Travel Blogs from Springerville
I enjoyed the scenery as we drove Highway 60 from Phoenix and Springerville. With our 60 ft. in length truck & RV. The highway goes through some mountains with great switchbacks. We had checked out the road on Google maps street level before deciding on the route. We had to make sure the curves weren't too tight & that Chuck could maneuver our rig around them.
There was one section of road, see picture, that ...
... br> the park so we had to head for the lake Lyman State Park about an hour South
West of the Park. Had ourselves a nice
camp fire but we only had a bit of wood so decided to have an early night and
make an early start the next morning to see the Petrified ...
... the trout pond. Charles and I had a ride booked at 10.15am.
Charles returned triumphant...he is now a fisherman...he caught his first trout with a fly!!!
Our ride took us up a mountain to see a spectacular view of the once most active volcanic area in Arizona. It was spectacular, although I was concerned about the steep decent. The second bloom of flowers carpeted the floor amongst the long grasses. Charles had Rose and I had Fudge, who liked to follow the ...
... the boys but I think they came out even. Abi and I tried woodworking at 10am, where we made a photo frame. I can't believe they let us loose with a compressed air nail gun. I am pleased to report that no fingers were nailed to the table but Abigail did nail her photo frame to the table. We then got to use an orbital sander under the instruction of a Mexican who spoke very poor English, he was good at miming though so we worked it out. The icing on the cake was using a hot metal pen to ...
... introduced to our horses. Abi had Boots, Oli had fudge, I had Rosie and Charles had Cloud. First lesson was the parts of the saddle and harness, then how to mount. After all successfully getting on our horses we were shown how to get them going to steer and to stop, all the basic essentials.
We were then free to practise around the arena. The personalities of the horses were becoming clear very early on. Fudge liked ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed