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.

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.

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

Colorado, here I come!


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!


  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.



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