Travel Blogs from Kingman, United States

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Shave & a Hair Cut, Two Bits!, Kingman, United States travel blog

Shave & a Hair Cut, Two Bits!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... Journey I require a "magical" infusion of a lot of cash. I told her I would decide by the time I left my next stop in Kingman. On Saturday I either head north towards Las Vegas, or south towards Palm Springs. She says she'll be happy with seeing me for a ...

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign!, Kingman, United States travel blog

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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"Signs"   (As recorded by Five Man Electrical Band) LES EMERSON   And the sign said "long haired freaky people, needn't ought apply" So I tucked my hair up under my hat, and I went in to ask him why He said ...

KNOCK ! KNOCK! Who's There?, Kingman, United States travel blog

KNOCK ! KNOCK! Who's There?

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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I can already hear all the naysayers now. What I'm saying now is sacrilegious, obscene, and even, dare I say, the work of the Devil himself!   Hold on a second.   Who do you think is Knocking at the door?   We ...

Dusty, Dishevelled and Still In the Desert, Kingman, United States travel blog

Dusty, Dishevelled and Still In the Desert

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... who thought we were nuts to be motorless in this heat. They had to tell us that the road was mostly gentle uphill to Kingman and culminated in a really big climb – great! One lady who lived near Death Valley said we were actually lucky it ...

Just as free, free as we'll ever be, Kingman, United States travel blog

Just as free, free as we'll ever be

A travel blog entry by noah_and_bree

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... cream on his feet.  I threatened to knee cap him, and the conversation came to a close. So we get to our hotel in Kingman, Arizona and look forward to a relaxing evening.  Noah checks into the hotel, hands me the key and gumph they give you, and ...

There is a canyon out there.  Somewhere..., Kingman, United States travel blog

There is a canyon out there. Somewhere...

A travel blog entry by cdcass

... was lunch or dinner time, we could have dined at the Roadkill Cafe, but unfortunately, we had places to be. Drove on to Kingman.  Interesting place.  Stayed at the Knights Inn.  Be advised - don't follow our lead.  Has to be one of ...

Red Rock Canyon & Hoover Dam, Kingman, United States travel blog

Red Rock Canyon & Hoover Dam

A travel blog entry by robnraystravels

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... much more confident with it now. Went to Hoover Dam & had a look, that was amazing, so huge. Stayed the night at Walmart, Kingman where RV's are allowed to camp, there were about 8 others camped there. Think we'll sleep well tonight, it's been a long ...

Getting our kicks..., Kingman, United States travel blog

Getting our kicks...

A travel blog entry by ambs55

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If you want to step back in time 60 years, I recommend that you head to Kingman, Arizona. It seems that the charming town has changed little since the days when Bel Airs and Coupe De Villes roared along the town's main street, just one small section ...

An Unexpected Detour to London Bridge, Kingman, United States travel blog

An Unexpected Detour to London Bridge

A travel blog entry by pendemonium

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... a good option if the main roads were closed, so we opted to backtrack a little and take a round about 100 mile detour to Kingman.   Several years ago we took this south easterly route toward Phoenix and here we were again and still in the ...

Kingman, Arizona, Kingman, United States travel blog

Kingman, Arizona

A travel blog entry by elviejo

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... then Peach Springs, Truxton, and Hackberry to Kingman where i called "The Bear" from a phone outside a gas station-store. Kingman, Arizona is surrounded by real estste developments for old timers, seniot citizens, golden agers, retirees like myself. I ...

Kingman, Kingman, United States travel blog

Kingman

A travel blog entry by ramblinraasch

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... from Oatman to Kingman was up and down a mountain with many slow curves so it took us a little while. We found a campground in Kingman that was close to the 66 museum so we reserved our spot and went grocery shopping. Not much because we'll probably be ...

Arizona Route 66, Kingman, United States travel blog

Arizona Route 66

A travel blog entry by pendemonium

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... there is never an unwanted surprise here, I make reservations as soon as I know the LA Pen Show dates.   Our favorite Kingman laundry lady at the Fluff and Fold took care of the laundry as usual.  We've eaten at most of the restaurants in ...

From California desert to Arizona desert., Kingman, United States travel blog

From California desert to Arizona desert.

A travel blog entry by matthew-harvey

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... on to the next town, Topock which was even smaller so again we drove on to the next town which also didn't really exist. Luckily Kingman turned out to be a real town with somewhere to sleep (otherwise it would be a 100 mile drive to Las Vegas with 50 ...

Kingman, AZ, Kingman, United States travel blog

Kingman, AZ

A travel blog entry by sparky2007

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Stopped for lunch in Kingman, AZ.  Want to guess ...

Last Leg, Kingman, United States travel blog

Last Leg

A travel blog entry by mother.ship

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... worn thin, although they are still enjoying the open road.  We talked about best campsites, best hotels ( Best Western Kingman is in the running for favorite), best food (camping and restaurant categories), favorite and funky people...  Except ...

