Road Trip…more day 4

Since this is primarily a FOOD and Travel Blog, just couldn’t leave off some dining advice for Sedona.  First, do stop in to have breakfast or lunch at Miley’s Cafe on Hwy 179 about 6.5 miles from downtown Sedona.  Best Huevos Rancheros north of Jalisco and service so fast and efficient you’ll be amazed. Second, don’t miss Cafe Elote also on Hwy 179, but much closer to downtown.  This was my second visit to Elote, I actually ate there 7 years ago and it was every bit as good as the first time!  Look past the rather funky entrance, (steel … Continue reading Road Trip…more day 4

Road Trip Day 4

Left behind New Mexico today and continued our journey west on historic Route 66, aka I-40.     The welcome to Arizona sign opens up some wonderful scenery.  After all the flatlands in Oklahoma and Texas, we are really enjoying the beauty of our surroundings.    I never tire of the mountains, the red soil, the rocks, the caves and canyons in Arizona. I get a wonderful, peaceful feeling whenever I am in this state.             On the approach to Sedona, the beautiful Coconino National Forest gives way to the most stupendous of sights….        And then there’s … Continue reading Road Trip Day 4

Road Trip Day 3 aka Gettin’ kicks on Rte. 66

Lots more flat and boring driving through the rest of Oklahoma and northwest Texas.        But we persevered and finally got some wonderful scenery in New Mexico.     Route 66 does not disappoint here.  Beautiful red soil, mountains and desert like flora.            When we finally arrive in Albuquerque, we enjoy a slow vibe with a southwestern spin and lots of green chiles and sopes…until we hit Central Avenue by University of New Mexico. A hipster part of town with many restaurants, tattoo shops and neat boutiques, this is the place to be in Albuquerque.   This … Continue reading Road Trip Day 3 aka Gettin’ kicks on Rte. 66