66 trip is that you want a car with a good working air conditioner. I love the picture of the rock outcropping. Well you two stay safe and see you when you return.

  2. Pingback: Road Trip 2014 – Northern Arizona | 2for66

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