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Travel Blogs from Prescott
... about long distance backpacking and what we did not know about urban backpacking. I don't know if I coined the expression "urban backpacking" but I've yet to see it written anywhere else or heard anyone else use it. I like it so I use it.
The Camino is an urban backpacking trip as opposed to backcountry. By that I mean our packs carry a different and much lighter load, our food and shelter sources are pre-existing, and there is no bushwhacking or ...
... reach one of the prime photo op locations along the trail, at a rock clearing which is also very popular among mountain bicyclists. In addition to the obligatory pics, I found that even with afternoon daylight time growing short I couldn’t resist simply lingering in the area for a while and taking in the atmosphere.
My next well-advised stop (after first finding myself trapped in downtown Sedona gridlock for a ...
... outside (meanwhile Ronnie is scouring downtown signs for anything with "El" or "Las" in the name).
But Asian cuisine was the choice on this night, and Holly settled in with an array of black seaweed, noodles on ice, and eel with rice (Yummy!, adds Holly). Ronnie played it safe with teriyaki salmon (Muy Bueno! adds Ronnie). After dinner, we strolled around the streets with art galleries (an ...
Because we only had a short distance to travel today we did not rush to leave; however, while preparing to leave several of the other campers came by to inquire about our travels from Florida. This is one of the advantages of camping, you get to chat with a lot of different people, and in fact one of them was from Daytona Beach. Our travels today took us east on I-40, then south on I-17 west on AZ Rt. 260 to the town ...
... great – lots of big red rock formations – take a look at the picture. The hiking is wonderful there, they said, but skip the gift store cuz in there is a crazy volunteer ranger who, when asked “If we have about an hour for hiking, which hikes should we do?’ and handed her the trail map. Then, after 5 minutes of non-stop recommendations, she had highlighted all of the trails. It didn’t really matter anyway, ...
Other places to stay in Prescott
3599 Lee Circle, Prescott | 3 star hotelfrom $126
4499 Highway 69, Prescott | 3 star hotelfrom $103
122 East Gurley Street, Prescott | 3 star hotelfrom $90
- Can't take simple reservations
- A piece of history..
- Sometimes historic is just old...
3453 Ranch Drive, Prescott | 2 star hotelfrom $92
200 East Sheldon Street, Prescott | 2 star hotelfrom $110
- Wonderful hotel
- Nice place for business trip
- Great family friendly accomodations
3645 Lee Circle at Route 69 North, Prescott | 3 star hotelfrom $104
- What a Great Hotel
- Forest Villas What a Nice Surprise
- One of my WORST hotel experiences was at Forest Villas
1290 White Spar Rd., Prescott | 2 star hotelfrom $86
205 W. Gurley St., Prescott | Hotelfrom $99
- Super staff
- ...great sevice, clean facilities
- Best place in Prescott
230 South Cortez St., Prescott | 2 star hotelfrom $93
- Greatest little find of our entire vacation!
- The Vendome is in desperate need of a good cleaning!
- Fantastic, fun, clean, well worth the price, we will return
819 E. Gurley Street, Prescott | Hotelfrom $60