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80 & 81 Home of Texas Christian University. Travel Bureau: Sinclair Refining
Co., Fair Bldg.

Hotel: Texas. One of those up-to-the-minute, fine American hotels. 550
rms., all WB. Many ACond. E. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c.

Motor Hotel: El Patio. 1815 E. Lancaster. ACond. Nicely turned
out in every way. Excellent rms. and service. 20 rms., all WB. Meals.
E. 2WB $2.00-$3.00. FGar. Pets P.

Motor Court: Mayo. 1917 E. Lancaster St. Part ACool. Another pleas-
ant stopping place. 44 rms., 15 kitchenettes, all WB. E. 2WB $2.00 up.
FGar. Pets P.

Motor Court: Shady Tour Rest. 4036 E. Belkamp St. This is a little
older but so well kept it is among the best. 21 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $2.00-
$2.50. FGar. Pets P.

GAINESVILLE, TEX. Pop. 10,530. (Conoco 1-3) 70 Mi. N. of Fort Worth.
77 & 82 California Street is part of the old California Trail.

Hotel: Turner. A satisfactory hotel of 100 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $3.50.

GALVESTON, TEX. Pop. 60,000. (Conoco K-8) 50 Mi. S.W. of Houston.
75 One of the few Texas resorts.

Hotels: Buccaneer (396 rms.), Galvez (250 rms.), Jean Lafitte (200).
3 good hotels, take your choice. E. 2WB $4.00 up.

GREENVILLE, TEX. Pop. 14,500. (Conoco J-4) 53 Mi. N.E. of Dallas.
67 Hotel: Washington. Fine hospitality from Mr. Collins. Electric fans, well
furnished rms. 125 rms., 75 WB. E. 2NB $2.50. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c.
Pets P.

HILLSBORO, TEX. Pop. 8,129. (Conoco 1-5) 58 Mi. S. of Forth Worth.
77 & 81 Motor Court: Welton. Clean with fine beds. Gas heat. Circulating
fans. 12 cottages, all WB. E. 2WB $2.00. FGar. Pets P.

HOUSTON, TEX. Pop. 385,700. (Conoco J-7) 87 Mi. W. of Beaumont.
75 & 9050 Mi. inland, but a seaport. Travel Bureaus: Texaco Co., 720 San
Jacinto St., and Gulf Tourgide Bureau, Gulf Bldg.

Hotels: Ben Milam (250 rms.) & Rice Hotel (1,000 rms.). Both ACond.
Two of the crack hotels of Texas. Everything exactly as you would expect.
E. 2WB $4.00 up. Gar. 50c. No pets.

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HOUSTON, TEX. (continued)

Apt.-Hotel: Plaza. 5020 Montrose Blvd. Adjacent to Herman Park and
away from noisy city. An excellent place to stay. 100 apts. all WB. and
kitchenettes. Also hotel rms. Res. desired. E. 2WB $4.00-$5.00. FGar.
No pets.

Motor Court.: Admiral. 4703 N. Main St. ACool. First-class. At-
tractive court. 18 cottages, 25 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $2.50 up. FGar.
Pets P.

Motor Lodge: Carlon Courts. 8000 S. Main St. at jet. of US 90 and
cut-off. One of the best. 20 cottages of 2 units each. ACool. Gas heat.
All WB. Some kitchenettes. Nearby restaurant. E. 2WB $2.50-13.50. FGar.
Pets P.

JUNCTION, TEX. Pop. 1,500. Alt. 2,180'. (Conoco G-7) 124 Mi. N.W.
of San Antonio.
83 & 390 In the hill country of Texas.

Hotel: Las Lomas. Formerly known as the Fritz. Recently renovated and
done over. 37 rms. E. for 2 $2.00 up. FPark. Pets P.

LAREDO, TEX. Pop. 36,479. (Conoco J-l) 154 ML S. of San Antonio.
81, 83 & 96 Popular port of entry into Mexico. Travel Bureau: Asociacion
Mexicana Automovilistica.

