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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Econo Lodge Kingman
Travel Blogs from Kingman
... After a look around we drove all the way to the Grand Canyon village to watch the sunset on the Grand Canyon which was amazing but really cold.Later we went to the accommodation which was the red feather lodge.tomorrow we are driving to Zion national ...
... and RVs, wonder if they have water or if they have wells, I have seen signs that say 'need water?' with a phone number so maybe they deliver tankers of water like Spain years ago. We get to Route 66 and Kingman who's claim to fame is that Clark Gable married Carole Lombard in 1939 here and also honeymooned in the hotel that's still here. Well we stop for a beer and play several games of pool, I think I'm actually getting a bit ...
... Ummm it was kinda like that but completely made up for the tourists. I still enjoyed the old signage around the town and there are burros walking around town every where. "Town" is really a Main Street for the tourists. There are saloons, ice cream shops, souvenir stores, places you can buy burro food to feed the wandering burros, photography stores. There is even a staged showdown at midday every day but we got ...
... a change and very nice they were too. So we head off on Route 66 for the "ghost town" of Oatman up in the mountains, and on the way we are lucky enough to spot a coyote walking along the road and then slinking off into the scrub. We stop off at a little store/museum at Cool Springs, a very interesting guy runs the place, he wanted to pretty much know our life story... where we from, are we a couple, what do we do, where are we going...??? ...
... and Carole Lombard were married.
We took the road from town to the Hualapai Mountain Park which goes up to about 7000 feet and over 10 degrees cooler. The landscape was different, back were the Pines and Junipers and Granite. The views from there were spectacular but we went back to town to a local place on Route 66 for lunch.
We had seen a write up about an inhabited old mining town called Chloride and since it was only 30 miles up the ...