Notes day 1
Monday May 10: Kelsie has a meeting MST 1-2 ( May get cancelled) and 3:30-4:30
$25 budget per person per day
Dinner $15 per person
Lunches will be made from grocery store stuffs
Breakfast will be hotel breakfast.
Casa Malpais Site Tours: 928-333-5375 http://www.casamalpais.org/
Tuesday - Saturday from March to mid-November
(weather permitting)The tour takes approximately 2 - 2 1/2 hours to complete.
Tour Times: 9 AM & 1 PM (weather permitting)
Arrive 30 minutes early for check-in and introductory video
Tour Prices: $10 adults & teens (ages 13-59), $8 seniors (60+), $5 children (4-12)
Could have lunch in Taylor with Grandparents maybe?
Dinner options Frontier Restaurant. Open 5am- 10pm
Elephant Bar https://elephantbar.com/menus/dinner/
Dancing Eagle Casino Restaurant http://www.dancingeaglecasino.com/dining/great-american-diner/
Notes day 2
Tuesday May 11
Possible Sleep in day
Wake up in Albuquerque
Nuclear Museum Open daily from 9 am to 5 pm
Adults 18-59 - $15
Children 5 and under - Free
Dinosaur Museum open 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
ADMISSION PRICES: Adult (12-64) $8, Children (0-4) Free
Dinner Options: Del's Restaurant, Pow wow restaurant Lizard Lounge
Fairfield Inn & Suites Amarillo West/Medical Center
6600 Interstate 40 West, Amarillo, TX, 79106, USA
Notes day 3
Wednesday May 12. Kelsie has a Meeting 12:30-1:30. We can eat lunch during this time.
Goodnight ranch has buffalo we may want to see ( First cattle ranchers in OK)
Oklahoma Route 66 Museum ( Dust bowl , big band, cars)
2229 West Gary Boulevard
Clinton, OK 73601
Admission: Adults $7, Children(5 and under) Free
Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center ( Mound builders site)
18154 1st Street
Spiro, OK 74959
Director: Dennis Peterson
Admission Adults $7, Students (6–18) $4Children (5 and under) Free
N35 degrees, 18.696 minutes, W94 degrees, 34.164 minutes
Wednesday through Saturday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Noon to 5 p.m.
Due to staffing limitations we recommend calling prior to planning a visit; unexpected events occasionally result in an unplanned closing.
Dinner Options: Georges Restaurant, Thep Thai Restaurant,
Sleeping at Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Smith
7601 Phoenix Avenue, Fort Smith, AR, 72903, USA
Notes day 4
Thursday May 13
Possible sleep in day.
Central High Museum ( Where the Little Rock 9 were in the civil rights movement)
Museum of Discovery
Wed. – Sat. : 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Children 12 and younger: $8.00 *
500 President Clinton Ave., Suite 150
Little Rock, AR 72201
The Old Mill: Guided tours 501-758-1424. A historic re-creation of an 1880's water-powered grist mill. listed on the National Register of Historic Places (Site #86003585).
Address: 3800 Lakeshore Dr, North Little Rock, AR 72116
PARKIN ARCHEOLOGICAL STATE PARK
60 State Hwy 184
Parkin, AR 72373
Wed. - Sat. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission is free for self-guided tours and viewing exhibits in the visitor center.
Eat dinner somewhere on Beale Street. It's historic with lots of restaurants.
Kelsie will be leaving for the airport this day
Notes day 5
Friday May 14
Memphis Botanical Garden ( We can have a picnic here)
9 am - 6 pm
Adults $10 Children (2-12) $5
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
Address: 191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
Open every Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Adults – $13 Kids 4 and Under – Free
SLAVE HAVEN UNDERGROUND RAILROAD MUSEUM
826 North 2nd Street, Memphis, TN 38107
Historic Travelers Rest
Travellers Rest Historic House Museum
636 Farrell Parkway
Nashville, TN 37220
10:00 AM – 4:30PM
$15 per adult $0 children
Ozone Falls State Natural Area
Address: 14563 TN-1, Rockwood, TN 37854, USA
From Crossville travel East on I-40 and exit at the Crab Orchard exit. Turn left off the exit ramp and go to the intersection of U.S. Highway 70. From Knoxville go west on I-40 and exist at Crab Orchard. From Crab Orchard exit, turn right on U.S. Highway 70 going east. The highway takes you straight to Ozone Falls, which is on the right about four miles from the interstate exit.
Dinner: Aubrey's Papermill
Address: 6005 Brookvale Ln, Knoxville, TN 37919, USA
Phone: +1 865-588-1111
Notes day 6
Saturday May 15. Kelsie will possibly fly back this day.
may 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
« ‘Inuksuit’ at Big Ears – 5pm
This unique workshop will explore the role of native plants and trees in the landscape through ecology, garden design, and philosophy, providing a fresh perspective on garden aesthetics in urban and suburban landscapes.
We will cover the the importance of pollinator and native plants in your garden, which plants are essential for specific wildlife, the importance of proper site preparation, and year-round landscaping strategies to anyone looking for some help selecting trees and plants that provide interest throughout all the seasons.
Native plants will be available on site for purchasing, and there will also be a few varieties of surprise plants as a gift for participating. Led by Joy Grissom, co-founder of Native Plant Rescue Squad.
May 15th, 2021
Cost: $30 non-members, $25 Members, $25 Neighbors