Hotel: Hamilton. ACond. Built in 1850 but naturally improvements
added since then, making it 1940 in comfort. 300 rms., all WB. Meals. E.
2WB $3.5046.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Hotel: Plaza. San Bernardo and Hidalgo Ave. ACond. Under the
management of Mr. Morrison, this Spanish type hotel is most popular. All
the features and comforts of the best. Fine hospitality. 200 rms., nicely fur-
nished, all WB. Fine dining rm. E. 2WB $3.50-$5.00. Gar 50c. No pets.

Motor Court: Cortez. 3113 San Bernardo Ave. A beautiful group of
cottages, Spanish in type, finely landscaped. Porches, patios. One of the
best. 41 rms., all WB. Meals. E. 2WB $2.00 up. FGar. Pets P.




Court Cortez

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LAREDO, TEX. (continued)

Motor Court: Lands. Another excellent court of 10 units, all WB. Nicely
landscaped. E. 2WB $2.00 up. FGar. Pets P.

LONGVIEW, TEX. Pop. 30,000. (Conoco K-5) 126 Mi. E. of Dallas.
80 Gateway to largest oil field in the world.

Hotel: Hilton. ACond. All of the Hilton Hotels are excellent, this being
no exception. 150 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $3.5045.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Motor Court: Booth's. 368 W. Tyler. Part ACond. 83 cottages, 98
rms., all WB. Gas heated. E. 2WB $2.00 up. FGar. Pets P.

LUBBOCK, TEX. Pop. 20,525. Alt. 3,195'. (Conoco E-4) 125 ML N.V.
of Sweetwater.
84 & 87 Cotton center. Texas Technological College.

Hotel: Hilton. Another of the first-class Hilton chain which you will
find up to the standard of the others. 200 rms., all WB. E. SWB $2.00.
2WB $3.50-$4.00. FPark. Gar. 50c.

Motor Hotel: Motor Inn. 2910 Ave. H. One of those Texas motor lodges
that are eye-openers to Eastern people. This has 40 rms., all WB., maid
service, and the appointments of the better hotels. Meals. E. 2WB $2.50.
FPark. Pets P.

LULING, TEX. Pop. 6,900. (Conoco H-8) 54 Mi. N.E. of San Antonio.
90 Center of three major oil fields.

Motor Court: Ward Motel. W. side of city. ACond. New and modern.
10 cottages, all WB. Some kitchenettes. Extra good. E. 2WB $3.00-$3.50.
FGar.

MARFA, TEX. Pop. 4,020. (Conoco C-7) 75 Mi. S.E. of Van Horn.

67 & 90 Hotel: El Paisano. One of the five "Gateway" Hotels. A good place
to lock up the bus and turn in. 60 rms., all WB. Meals. E. 2WB $3.00 up.
FGar. Pets P.

MARSHALL, TEX. Pop. 22,250. (Conoco K-5) 140 Mi. E. of Dallas.
59 & 80 One of the largest nurseries in the Southwest here.

Motor Court: Marshall. 2202 E. Houston. 17 cottages, mostly WB. 7
de luxe apts. with kitchenettes. E. 2NB $1.50. 2WB $2.00 up. FGar.
Pets P.

McALLEN, TEX. Pop. 9,236. (Conoco K-2) 57 Mi. N.W. of Brownsville.
83 In the lower Rio Grande valley.

Motor Court: Valencia. Just W. of city limits. Set back from highway
in landscaped grounds. Good place, well-run. 6 units, all WB. Colonial
furniture. E. 2WB $2.50. FGar. Pets P.

MIDLAND, TEX. Pop. 10,000. Alt. 2,760'. (Conoco E-5) 50 Mi. S.W. of
Big Springs.

