Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Red Feather Lodge - Grand Canyon, Arizona

1 Mile south of entrance to Grand Canyon South Rim
Post Office Box 476 - Grand Canyon, Arizona 86023
Thurston - Owner

Trail's End Motel - Denver, Colorado

9025 West Colfax Ave., Highway 40 West
Denver 15, Colorado

32 New Deluxe Off Highway Units. 10 Minutes to Downtown Denver - The Mountains - Park of the Red Rocks. Relax on our Sun Deck. Air-Conditioned - Picnic Area - Barbeque and TV - Glass Enclosed Tub and Shower Baths - Phones.
Phone BElmont 7-5434
AAA Approved. Recommended by Duncan Hines.

Mailed from Denver, Colorado to Mr. and Mrs. N. Summerfield of Bradford, Rhode Island on October 20, 1959:

October 19th
Here is our stop for a few days. Enjoying every bit of the trip. Gone with no coat it so hot here.
Love Howard and Mildred

Draney's Motel - St. George, Utah

Draney's Motel - St. George, Utah

420 East 100 North
St. George, Utah
A beautiful, quiet and comfortable place to stay. 16 neat units with tile showers and up-to-date decor. Warm hospitality assured.
Phone OR 3-9955

Red Coach Inn - El Dorado, Kansas

2525 West Central Street
Highway 196. 1/2 miles east of Kansas Turnpike gate. 1 1/2 miles west of Business district. Pool. Restaurant on property - 48 rooms. Color TV. Direct Dial Phones.
El Dorado, Kansas 67042

Wheel-Inn Motel - Mitchell, South Dakota

On U.S. Hwy. 16, West Mitchell, S. Dak.
Modern Quiet Convenient Reasonable
12 Units, Automatic individual heat, air conditioned, free TV, playground, some units tub and showers; others, ceramic tile showers.
Henry and Agnes Gran, Your Hosts

Writing on the back:
Stayed here on July 11, 1969
Travelled from Gillette, Wyoming - stopped at Mt. Rushmore and Wall Drug. Went to Corn Palace here.

Holiday Motel - Columbus, Ohio

4420 E. Main St.
Columbus, Ohio
Located on U.S. 40, 5 Miles East of Downtown. One of America's Finest. AAA Approved.
The Best Costs No More
Phone Douglas 2593

Writing on the back:
Oct. 3-1957
7.50 Double

Executive Inn - Louisville, Kentucky

Located at Ky. Fair & Exposition Center, near Airport and Watterson Expressway (Interstate 264), ten minutes from downtown. Restaurant, cocktail lounge, swimming pool, banquet facilities, air-conditioned.

Sandrift Motel - Sebastian, Florida

U.S. Hiway #1, Sebastian, Florida, between Melbourne and Vero Beach. Ultra-modern motel with efficiencies. Individually controlled heat and air-conditioning. TV. Restaurant next door. Good fishing area.

Skyline Motor Hotel - Front Royal, Virginia

P.O. Box 942
Phone: 5915
At South City limits at entrance to the famous Skyline Drive on Route 12. Enjoy an invigorating night's rest in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Tile baths, tub and shower. Hot water heat. Cross ventilation. Radios. Ample Parking. AAA Approved. A Quality Court.
Single and En Suite - 67 Rooms - 46 Tiled Baths
Hospitality - OPEN ALL YEAR - Good Food
George M. Harris, Owner-Managing Director.

Mailed from Elkins, West Virginia to Miss Dorothy M. Currier of Wakefield, Massachusetts on June 9, 1953:
Mon. eve.
Dot & Martha!
How do you address your mail anyways. Good trip so fair - Hot & rain but still good. Fog today and no sky line, but wonderful trip thru the Allegheny Mts. to Elkins, W. Va. Stayed here last nite - all extra good.
Love to all, Rose.

P.O. Box 942
Phone: MElrose 5-9085
At northern entrance of the famous Skyline Drive on Route U.s 340. Enjoy an invigorating nights' rest in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Tile baths, tub and shower. Hot water heat, Radio and TV in rooms. Ample parking. No pets please.
Hospitality - OPEN ALL YEAR - Fine Foods
Mrs. G.M. Harris, Owner-Manager

Redwood Motel - Leesville, Louisiana

Hwy. 171 South - 7 miles from Fort Polk, La.
TV's and phones in all rooms, wall-to-wall carpet 24 hr. service, excellent restaurant.
"Your Comfort Is Our Business"

Colonial Motel - Richmond, Virginia

Colonial Motel - Richmond, Virginia

5207 Brook Road, Richmond, Va. 23227
At North City Limits U.S. #1. Southbound on Int. - 95. Take exit 17, #301 to #1 and Right 1 1/2 blocks. Northbound on Int. - 95. Take Exit 16 and Left (South). On #1 1/2 block. Air conditioning - Room Phones - TV - Sensible Rates.

