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June 27, 2013

Getting our kicks on Route 66!

We've traveled another 660+ miles since my last post.  

If you have any reason to be in Clinton OK, their Route 66 Museum is fabulous. 

Since Memphis, we've made our way through AR, OK, TX and we're now in New Mexico. 
 A few of my favorite photos from stops along the way.

Big Texan Steak House in Amarillo TX

Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo TX

Cherokee Trading Post in Calumet OK

Indian Muffler Man in Calumet OK.

The buffaloes were also at this trading store.  Their prices were great. 
Cactus Inn McClean TX
Blue Swallow Motel, Tucumcari, NM

Mural also in Tucumcari NM.

Old Town in Albuquerque NM

Old Town in Albuquerque NM

It's been extremely hot (the van has been showing 105 on average).

A less expensive version of this headdress is now with us.  It was found at Clines Corners in NM.  We're now on our way to AZ to stay in the Wigwam Motel Thursday night. More heat and adventures await! 


Erica of Golden Egg Vintage said...

Sooo Cute! My favorite pics are Emma with the totem pole, and Josie in the Indian feathers! Looks like you're having a great family vacation!
Thank you for updating us!
Erica :)

vivian said...

You are all just perfect together! glad youre having fun!

KJ@letsgoflyakite said...

Kim, catching up on your road trip, it sounds amazing and brings back several memories! I studied in east Texas so drove from Canada to Texas several times, one regret is never stopping to take in Graceland - love your photos thus far. Must be hot! Safe travels, I hope Emma is getting good practice .

BucksCountyFolkArt said...

Getting your kicks on Route 66! Priceless!
*whew* Just as I was thinking to myself how hot it must be this time of year, you wrote how hot it was!
We just had a friend visit who lives in AZ. He said it was 108 when he left!

~Damita's Pretty Wrap~ said...

What fun pictures!!! Those will be wonderful for a scrapbook! :) Sounds like you all are having an amazing time! Thanks for an update! :) xo Holly

Nellie said...

What a great time you are having! Wishing you safe travels! Stay cool!
xo Nellie

Jboo said...

Wow -- what a fabulous road trip! Love it -- wish I was there too! Enjoy!!

Lutka And Co. said...

It looks like you are having a great time :) And what wonderful photos you have taken!

laurie -magpie ethel said...

Loving the giant ox/cow photo! Super fun and quirky stops..that is what makes road trips so fun and entertaining!

(Crazy hot weather tho..I would be melting!)

Pam Kessler said...

That looks like the perfect family vacation. Hope you've found a Stuckey's along the way. You have to have one of their pecan logs for the trip.

Corey said...

Kim, looks like you guys are having such a good time- so many fun places you're visiting!

Jodee Leader said...

You guys are the best roadtrippers ever! I can't even imagine being in a car that long! Please give me some tips since we are making our first longer roadtrip with the punks next month!

La Vie Quotidienne said...

What a great have seen so many wonderful sights and had so much fun! Thanks for taking us with you.

GardenOfDaisies said...

Looks like you are having so much fun!! I love the sign on the Blue Swallow. And I love your pretty aqua/turquoise dress, Kim!

Perfectly Printed said...

What a fun trip!! Seeing so many great cities and attractions in our great country!

DearHelenHartman said...

SO JEALOUS of your trip. Have loved following along even if I didn't have time to comment until now. Rt 66 fanatic here (I even wrote a romance series set on it that I'm relaunching soon!), have been along a LOT of it in bits and pieces but would love to do a stretch like you are! Love the pics and the updates!

Karin said...

Wow...what a COOL trip! I love anything from that time period, so I love all your pics! Hmmm...someday, I might have to drag my family on that trip. :)

Lynne said...

Looks like you are all having a great time. What a fun trip!

Cheryl G. said...

I love it all!
What fun!
Ya'll look adorable!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I'm catching up on the travels. I even sent a link to your blog to my hubby's computer so that he can come along! I hope there's room! Love the fun photos! I sure see some familiar sights! I love NM and lived near Gallup for a few years! It's so different, isn't it? HAVE FUN!