Grants, NM: Sands Motel (Elvis Stayed Here)

COST: Call for their current room rate OFFICE HOURS: Daily:? NOTES: *Just off of old Route 66 *Elvis Presley stayed in Room 123 LOCATION: 112 Mcarthur Grants, New Mexico PHONE: (505) 287-2997 WEBSITE: Sands Motel, Grants

Hardin, MT: Big Horn County Historical Museum

COST: Seniors: $5.00 Adults: $6.00 Students 7-18: $3.00 Children 6 & under: Free HOURS: Memorial Day – Labor Day Daily: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Labor Day – Memorial Day Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve at Noon, Christmas, New Years NOTES: *The historical … Continue reading

Route 66 Travel & Attraction Research

RT 66, important part of the history of travel in the U.S. A few years ago, I had the opportunity to drive a large part of Route 66. I hope to be able to do it again very soon. The Mother Road, as Rt 66 is also known as, opened … Continue reading

Dothan, AL: Peanut Statues

FREE HOURS: See statues that are outside around the city any time. Not sure what time or days the visitor center is open. NOTES: *Stop by the Visit Dothan Headquarters (visitors center) to get a map of the location of most of the peanut statues. *The first peanut statue, the … Continue reading

Luling, TX: Watermelon Thump Festival (June)

DATE: Last Thursday – Sunday in June HOURS: Check their website for times for various activities NOTES: *They have a wide variety of activities LOCATION: downtown Luling, Texas PHONE: WEBSITE: Luling Watermelon Thump