Bostonian Motel - Hudson, Ohio

Bostonian Motel - Hudson, Ohio

5891 Akron-Cleveland Rd. Ohio Rt. 8
Boston Ht's., Hudson, Ohio
Located 1 1/2 miles south of Ohio Turnpike Exit 12
27 New Modern Units - All Air-conditioned - TV - Phones in all rooms - Radio and individually controlled heat. American Express honored. AAA Approved.

The stamp on the back says May 28, 1976.

Riviera Motel - Niagara Falls, New York

One of Western New York's Newest, largest and Most modern Motels.

Restaurant on premises - Shopping plazas nearby - Designed and furnished in the most modern taste - Open all year - Air conditioned - radio - television - Wall-to-wall carpeting - ceramic tile tubs and showers.
For Reservation BE 6-0121
Sightseeing tours arranged
6621 Pine Ave. Blvd. on Route US 62
Niagara Falls, NY

Monday, August 30, 2010

Flying Carpet Motor Inn - Des Plaines, Illinois

6465 N. Manheim Road, Des Plaines, Ill. 60016
Closest to O'Hare Airport

225 air-conditioned rooms, restaurants and cocktail lounge, in complete resort setting on 15 beautiful acres.

Mailed from Highland Park, Illinois to Marcia Rosenthal of Chicago, Illinois on June 8, 1969:

Hi Marcia -
Hope you like this card.
Yours truly

6465 N. Manheim Road, Des Plaines, Ill. 60016
Closest to O'Hare Airport

225 air-conditioned rooms, restaurants and cocktail lounge, in complete resort setting on 15 beautiful acres.

Gateway Motel - St. Cloud, Minnesota

Junction 23-52-10 One Mile From Center of City.
30 New Units - All Air Conditioned, Room Phones, TV - Carpet - Tub Shower Combination - Hot Water Heat, Sound-Proofed Rooms - Conference Room - Laundry Facilities.
Your Hosts: Donna & Norb Yenish.
Member of the Best Western Motels.

Villager Motel & Convention Center - Lincoln, Nebraska

5200 "O" Street Lincoln, Nebraska 68510
Phone (402) 434-9111

The Finest in Lincoln - 202 Beautiful Guest Rooms-with Color TV-24 Hour Restaurant-Scotch & Aku Tiki Lounges with Dancing Nightly-Bottle Shop-Astro Turf Putting Green-Heated Swimming Pool-Complete Caters Facilities-Banquets 4 to 400.

Red Shingle Motor Lodge - Blowing Rock, North Carolina

U.S. 221-321 Between Boone & Blowing Rock
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
"Each Room With a View"
Luxurious Modern Rooms - TV - Inn Room Coffee - HEATED Swimming Pool.
Colonial Sander's Famous "Finger Lickin' Good" Kentucky Fried Chicken on Premises
Owned and Operated By Donna and Allan Luihn. Telephone 264-8111. Member of the Best Western Motels. AAA Approved

Tower Motel - Hugo, Oklahoma

Phone 547.
Located east of city on hiway 70, in the heart of the Little Dixie recreation area. Refrigerated in summer - vented, circulated heat in winter. Radio in each room. Free coffee served in lounge every morning. Mr. and Mrs. R.E. Burdine, Owners and Operators.

Motel Rambler - Des Moines, Iowa

2701 S.E. 14th St. 243-8691
Highways 65 and 69 South
Des Moines, Iowa
Enlcosed year around heated Indoor Swimming Pool and Sauna Bath
Each Room Carpeted - Telephone and TV - Air Conditioning - Comb. Tub-Showers
Vernon and Clarice Warn, Owners.

Redwood Motel - Marshalltown, Iowa

"One of Iowa's Finest"
Luxurious and spacious accommodations
Junction U.S. 30 and 14, Marshalltown, Iowa
Phone 4485

Carolinian Motel & Restaurant - Georgetown, South Carolina

Carolinian Motel & Restaurant - Georgetown, South Carolina

On U.S. 17 - Within the City Limits
Georgetown, South Carolina
Air-Conditioned - TV - Swimming Pool
A Quality Court

Cadillac Motel - Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Cadillac Motel - Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Cor. Central & Hiering
Seaside Heights, New Jersey
Rooms & Efficiencies - 2 Blocks to Ocean - 2 Blocks to Bay - Pool - Free Parking.

