PVC at Roundhouse Resort
Travel Blogs from Pinetop
Further up, higher in altitude, through the remains of forests ravaged by fires three years ago ... I stayed for two relaxing days (when will I get out of the sendintary state?) in a cabin at ILX Resorts' Premiere Vacation Club at Roundhouse Resort where I swam with my infant son for the first time, and then showed him the ropes of miniature golf. …
... perfected under Mike's guidance.
- George Takei, actor from the TV series, Star Trek, where he played Hikaru Sulu, helmsman on the USS Enterprise. Takei lives in Show Low with his husband, Brad. Make it so.
- Doug Mathis, major league baseball pitcher who's struggled to stay relevant in recent years, and was last seen throwing in the Tampa Bay Rays’ minor league system. He attended Show Low High School. ...
Much cooler today, in the mid 80's and overcast
It only sprinkled when I was filling up the car.
Salt River Canyon is spectacular but requires driver concentration. I am glad it was a short day.
Tomorrow, I am aiming for Cortez, CO. for the weekend
Today's lunch was forgetable ...
... sports a roll top bath so I take full advantage before heading out to Trapper's Cafe for barbecue beef and, most notably, home made apple pie with ice cream. Oscar gets my leftover strips of beef for waiting patiently in the car.
I wake up ridiculously early so take the dog for a walk around the sleepy cattle town when it's still freezing cold and barely light, even before the school bus starts doing its pick ups. Then I get to sample the Heritage ...
... shocking! We saw bucking bronchos, bull riding, barrell racing, team roping and tie down roping. It was an experience, although when a kind American explained how they got the horses to buck I wasn't very happy. It involved a strap around a delicate area of the horses anatomy...ouch!
Because of the rain we didn't stay for the dance party afterwards, much to Abigail and Oliver's relief, no embarrassing parent moments...phew. However Charles did finally buy his cowboy ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center