80 Hotel: Scharbauer. ACond. First-class. Oil built it, of course. 200 rms.,
all WB. E. 2WB $3.00-$4.00. Gar. in bldg. 50c. Pets P.

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MINERAL WELLS, TEX. Pop. 7,141. Alt. 950'. (Conoco H-4) 47 Mi. W
of Fort Worth.

80 A -Vacation spot. Famed for Crazy Water Springs, which from its flavor
judge must have everything.

Hotel: Crazy Water. The Baker is newer, but personally, I like this on
better. Certainly you have every comfort and convenience you could wish
200 rms., 170 WB. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.50. Gar. 50c. No pets.

Motor Court: Grande. 1000 W. Hubbard St. 40 rms., in 28 cottages
all WB. E. 2WB $2.0042.50. FGar. Pets P.

NEW BRAUNFELS, TEX. Pop. 6,500. (Conoco H-8) 31 Mi. N.E. o
San Antonio.
81 Picturesque town on banks of Guadalupe River.

Hotel: Faust. A small, clean hospitable hotel. The kind you remembe
with pleasure. 100 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $2.00-$3.50. FPark. Pets P

PARIS, TEX. Pop. 22,150. (Conoco J-3) 110 Mi. N.E. of Dallas.
82 & 271 "The blackest soil and the whitest people on earth."

Hotel: Gibralter. Texas hotel in a handy spot. 200 rms., 100 WB.
2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.00. FPark. Pets P.

PECOS, TEX. Pop. 5,740. Alt. 2,586'. (Conoco C-6) 200 Mi. E. of
Paso.
80 Turn north to Carlsbad Caverns.

Hotel: Brandon. ACond. This small hotel is good. In a quiet part
town. 81 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $3.00. FPark. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Motor Court: Boulder. 6 blocks off US 80. ACond. Built as the nai
implies from field stones. 19 rms., all WB., some kitchenettes. E. 2WB $2.50.
FGar. Pets P.

PLAINVIEW, TEX. Pop. 8,950. (Conoco E-3) 46 Mi. N. of Lubbock.
70 & 87 Palo Duro Canyon, outstanding scenic point, 11 Mi. E.

Hotel: Hilton. Still another of these first-class hotels which are wel-
comed by travelers. 110 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $2.50-$4.00. FPark. Gar.
35c. No pets.

PORT ARANSAS, TEX. (Conoco 1-9) On northern dp of Mustang Island.
35 31 Mi. E. of Corpus Christi via Aransas Pass, Causeway, and ferry.

Hotel: Tarpon Inn. One grand place, unless you are a chromium and
city hotel addict. Simple rms. Clean. Hospitality you will never forget.
Old clothes and memories. THE place to go for tarpon and duck hunting.
45 rms., some WB if you insist on the latter. A. 2NB $8.00. 2WB $10.00.
FPark. Pets P.

PORT ARTHUR, TEX. Pop. 50,900. (Conoco L-7) 19 Mi. S.E. of Beau-
mont.
59 A Texaco town, the Texas Co. having immense refineries here.

Hotel: Goodhue. First-class hotel in a first-class city. 200 rms., all WB.
E. 2WB $3.50 up. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

SAN ANGELO, TEX. Pop. 25,300. Alt. 1,847'. (Conoco F-6) 80 Mi. S.E.
of Big Springs.
67 & 87 Pecan country. Large shipping point for cattle.

Hotel: Cactus. Affiliated with the National Hotels. Modern and up-to-date.
240 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c.

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SAN ANGELO, TEX. (continued)

Motor Court: Wylie. 2000 N. Chadbourne St. Here we have still another
of those first-class Texas "Motels." Well-built, well-run, well-equipped. 37
guests. All rms. WB. E. 2WB $2.0043.50. FGar. Pets P.

SAN ANTONIO, TEX. Pop. 265,000. (Conoco H-8) 80 ML S.W. of Austin.
81 & 90 The Alamo. Beautiful city, wonderful winter climate, fine parks.

