Amarillo by Morning – AKA as The Yellow Rose of Texas

Amarillo Sign 1For Valentine’s Day 2015 we decided to check out the little town of Amarillo, TX. and drove throughout the night to get there on Valentines Day morning.  Hence, the title, Amarillo by Morning 🙂  Couldn’t resist. Anyway, it was a whirlwind two-night trip, but we had a wonderful time exploring a new city together. The first thing I noticed was the wind. It was crazy and it didn’t stop the whole time we were there. Other than that, it seemed like a nice little town. Much slower pace than here in Denver, but still has all the amenities anyone could need. I did notice a lot of banks for some reason, lol. Continue reading “Amarillo by Morning – AKA as The Yellow Rose of Texas”

Route 66 in Amarillo, Texas – Not Just an Ordinary Street

Route 6 SignOn a recent trip to Amarillo, we had a chance to walk and drive up and down part of 6th Avenue Historic District, aka Route 66. It was a little cold in February of 2015, but we still had a nice time. As I said in another blog post, Amarillo by Morning, I was amazed at all the antique shops and stores. It definitely makes up the feel of the town. I really liked it. Continue reading “Route 66 in Amarillo, Texas – Not Just an Ordinary Street”