Day 5 Schedule: April 19, 2013


Cadillac Ranch

09:58   Check out from Country Inn & Suites, Amarillo, TX after breakfast
(included) and drove a short distance on I-40 W.
10:10   Stopped at the world-famous Cadillac Ranch, Amarillo, TX
11:05   Route 66 to Vega, TX (Magnolia gasoline station, among other highlights)
11:50   Set time one hour back (10:50) as we entered New Mexico.
11:30   Route 66 through Tucumcari, New Mexico. Lots of sights!
12:00   Drove from Route 66 on to I-40 W to Santa Rosa, NM
13:30   Lunch at Joseph’s Bar & Grill
14:18   Continued on Route 66IMG_2217
15:20   Las Vegas, NM.
16:30   Arrived in Santa Fe, NM. Sight-seeing and a coffee-tea break.
18:30   Continued on I-40 W – save time.
19:19   Arrived in Albuquerque, NM. Checked into the Double Tree Hilton Hotel
Total travel distance: 320 miles (512 km)
Total travel time: 10 hours 20 minutes (first, including one hour in time
difference, but then ~ 4-5 hours in total for “breaks”)
   Dinner at Tucanos Brazilian Grill on Central Avenue downtown Albuquerque