Hotel: Blue Bonnet. St. Marys and Pecan St. A modest hotel where you
will find comfort without undue luxury. 250 rms., all WB. Meals. E.
2WB $3.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Hotel: Plaza. 309 S. St. Marys St. ACond. Downtown on the banks of
the San Antonio River. Children's playground. First-class and well-liked
under management of Jack White. 500 rms., all WB. Meals. E. 2WB $4.00
up. Gar. 50c.

Hotel: St. Anthony. Travis and Navarro Sts. Said to be the largest
fully ACond. hotel in the world. When and if you find a nicer hotel than
this, no city excepted, let me know. Not only first-class but super so. 450
rms., all WB. E. SWB $3.00 up. 2WB $4.50 up. Gar. 50c. No pets.

Apt.- Hotel: Aurora. In an attractive and quiet location, nicely furnished
and with a lovely view overlooking the park. Res. E. 2WB $5.00.

Motor Hotel: Brackenridge Lodge. 201 E. Josephine St. ACool. Here
Dr. Cable presents you with about all you can desire in a lodging place.
Beautifully landscaped, unusually well-designed, swimming pool, lounge-
recreation rm. with large fireplace. Should satisfy anyone. 28 rms., all WB.
Meals. E. . 2WB $2.50 up. FGar. or Park. Pets P.

Motor Court: Park Mo-Tel. 3619 Broadway. Another fine court, charm-
ingly furnished and with all conveniences. 50 cottages, all WB. E. 2WB
$2.50-$6.00. FGar. Pets P.

Guest Ranch: Gallagher's. 28 Mi. N.W. of town, on Bandera Hwy. 81.
When you find a more comfortable, luxurious place than this, where every-
thing is done for you, I shall be glad to hear of it. The loopholes cut in
the sto'ne wall from which Peter Gallagher and his men fought Indians still
remain in these otherwise modernized, beautiful stone buildings. I wish I had
space for more details. In the meantime my advice is to run out and meet
Mrs. McNutt, its owner. All rms. WB. A. 2WB $10.00 up. FPark.

SIERRA BLANCA, TEX. Pop. 723. Alt. 4,600'. (Conoco B-6) 87 ML S.E.
of El Paso.

80 Motor Court: El Patio. ACond. The unusual fact is that here miles away
from everything, is a very good court. Well-built and well-run. 16 units, all
WB. E. 2WB $2.50. FGar. Pets P.

STAMFORD, TEX. Pop. 4,250. (Conoco G-4) 39 ML N. of Abilene.

277 Hotel: Cooper. 408 E. McHarg St. Mrs. Cooper, whose hospitality is
known for miles in every direction, runs this place. It is small and friendly.
30 guests. Rms. NB and WB. Meals family style. E. for 2 $2.00 up. FPark.
Pets P.

SWEETWATER, TEX. Pop. 14,750. Alt. 2,172'. (Conoco F-5) 41 ML W.
of Abilene.
80 Largest breeding center of registered Herefords.

Hotel: Blue Bonnet. A good place to quit for the day. Comfortable and
satisfactory. 120 rms., 90 WB. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.00. FPark. Pets P.

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TEXARKANA, TEX. Pop. 31,750. (Conoco K-4) 170 Mi. N.E. of Dallas.
67 & 82 On Texas-Arkansas line.

Hotel: McCartney. Front and Main Sts. One of those modern American
hotels to which we are so accustomed that we do not know our luck. 125
rms., all WB. Meals. E. 2WB $3.50 up. Gar. 50c.

UVALDE, TEX. Pop. 5,790. (Conoco G-8) 86 Mi. W. of San Antonio.
90 Home of John Nance Garner. Great honey-producing center.

