Westward Bound

I wasn’t looking forward to the long drive from Arkansas to Colorado, but it turned out to be full of kicks and giggles.

I got my fill of kitschy roadside attractions, including Cadillac Ranch outside of Amarillo, TX.

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This famous art installation is interactive; people bring spray paint and add their own designs

I found this adorable RV Museum that was FREE! It had a bunch of campers from the 20’s to the 70’s. It was really well-kept, and had a lot of little historical touches that made touring each unit quite memorable.

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A teardrop from the 40’s (Clarence was slightly jealous of its chrome finish)

I stopped at 2 state parks, one for a quick picnic lunch and nature walk, and another to camp for the night. Red Rock Canyon, in Oklahoma was a little piece of paradise off of the interstate.

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I saw an armadillo hanging out by the edge of the trail

Lake Clayton State Park in New Mexico was simply enchanting. The landscape was gorgeous, and it felt like I was in another world.

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I spent 2 hours just exploring all of the cool areas around the lake (they have a dinosaur track site)

Colorado, here I come!

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4 thoughts on “Westward Bound

  1. We were friends with the late visionary artist/designer Doug Michaels, one of the guys behind Ant Farm, creators of Cadillac Ranch. What is now an often replicated and well-known image was once a pretty radical work of art. Hope to see it–and all the other places you’re writing about and sharing with us–one day soon. Happy travels!

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  2. Hi Steph. Friends of ours are presently on a dinasour dig in Montana. This is the 2nd year in a row they have gone. I can only imagine how exciting this adventure is for you. Have fun honey. See you when you get home. Hugs.

    Bren

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