Day one was rough. Day two went WAY better! We left Amarillo Thursday morning, checked out Cadillac Ranch (Nathan spray painted our initials onto one of the cars) & drove into New Mexico.I LOVE NEW MEXICO. Southwestern prints, fringe, moccasins, & turquoise jewelry are for sale all over the place. My favorite things! We stopped to check out Route 66 & this adorable hotel: Hotel el Rancho. Plenty of people told us it was a must stop & they were right! It is super cool! There is a restaurant in there & we chose to pass on that & instead visit their shop. So. Much. Awesome. Jewelry. I bought a few things for myself, a gift for our friend we would be visiting later on the road trip & we moved on.
We did some thrifting in Gallup. Put the top back down on the comfortable and got back on the interstate just in time to catch a gorgeous New Mexico sunset. Drive onto Arizona...and FINALLY, several hours later, arrived at our destination: breathtaking Sedona. We didn't get to fully grasp how amazing it was until the next day because it was dark when we arrived, but I snapped a quick pic of our temporary living room & we quickly grabbed a couple of glasses of wine and made a break for the enormous hot tub on the back patio. It was a beautiful day spent with my favorite hunk! Day three tomorrow.