Hotel: Kincaid. 104 North St. If you have time for nothing else, drop
off and look over the collection of hundreds of gavels presented to Vice-
President Garner. This is a small, modest hotel of 75 rms., many WB. E.
SNB $1.50. 2WB $3.00-$3.50. FPark. Gar. 35c.

Mr. Easterling (Texaco Gas Station) may have his court ready by the time
you read this.

VAN HORN, TEX. Pop. 1,000. Alt. 4,037'. (Conoco B-6) 120 Mi, S.E.
of El Paso.
80 Where the Spanish Trail joins the "Broadway of America."

Hotel: El Capitan. One of the Gateway chain. Distinctive Spanish
type hotel with patio and cacti garden. A welcome place in the desert. 60
rms., all WB. E. 2WB $3.00 up. FPark. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

WACO, TEX. Pop. 52,900. (Conoco 1-6) 91 Mi. S. of Fort Worth.
77 & 81 Baylor University. Famous collection of Browning's works.

Hotels: Raleigh & Roosevelt. Two very good hotels, exactly what you
would expect in a large city. AU rms. WB. E. 2WB $3.00 up. Gar. 50c.

WESLACO, TEX. Pop. 5,000. (Conoco L-2) 45 Mi. A.JF. of Brownsville.
83 Fine oranges and grapefruit.

Motor Court: Siesta. 1 Mi. W. of town. ACool. Built by people with
imagination and taste, embodying not only beauty but every comfort. 6
two-rm. brick cottages, tile floors,, all WB. E. 2WB $3.00-$4.00. FPark.
Pets P.

WICHITA FALLS, TEX. Pop. 56,120. (Conoco H-3) 118 Mi. N.W. of
Fort Worth.
70 & 281 Historical exhibits in basement of Wichita National Bank.

HOTEL: KEMP. 8th and Scott. Part ACond. Nine-story fire-proof hotel
of 225 rms., all WB. Well-maintained. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.00. Gar.
50c. Pets P.

Motor Court: Motor Inn. 2 Mi. W. Consisting of 60 pleasant cottages
nicely arranged. All WB., Venetian blinds, etc. E. 2WB $2.00 up. FGar.
Pets P.



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UTAH

Flower: Sago Lily. Nickname: Deseret.

Population: 516,000. Area: 82,184 sq. mi. Max. speed: 50.
Reciprocity: 60 days. Gas Tax: State 4c. Federal Ic. Total 5c.



BRYCE CANYON NAT'L PARK, UTAH. (Shell 1-6) 280 ML S. of Salt
Lake City.

12 - Bryce, Zion and Grand Canyon are at different heights above sea level, and
the three of them should be visited, for they show the complete history of
erosion.

Accommodations: Bryce Canyon Lodge and Cottages. Summer months
only. Here, as in other National Park areas, you will find accommodations
ranging from free camping space to de luxe cottages with fireplaces, Indian
rugs, swanky bathrms. and all the gadgets civilization has foisted upon us.
Comfortable, nice cabins with running water as low as E. $2.50. Lodge
cottages around E. $6.00. Others in between. FPark.

CEDAR CITY, UTAH. Pop. 3,750. Alt. 5,506'. (Shell H-6) 265 ML S.
of Salt Lake City.

91 Gateway to Cedar Breaks, Bryce Canyon, Zion, and north rim of Grand
Canyon.

Hotel: El Escalante. ACond. First-class. Owned and operated by Utah
Park Co. (U.P.R.R.). 85 rms., 35 WB. E. 2NB $2.50. 2WB $4.00. Gar.
50c. Pets P.

FILLMORE, UTAH. Pop. 1,400. Alt. 5,700'. (Shell 1-4) 62 ML S. of
NephL
91 Old State House. Fillmore Fort.

Hotel: Stevens. Clean, comfortable, and hospitable. Don't judge this
by its exterior. 80 rms., many WB. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.00. FPark.
Pets P.

GLENDALE, UTAH. Pop. 490. (Shell H-7) 29 ML N. of Kanab.

