Yesterday morning we were cruising past hardwood trees covered in tiny, new leaves. The temperature was 65°F as we watched the northwest Texas scenery speed past. This evening we are sitting in Colorado Springs watching snow fall and it’s 21°F. I decided I prefer the Texas weather, so I’m highlighting a rest area we visited in that state recently.
Located in Gray County, Texas, this particular rest area highlights wind energy and features an old windmill and informative displays inside.
Situated around the outside of the building are seating areas with overhangs resembling teepees.
Signs warning visitors to watch for snakes were a bit sobering. I obeyed willingly.
Our initial reason for stopping was a bathroom break. We found the facilities modern and well kept. This rest area was definitely a nice bit of oasis along a highway in one of many parts of Texas where the continuous sight of wide open ranchland can get old.
Until next time readers, drive safely out there 😀