Slide Rock State Park, Kingman, United States travel blog

Slide Rock State Park

A travel blog entry by woodsideamerica

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In the car now. Driving down US 40 headed towards Vegas. We are SO ready for some civilization. I'm anxious for bright lights and (hopefully!) a good cup of coffee. I've been drinking swill for days now. I actually had my first decent cup last night ...

Route 66, Kingman, United States travel blog

Route 66

A travel blog entry by tsargood

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... straight stretch of Route 66 which takes us through some little one horse towns, including Peach Springs and Hackberry. Finally we reach Kingman. It doesn't look too promising at first, with the usual chain stores on the outer road. However, the old part ...

happy birthday Arnaud, Kingman, United States travel blog

happy birthday Arnaud

A travel blog entry by momoschmidt

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... cabin.  It’s the same company as last nights houuse of horrors so we didn’t have much hope.  The drive to Kingman was really scary since we were caught up in the middle of a storm.  For about 2 hours we were in torrential rain ...

Gamblin & losin in Vegas, Kingman, United States travel blog

Gamblin & losin in Vegas

A travel blog entry by julesjb

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... It has appeared in many films through the years but is pretty much non-existent now with other highways superseding it. However certain states have retained sections of it and renamed it Historic Route 66. We stopped at a small town on the way and ...

From the Mountains to the Desert, Kingman, United States travel blog

From the Mountains to the Desert

A travel blog entry by johnsjourneys

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... zoom down to empty, while driving slower and slower to conserve what remained.  We were quite relieved find a truck stop near Kingman where we filled with expensive gas and food.  Bob determined to get his money's worth downed 5 cups of coffee, ...

Truxton to Kingman, Kingman, United States travel blog

Truxton to Kingman

A travel blog entry by jabuofr

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Rode with 3 paraplegic French guys.  If that isnt an inspiration that I dont know what could be.  Im witnessing amazing stuff out here on the road. Worst day of riding yet 44 miles 9.1 average 7 hours total day Started the day off with ...

Record number of punctures in a day, Kingman, United States travel blog

Record number of punctures in a day

A travel blog entry by cndashton

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Day 7 Lake Havasu City to Kingman Arizona 85.8 miles, total climbing elevation 5887 ft I start the day with 2 painkillers, have breakfast and take 2 more for good luck.  My saddle sores are stinging so badly I am dreading getting back on the ...

We are nearly there...., Kingman, United States travel blog

We are nearly there....

A travel blog entry by rickandcourt

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We so much has been happening on our road trip!!!! The last part of the trip I think we were headed to Dallas. It was an interesting town. We saw where JFK was assassinated, stood on the grassy knoll and even went into the Book Deposity museum where ...

Day 1, Kingman, United States travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by larryandsusan

... and suites. Nice Place!  We had Lunch at Henry's in Tehachapi, wasn't great, but dinner was great.  It was called Kingman Co Steakhouse fabulous Ribs.  Then we went to Safeway mkt, Larry waited in the car for me and when I went to ...

Arizona, Kingman, United States travel blog

Arizona

A travel blog entry by vera_und_alex

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... Kingman sind wir auf der Historic Route 66 gefahren...Zuerst eine Enttaeuschung, dann aber doch noch lustig (siehe Videos) :-) Von Kingman aus sind wir weiter auf der Route 66 nach Oatman gefahren...dies ist angeblich eine Ghosttown...aber das muss schon ...

Route 66 and Grand Canyon, Kingman, United States travel blog

Route 66 and Grand Canyon

A travel blog entry by andrewkinsey

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... it to Bryce Canyon, one is the beauty and one is the power.   After doing all the different viewpoints we set off for Kingman (heart of route 66). The drive took 4 hours which these days is not even a thought and camped the night at a KOA ...

On the Road Again, Kingman, United States travel blog

On the Road Again

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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... of ours since we discovered it several years ago.  It now has a strong rival.  The section of the road between Kingman and Golden Shores through Oatman was fantastic.  Once again the road is narrow and winding (see the pictures) but driven ...

Gained a day but lost an hour, Kingman, United States travel blog

Gained a day but lost an hour

A travel blog entry by pumpkinqueen

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...   In the blistering heat we didn't want to hang around too long, though the incredibly dumb comments we kept hearing were entertaining, we heading on into Arizona. Heading towards Kingman where sleep awaited us in a comfy, warm bed. ...

Day Thirty-Eight, Kingman, United States travel blog

Day Thirty-Eight

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

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... met the bill, Kudzu and I gave up and settled for a slightly cheesy Econo Lodge in a dusty industrial neighborhood in Kingman. This "lodge" distinguished itself by the free continental breakfast consisting of two jelly doughnuts and an eclair in a stained ...

Topock - Oatman- Kingman, Kingman, United States travel blog

Topock - Oatman- Kingman

A travel blog entry by jimandelle

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... road wound higher after Oatman where we stopped a few times to look at the views and then drove thru Sitgreaves Pass. Got to Kingman about 4pm without booking a motel room, forgetting it was Friday night.  Got one at Days Inn for $67 inc breakfast ...

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