89 Hotel: Smith. It may come handy some night to know of this. 12 rms.
in main bldg., 2 cottages. Meals. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.50. FPark. Pets
P.

KANAB, UTAH. Pop. 2,000. (Shell H-7) 45 ML S.E. of Zion.
89 An expectedly and surprisingly nice town. Cliff dwellings near.

Highway Inn: Parry Lodge. A lovely, old-fashioned house to which has
been added two harmonizing wings. In the tree-shaded park there are trim,
white cottages. Better make reservations from June to Oct. A place that
would stand up in New England so it simply walks away with everything out
here. My advice is to spend the night here and visit the nearby parks. 35
rms., E. 2WB $3.00-$4.00. Also A. FPark. Pets P.

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NEPHI, UTAH. Pop. 2,750. Alt. 5,126'. (Shell 1-4) 89 Mi. S. of
Lake City.

91 Famous for yearly elk hunt.



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carried on, the youngest son of the present owner now acting as bellboy.
40 rms., 20 WB. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.00. FPark. Pets P.

OGDEN, UTAH. Pop. 40,273. Alt. 4,300'. (Shell 1-2) 35 Mi. N. of Salt
Lake City.

91 & SOS Many travelers by auto, cut off at Echo Junction and go to Salt
Lake City. Those coming this way will find unusually beautiful scenery, fine
fishing, and a first class hotel.

Hotel: Ben Lomond. Modern. 350 rms., all outside and WB. E. 2WB

$3.50. Family rms. for 4 people $4.00-$5.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Motor Court. Lyn-Ada Motel. 2744 Washington Blvd. ACool. New.
Modernistic design. Steam heated. Carpeted floors. Well furnished. Very
good. 14 units of 3 rms. each, all WB. E. 2WB $3.00. FGar. Pets P.

PANGUITCH, UTAH. Pop. 1,550. Alt. 6,560'. (Shell 1-6) 26 Mi. N.W.
of Bryce.

89 Quiet little town, high up in the mts.

Motor Court: Tom's De Luxe Cottages. Center St. Built only last
year. Kitchenettes. Steam heated. 9 cottages, all WB. E. 2WB $3.00.
FGar. Pets P.

PRICE, UTAH. 4,500. Alt. 5,547'. (Shell J-4) 80 Mi. S.E. of Provo.

50 Motor Court: Mission. 383 E. Main St. Simple and clean. 9 blocks from
railway. 12 cottages, all WB. E. 2WB $2.00-$3.00. FGar. Pets P.

PROVO, UTAH. Pop. 16,500. Alt. 4,552'. (Shell 1-3) 44 Mi. S. of Salt
Lake City.

50 & 89 Mining. Resort. Scenic, Provo Canyon and Alpine Loop.

Motor Court: Calder's. 643 E. 3rd S. 12 cottages, all WB. 23 rms.
Radios and kitchenettes in some. Steam heated. E. 2WB $2.00-$3.50.
FGar. Pets P.

Motor Court: Riverside. N. city limits. 11 acres along the Provo River.
Large lawns, many trees. 67 rms., all WB. E. 2WB $2.00-$3.50. FGar.
Pets P.

RICHFIELD, UTAH. Pop. 3,500. Alt. 5,408'. (Shell 1-5) 74 Mi. S. of
Nephi.

39 Log Museum.

Motor Court: Standard. 155 S. Main St. New and very good. 11
tages, 19 rms., all WB. Some kitchenettes. E. 2WB $2.50-$3.50. FParl
Pets P.

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SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH. Pop. 150,000. Alt. 4,350'. (Shell 1-2) 545 ML
W . of Denver.

40, 50 & 91 Many places of interest to visit. Shell Touring Service in Walker
Bank Bldg.

Hotel: Utah. In many ways the best between Chicago and San Francisco
on the Lincoln Highway. Big rms., big hospitality. Courteously and efficient-
ly operated. E. 2WB $5.00. Gar. entrance from lobby. Pets P.