Stanton's Motel - Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Conveniently located in a quiet Residential District. Just two blocks North of U.S. 16 - 15 Attractive Units. With private Showers. AAA Approced. Phone 7361 Recommended by L.V.T.B. and AMC

Moonover Motel - Largo, Florida

166 Clearwater Largo Road
Largo, Florida
Tel. 581-8020
Efficiency and Motel Rooms - Central Heat - Air Conditioning - Cross Ventilation - 1 mile to Gulf of Mexico - Day, Week or Month.
Mr. & Mrs. E. Ackerson, Owners & Managers.

Monte Vista Motor Lodge - North Kingstown, Rhode Island

7075 Post Road - Route 1
North Kingstown, R.I. 02852

Close to Famous Ocean State Beaches - 5 minutes to Historic Wickford and Narragansett Bay - 9 miles to Newport Bridge - 12 miles to Green State Airport - 13 miles to University of Rhode Island. Excellent Restaurants Nearby.

Holiday Inn - St. Paul, Minnesota

St. Anthony at Rice, Capitol Plaza on Interstate 94 in downtown St. Paul.
Service, comfort, and convenience shall be yours to enjoy at the Holiday Inn, located on St. Paul's capital approach.

Thruway Motel / Thruway Motor Inn - Albany, New York

The Magnificent New Thruway Motel
New York State Exit 24
Albany, New York

Luxury Hotel Service- Suburban Quiet - 10 Minutes from Downtown Albany - 190 Completely Air Conditioned Suites. Meeting Rooms. All Season Individual Temperature Control. Free TV in every room. 24 Hours Switchboard Service. Swimming Pool. Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge. Telephone IVanhoe 9-7431

New York State Thruway Exit 24
Albany, New York

Luxury Hotel Service- Suburban Quiet - 10 Minutes from Downtown Albany - 250 Completely Air Conditioned Suites. Meeting and Banquet Rooms. Individually controlled heat and air-conditioning. Free TV in every room. Swimming Pool. Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge.Telephone (area code 518) 459-3100

New York State Thruway Exit 24
Albany, New York

Luxury Hotel Service- Suburban Quiet - 10 Minutes from Downtown Albany - 250 Completely Air Conditioned Rooms. Free TV - Swimming Pool - Meeting and Banquet Facilities for Groups to 600 - Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge - Entertainment Nightly. Telephone (area code 518) 459-3100. AAA Approved. A Quality Motel.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Sands of Tempe Motor Hotel - Tempe, Arizona

Adjacent to ASU
on U.S. 60-70-80-89
601 E. Apache Blvd.
Tempe, Arizona
Open year 'round. Luxury Resort Hotel facilities, motel rates. Olympic Pool. Barber and Beauty Shops. Newton's famed Prime Rib Restaurant. Coffee Shop. Cocktail Lounge. Convention and Meeting facilities.

Driftwood Motel - Denver, Colorado

Driftwood Motel - Denver, Colorado

East Colfax at Oneida
Denver, Colorado
Hiways U.S. 36-40-287
Air Conditioned. Free TV, Radio and Continental Breakfast. Steam Heat. Combination Tub and Shower Baths. 24 Hour PBX. Convenient to Restaurants and downtown Denver. Off Highway - Quiet. AAA Approved. Phone DUdley 8-4261

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Edgewood Resort Hotel & Motel - Alexandria Bay, New York

Edgewood Resort Hotel & Motel - Alexandria Bay, New York

Famous for Food, Fun and Hospitality in the 1000 Islands.
Situated on 75 acres with a mile of frontage over-looking the St. Lawrence Seaway. Air-Conditioned Starboard Dining Room...Gazebo Room with dancing and entertainment nightly...Scuttlebutt and Shoal Shaggers' Lounges. Television, Heated Pool, private Beach. Free Water Skiing, Speed Boat and Cruiser Rides.

Cozy Motel - Merced, California

Cozy Motel - Merced, California

1260 Yosemite Park Way
Telephone RAndolph 2-1715
"Rest and Sleep off the Noisy Hiway"
33 units, individual air conditioning and heating. Kitchenettes available as well as laundry facilities. AAA Approved.
"At the Gateway to Yosemite"

Friday, August 27, 2010

Grim's Motel - Natural Bridge, Virginia

Free TV - Air-Conditioned
U.S. Highway 11... 1 1/2 Miles North of NATURAL BRIDGE, VIRGINIA
Dial CY 1-2301
12 Miles South of Lexington...Ceramic Tiled Baths, Tub & Shower Combination. Radiant Heat...Cross Ventilation.
Mrs. C.M. Grim & Son, Owners & Operators

Georgian Motel - Seattle, Washington

8801 Aurora Avenue N. (U.S. Highway 99)
Seattle, Washington 98103

A motel offering every modern living convenience with phones and color TV in all units - 7 minutes from Downtown. All Major Credit Cards Accepted.

