Knights Inn Kingman AZ
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Got an early start today and picked up our hire car for the next four weeks before before heading out Highway 93 towards Hoover Dam. As soon as we we got out of Vegas we were in the desert. We thought we would beat the crowds but maybe that's impossible in this country! So joining the queue with the Masses we waited patiently and soon enough the …
The day started out in Payson, AZ. While eating our hotel breakfast, a couple beside us started asking questions, like we usually get. Come to find out, they lived in McAllen, just outside of Lubbock, and were moving to Tulsa to be with their son, who is a purchasing manager at a furniture store in Tulsa. Small world.
While Wendi and I were …
... left behind when the mines were closed down decades ago. The descendants of these mules freely roam the area and make themselves very comfortable in the streets, sidewalks, porches, parking lots and everything in between in this small mountain town of Oatman. They have become quite the tourist attraction and everyone likes to feed them so some of them are quite fat!
Our 25 mile drive up to Oatman took us an hour if that tells you anything. The roads are ...
... 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 ...
... Ahh Point” for that very reason. Half way to Skeleton Point is Cedar Ridge which thankfully has a toilet house with some very nice composting toilets (no smell at all!).
From there we headed downwards to Skeleton Point. We were now really inside the canyon! It was a bit warmer and we had dressed in layers so we peeled off a couple layers.
2 ½ hours later we made it to Skeleton Point. We found a really nice spot to ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services