Hotel: Temple Square. Partly ACond. A smaller hotel than the Utah
but one which should please everyone. 200 rms., all WB. Radios. E. 2WB
$3.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Motor Court: Capitol. 1749 S. State. Convenient location. 21 brick
cottages, all steam heated, and WB. 14 kitchenettes. E. 2WB $3.00 up.
FGar. Pets P.

Motor Lodge: Colonial Village. 1530 S. Main St. One of the best.
Colonial in type. Rms. furnished in Early American. 36 cottages, all WB.
in nicely landscaped park. Some kitchenettes. Get in early or make reserva-
tions. E. 2WB $3.00. FGar. Pets P.

Motor Lodge: Ken Ray. 1481 S. State. Another excellent place to
spend the night. Courtesy and hospitality. 12 cottages, all WB. Some kitchen-
ettes. E. 2WB $3.00. FGar. Pets P.

VERNAL, UTAH. Pop. 2,500. Alt. 5,330'. (Shell K-3) 180 Mi. E. of Salt
Lake City.

40 Hotel & Cottages: Commercial. ACond. 2 rms. in main bldg., 12 in
cottages. Steam heat. Meals. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.00. FPark. Gar.
35c. Pets P.

WENDOVER, UTAH. Pop. 200. Alt. 4,246'. (Shell G-2) 126 Mi. W. of
Salt Lake City.

40 & 50 World Record Speedway.
See Wendover, Nevada.

ZION NATIONAL PARK, UTAH. (Shell H-7) 61 ML S. of Cedar City.
15 Beautiful. One park where the scenery is up rather than down.

Lodge and Cottages: Zion. I think the cottages near the entrance are
open all year. Those up further, near the lodge, summer months only. Ac-
commodations and prices similar to Bryce ranging from $2.50 for those without
bath to $6.00-$8.00 for de luxe ones. FPark.



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VERMONT

Flower: Red Clover. Name: Green Mountain.

Population: 380,000. Area: 9,124 sq, mi. Max. speed: 50.
Reciprocity: Yes. Gas Tax: State 4c. Federal Ic. Total 5c.

Note on traveling in Vermont. This state has an excellent
inspection law covering hotels, restaurants, camps, etc. You
might write the Publicity Service at Montpelier for their booklet
which gives this in full.

ARLINGTON, VT. Pop. 1,500. (Socony C-8) 24 ML N. of Bennington.
7 Settled in 1763. Home of Dorothy Canfield Fisher. Many famous summer
visitors.

Inn: Arlington. Open May 1 to Oct. 15. In center of town. An old, old
bldg. low and rambling. 35 quiet, pleasant, simple rms. A few WB. A.
2NB $7.00. FPark. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Inn: Colonial. Open May to Nov. Restricted clientele. As Mr. Bottum,
its hospitable manager, says, "for jazz and chromium we recommend other
places." Spacious lawns, typical white colonial bldg. 14 rms., 7 WB. \.
2NB $8.00. 2WB $9.00-$11.00. FPark.

BARRE, VT. Pop. 13,200. (Socony E-5) 7 Mi. S.E. of Montpelier.
302 Vast granite quarries.

Hotel: Barre. A good city hotel of 80 rms., 40 WB. and a satisfactory
place to spend the night. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

BARTON, VT. Pop. 1,370. (Socony E-3) 16 Mi. S. of Newport.

5 Guest House: Four Square Lodge. 2 Mi. S. on Rt. 5 on Crystal Lake.
Open June 30 to Oct. 30. Restricted clientele. Entirely made over in 1938.
Now one of those comfortable, attractive, small resorts. 5 rms., none WB.
Some WT. Meals. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WT $3.00. Also A. FPark. No pets.

BASIN HARBOR, VT.

One of the foremost summer resorts in the state. See Vergennes.

