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Sea Gull Motel

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Shady Dell; a time capsule that was left behind, untouched

In the history of the United States, the 1950s were all about one thing: freedom. Freedom could mean anything from traveling the open road while wandering unexplored areas to living in a time that wasn't bogged down by deadlines, emails and iPhones…. Continue Reading

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Memories of Route 66

Historic highway becomes an Americana destination

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10 Don’t Miss Stops on Route 66

One-of-a-kind restaurants, neon-laced motels, and quirky and cool attractions dot Route 66 from Chicago to L.A. An article from:

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Route 66: Businesses Try Resurfacing on Historic Road – a Story

Most of Route 66 is long gone from U.S. maps. The series of roads that connected Chicago, Ill., to Santa Monica, Calif., is found mostly on Google searches, in specialty publications or by historic markers. But the worldwide mystique Route… Continue Reading

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Safari Motel – a classic motel along an American Icon

 He’s been there for 50 years, but he’s just not walking yet. Clyde the Camel has been a feature on the Motel Safari sign in Tucumcari since 1962, added just three years after the motel opened. Since some of the… Continue Reading

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V.I.P Family Motel – A Family Business Since 1964

Melissa Stefanide grew up in that pool in Wildwood Crest, N.J. She was already the third generation of her family to be involved in the V.I.P. Family Motel – built in 1964, opened in 1965 with her father and grandfather… Continue Reading

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History of a Mid-Century Icon

The Valley of the Sun has always attracted visitors with its mild climate, sunny disposition, and stunning natural landscape. Resorts throughout the area lured travelers with the notion of recreation and relaxation. Many unique mid-century hotels and resorts were built… Continue Reading

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New Life for Ghost Town in the Sky, Maggie Valley

Ghost Town free tg personals in the Sky has a new owner. florida dating tampabay According to the report Alaska Presley helped get the park started more than half a century ago and now has returned to purchase the park’s… Continue Reading

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Motel Safari Over the Hump Thanks to Talley's…and Clyde

Not even a broken writing arm slows Richard Talley down these days. Despite fighting the recent debilitation for the past six months, the owner of Motel Safari in Tucumcari, New Mexico, remains steadfastly involved in Route 66 initiatives, the Lodger’s Tax… Continue Reading

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