Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kingman
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Our time on the coast is done, and it's time to head inland and to the heat of the desert. We are off to a town called Kingman, which is just north of Lake Havasu. Why not stay in Lake Havasu you say? .. well, two reasons really, one the cost ... it's cheaper in Kingman and two, they have the Route 66 museum.
With the cars all packed and a …
... justice, but I was amazed by the petroglyphs etched in the stone, the petrified wood, granite, that lay about like a timber man's wasteland, and sheer beauty of the painted desert.
The 28 mile drive through the National Park was brutally rough. We bounced around so hard that all of Nick's clothes that were hung up in the closet on hangers actually lifted off the clothes rod and fell on the closet floor. Our tax dollars at work.
... sucked up a LOT more gas than usual (just a hair over 16 mpg, our usual is in the 20 range). With Humphery's Peak ahead of us we made the quick trip back to I-40, then turned north at Williams, AZ toward the Grand Canyon. That trip went fairly fast as well because the road is well maintained and not much traffic. We rolled past the Grand Canyon Airport (I asked Dolly - who doesn't fly - if she would like to take a $100 helicopter ride into ...
... and Topock. We started climbing up and the road started curving. This road reminded us of the Scenic tour we took when in Phoenix except this road was paved. Some of the views down the valley at the top of the turns was spectacular. We twisted and turned went up and down and came to the town of Oatman. This town was a commercial center for the mining camps located around the area and at one time was the richest gold mining area in the state. Oatman ...
Woke up at 06:00 for our 06:40 pickup which took us to the Hard Rock Hotel to join all the other coach tours and set off to the Hoover Dam where we stopped for photo opportunity. Not as spectacular as we expected but the DVD on the coach was interesting. Next DVD was Independence Day as some of it was filmed in Kingman Arizona! Where we stopped for a break. Met a couple on the coach ...