Visiting CapRock Winery

CapRock Winery Entrance

Welcome The KOA in Texas that we were workamping at in the summer of 2017, had a fairly stocked store. They sold your normal camping supply stuff like RV accessories, hoses, and misc replacement parts. They also carried gifts like drinking glasses, wind chimes and clothing, and of course the cold drink section. My wife’s … Read more

McLean-Allanreed Area Museum

McLean Alanreed Museum

Welcome In this section of RT 66, there are a few historical things to look for. Conoco Towers is not far and The Devil’s Rope Museum is literally around the block from this place. As a matter of fact, we thought we were heading to Devil’s Rope but apparently turned too soon. It turned out … Read more

American Windmill Museum

American Wind And Power Road Sign

Brief History The American Windmill Museum is the largest windmill museum in the world. It sits on 28 acres just east of Lubbock Texas. It features over 160 American style windmills. As our time in Texas was coming to an end we were thinking about hitting one more place. We just had that urge to … Read more

Conoco Tower And U-Drop Inn Cafe

Conoco Tower

Welcome It was a beautiful day so we decided to take the motorcycle for a little spin. We wanted to cover RT 66 while in Texas. Which way should we go? Since we are camping in Amarillo, we are sort of in the middle. Today we chose to go east. It was about a 75-mile … Read more

Devils Rope Barbed Wire Museum

Bike Outside Devils Rope

Welcome If you stopped at the McClean-Allanreed Area Museum, you are literally around the block from the Devils Rope. This is an attraction dense area of RT 66. With the McClean-Allanreed Museum around the block and The old restored gas station only a few blocks from here, you can catch some great area history. The Devils rope … Read more

MidPoint Cafe

MidPointe Cafe Sign

Welcome First, let me say that I usually do not put any food places on day trip pages. But hey, this is RT 66!!! After driving west from Amarillo towards New Mexico on the historical RT 66 for about an hour or so, we came upon this little cafe on the side of the road. … Read more

Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Palo Duro Entrance Sign

Welcome About 30 minutes from the KOA campground we are at in Amarillo in a town called Canyon is a State Park called Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Maybe you have heard of it. It’s only the second largest canyon in the USA. The Largest being the Grand Canyon. There are numerous ways to explore … Read more

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway

Caprock Entrance Sign

Welcome Part of our Canyon Week we went to Caprock Canyon State Park. We had been told about this place by one of the guests that we had been chatting with at the campground we are workamping at. Although located about an hour and a half from where we are in Amarillo, this park did … Read more

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

Welcome On a day we were supposed to ride out to the canyon, the weather forecast had other ideas. They were calling for severe storms so we had to make a change of plans. Those plans were to visit the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. The Perks Of Going Mid-Week Now Chris and I are not really … Read more

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

Monument Sign

Welcome As we rode around looking for cool roads to ride, we saw a sign on the side of the road that said “Historic Monument” 1 mile. Ok, we’re game. We took the left at the next sign and found ourselves heading for the Alibates Flint Quarry National Monument. Changed Names Alibates Flint Quarries National … Read more