BELLOWS FALLS, VT. Pop. 5,500. (Socony E-8) 28 Mi. N. of Brattle-
boro.
5 Old home of Hetty Green. Rockingham Meeting House.

Hotel: Windham. Some of these hotels are not marvelous, but you will
be comfortable and sleep well. 50 rms., 30 WB. Meals. E. 2NB $3.00.
2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

BENNINGTON, VT. Pop. 12,200. (Socony C-9) 13 Mi. N. of Williamstown.
7 Battle Monument. Old church and burying ground. Many fine homes.

Inn: Wallomsac. Open May to Nov. An old, interesting, peaceful place
founded in 1776. Distinctly not of the city type. 48 rms., 25 WB. A. 2NB
$9.00. FPark. Pets P.



VERMONT

BENNINGTON, VT. (continued)

Guest House: Martha D. Carver. 114 Harrison Ave. One of those
lovely Colonial homes with spacious lawns, formal garden. Quiet and dignified.
6 rms. No meals. E. 2NB $2.00. FPark. No pets.

Guest House: Denley's. 110 Harrison Ave. A modern home for 10
guests. Quiet. No meals. E. 2NB $2.00. FPark. No pets.

Guest House: Overlea. 3 Mi. N. at sign on US 7 turn W. on dirt road for
1 Mi. This old farm house now remodeled with modern comforts may be a bit
hard to find but it is well worth the trouble. In the country near Benningtou
College. 13 rms. E. 2NB $4.00. A. 2NB $9.00. FPark.

BRANDON, VT. Pop. 3,000. (Socony C-6) 15 Mi. N. of Rutland.
7 Birthplace of Stephen A. Douglas. Popular summer resort.

Inn: Brandon. I always think of this town as the place with the fine inn,
for it is truly so. Wide porches, restful sleeping rms. 80 rms., 60 WB. A.
2NB $9.00. Also E. FPark. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Cottages: Ethan Allen Camps. 1 Mi. S. Open May to Nov. Restricted
clientele. One of the few motor courts in Vt. that I can recommend. Clean.
Good service. Satisfactory. 50 guests. All rms. WB. Meals. E. 2WB $3.00.
Also A. FPark. Pets P.

BRATTLEBORO, VT. Pop. 10,000. (Socony D-9) 19 Mi. S.W. of Keene.
5 First permament settlement in Vt. Kipling's old home nearby.

Hotel: The Brooks. An old hotel which has undergone many changes,
but retains its hospitality. 100 rms. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 50c.
Pets P.

Inn: Stone Fence. 2 Mi. N. on Putney Rd. Restricted clientele. A beau-
tiful old home with large lawns, now open as an inn. Atmosphere of a fine
country place. 6 rms. E. 2NB $4.00. 2WB $7.00. Also A. FPark.

Guest House: House of Flowers. 225 Main St. Restricted clientele.
18 rms. in a large old Victorian mansion. Sun rm. No meals. E. 2NB $2 00
2WB $3.00. FPark.

Guest House: Perkin's Lodge. 71 Western Ave. 1 Mi. W. 2 cottages,
modern, and typical of Vt. neatness. Lawn, trees, and open air. 15 rms.,
some WB. Bkfst. E. 2NB $2.00-$2.50. 2WB $3.00. FPark. Pets P.

BREAD LOAF, VT.

See Middlebury.

BRIDGEWATER, VT. Pop. 800. (Socony D-6) 26 Mi. E. of Rutland.
4 Fine blankets and woolens at Vermont Native Industries.

Guest House: Homestead. Actually in Woodstock. Operated by a group
of college girls. Modern large home with wide porches. E. 2NB $2.25.
FPark. Pets P.

BURLINGTON, VT. Pop. 25,000. (Socony C-4) 100 Mi. S. of Montreal.
2 & 7 Univ. of Vermont. Largest city in the state. Overlooking Lake Champlain.



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