From: Querétaro to S. L. Potosí
Date: March 25, 2001
Logged By: Mike and Terri Church
Vehicle: 19-foot Class B Van

000.0 Miles (000.0 Km) -- At Pemex #0880 approximately 14 Km north of Querétaro on Mex 57. We are headed north on this 4-lane highway. This point was the end of the previous log.

000.5 Miles (000.8 Km)
-- Km 16 marker. The km posts are counting up from an intersection in Querétaro.

003.8 Miles (006.0 Km)
-- Pemex #4783 on the left and has Magna, Premium, and diesel. It is a medium-sized station with good access from both directions but no truck parking.

008.2 Miles (013.2 Km)
-- Mexico Cuota cutoff to the right. This is the north end of the ring road that circles Querétaro on the east. We continue straight.

008.4 Miles (013.5 Km)
-- San Miguel de Allende exit on the right. We continue straight.

008.8 Miles (014.2 Km)
-- Km marker 29.

013.7 Miles (022.1 Km)
-- Leaving the state of Querétaro, entering state of Guanajuato.

019.4 Miles (031.3 Km)
-- Pemex #4034 on the right and has Magna, Premium, and diesel. It is a medium-sized station with good access from both directions and truck parking out front.

019.8 Miles (031.9 Km)
-- Pemex #3828 on the left and has Magna, Premium, and diesel. It is a medium-sized station with good access southbound only and some truck parking out front.

029.4 Miles (047.4 Km)
-- Pemex #0882 on the right and has Magna, Premium, and diesel. It is a medium-sized station with good access northbound only and no truck parking.

029.4 Miles (047.4 Km)
-- San Miguel de Allende and Dr Mora exit. We continue straight.

041.8 Miles (067.4 Km)
-- Pemex #4032 on the right and has Magna, Premium, and diesel. It is a medium-sized station with good access from north and south and has a little truck parking.

042.9 Miles (069.2 Km)
-- Nopale fields on the right.

044.8 Miles (072.3 Km)
-- Pemex #2288 on the left at Km 87and has Magna, Premium, and diesel. It is a medium-sized station with good access from both directions. There are wide shoulders and many truck-related businesses.

044.8 Miles (072.3 Km)
-- Exit for Delores Hidalgo, Mex 110, to right. We continue straight.

065.1 Miles (105.0 Km)
-- Exit for San Diego de la Unión, also Pemex #3974 on the left and has Magna, Premium, and diesel. It is a large station with good access from both directions and truck parking. We continue straight.

065.4 Miles (105.5 Km)
-- Pemex #5247 on the right at Km 120 has Magna, Premium, and diesel. It is a large station with good access from both directions and a little truck parking.

068.8 Miles (111.0 Km)
-- Leaving state of Guanajuato, entering state of San Luis Potosí.

078.4 Miles (126.5 Km)
-- Tierranueva cutoff to the right. We continue straight.

087.6 Miles (141.3 Km)
-- Pemex #2937 on the right and has Magna, Premium, and diesel. It is a medium-sized station with good access from southbound lanes only, there is truck parking in back.

087.9 Miles (141.8 Km)
-- Santa Maria del Río to left. We continue straight.

100.9 Miles (162.7 Km)
-- Cutoff for Villa de Reyes. We continue straight.

101.9 Miles (164.4 Km)
-- Km 178 marker.

106.0 Miles (171.0 Km)
-- Exit right for Matehuala/Saltillo Cuota just after Km 184 marker. This is a toll bypass around eastern San Luis Potosí. We continue straight.

109.8 Miles (177.1 Km)
-- Pemex #2272 on the right and left, they have Magna, Premium, and diesel. Both are medium-sized stations with good access but no truck parking.

113.4 Miles (182.8 Km)
-- Exit right for inner ring road around San Luis Potosi. We continue straight.

113.4 Miles (182.9 Km)
-- Pemex #5189 on the right has Magna, Premium, and diesel. It is a medium-sized station with good access.

114.4 Miles (184.5 Km)
-- Holiday Inn on the left.

114.8 Miles (185.1 Km)
-- Pemex #2888 on the left has Magna, Premium, and diesel. It is a medium-sized station with good access but no truck parking.

114.9 Miles (185.3 Km)
-- Mega Chalita supermarket on right.

115.7 Miles (186.6 Km)
-- Pemex #5740 on the right with Magna and Premium, no diesel.

116.0 Miles (187.1 Km)
-- Bridge

116.2 Miles (187.4 Km)
-- Pemex #2278 on the right with Magna, Premium, and diesel.

116.3 Miles (187.6 Km)
-- -- Fiesta Inn on the right.

116.4 Miles (187.7 Km)
---- At major elevated intersection just east of central San Luis Potosi . Follow signs for Matehuala to continue north. This will be the beginning point of the following driving log.

See Traveler’s Guide to Mexican Camping for information about camping in this area.
 

Copyright © 2001 Mike and Terri Church

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