Golf View Motel - Fort Myers, Florida

Fort Myers' Newest
Opposite Golf Course
3523 Cleveland Ave. on the Trail
"Most Modern Motel in Town"
Overnites and Efficiencies. Every room air-conditioned - tubs and showers.

Town & Country Motel - Sutherlin, Oregon

1506 West Central
Sutherlin, Oregon
Clean, modern motel with electric heat and TV. Some with kitchenettes.

Britton Motel - Middlesboro, Kentucky

Britton Motel - Middlesboro, Kentucky

U.S. Highway 25E
1403 E. Cumberland Ave., Middlesboro, Ky.
4 blocks to main entrance Cumberland Gap National Park. 23 units. Central overhead heating. Air Conditioning. Free TV. Rates $5.00 to $150.00.

Holiday Inn - Kansas City, Missouri

At Municipal Airport, Kansas City, Missouri 64116
Ph. VIctor 2-6700 - AC: 816
250 Rooms - Restaurant and Banquet Facilities - Cocktail Lounge - Swimming Pool - 3 Minutes to Downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

Gross Motel - Clayton, Illinois

West Edge of Clayton, Illinois
800 Feet from U.S. 24 - Quiet Rest.
P.O. Box 34. 12 Units - Radiant heat.
Restaurant close by. TW 4-6816.
Waldo & Anna Post, Mgr.

Holiday Inn - Eau Claire, Wisconsin

On U.S. Highway 12, SW Eau Claire
1202 Clairemont Avenue
Ph: TErminal 4-3181, AC: 715, TWX: 715-221-0522
Swimming Pool - 100% Air-Conditioned - Dining Room - Coffee Shop - Cocktail Lounge - Convention Facilities.

Sea Shell Motel - Blythe, California

On Highway 67. Cooled by refrigeration, steam heated. Recommended by Blythe Chamber of Commerce, AAA and Duncan Hines.

Hillcrest Motel - Moscow, Idaho

706 North Main - Moscow, Idaho 83843

On U.S. Highway 95 North - 7 Blocks from city center overlooking Palouse farm country and Moscow Mountain - 39 units - air-conditioned - Individually Controlled Electric Heat - Telephones - TV - Radio - Tile Showers - 2 Miles from University of Idaho. AAA Approved.

Charnock's Motel - Rochelle, Illinois

Charnock's Motel - Rochelle, Illinois -

Recommended by-
1079 North 7th Street, Rochelle, Illinois
Modern, Radiant Heat, Air Conditioned, Simmons Beautyrest Equipped, All Ceramic Tile Showers, 100% Fire Proof and Sound Proof. Located on U.S. Hi-ways 51 and Alt. U.S. 30. Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Charnock, Owners-Managers. Phone 794. AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels. Member of the American Motor Hotel Association.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

The Nautilus Motel - Cape Coral, Florida

An invitation to luxurious, sun-blessed living in Florida's most perfect community! Swimming, boating, fishing - perfect year-round weather, on Florida's magic Gulf Coast.

Holiday Inn, Jr. - Memphis, Tennessee

U.S. Highway 78
3020 Lamar at Semmes Avenue
Enjoy Holiday Inn comfort and southern hospitality at the nation's first Holiday Inn, Jr.

Dillon's Park Motel - Manitou Springs, Colorado

Dillon's Park Motel - Manitou Springs, Colorado

Located in Scenic Manitou Springs, Colorado
West on Highway U.S. 24
18 Modern Units in beautiful mountain surroundings. Large heated swimming pool...Free TV in rooms..Ice Machine...Reasonable Rates.
MUlbery 5-5225
Mr. and Mrs. George Dillon, Owners & Operators

Mailed from Colorado Springs, Colorado to Mr. & Mrs. David Perry of Middleboro, Massachusetts on July 7, 1978:

We are staying here for two nights because there is to much to see here in one day. Going up Pike's Peak, second highest mont in America. More then twice as high as Mt. Washington. I saw thing today I didn't thing exseased. It was worth the ride here. We'll keep in touch. Love, George & Roberto

Arrowhead Motel - Morristown, Ohio

Arrowhead Motel - Morristown, Ohio

On U.S. 40 - Morristown, Ohio
In the beautiful hills of Belmont County
20 miles West of Wheeling, W. Va. and 90 miles East of Columbus, Ohio
Modern brick and stone fireproof constructions. Private tile baths, Carrier Weathermaker year round, Central Air-Conditioned, comfortably furnished. Two restaurants and a night service station adjoining. Outdoor theatre, antique shop, churches, scenic Piedmont Lake near by. For reservations - Phone Morristown 2695.