The Merritt Center and Lodge
Travel Blogs from Payson
... Mountains to visit the National Park over there and drove into Gilbert Ray Campground where we had spent the night before and left in the morning. The guy was saying that that the high winds were terrible there and that there were only about twelve campers left. The sand storm was blowing everywhere and the visibility was almost down to 0. So that beautiful campground that we left in the morning and which I loved turn out to be ...
... about forty feet in length. She has a four-wheel-drive vehicle and a mountain bike to boot. She started out life north of Detroit and now travels and volunteers or hosts as a lifestyle. Nice lady...
I took a short video of the site for Lynnie, so I'll try to upload it for you to see. It's not very good in quality, but gives you a feel for the new home. The flora is much different here at about five-thousand feet. It was cloudy ...
... better to book a year in advance) so we stayed at lodge 15 miles outside the park. What can you say about the Grand Canyon that isn’t obvious by the name – it’s mind boggling. The North Rim is much more green than the South Rim – and right outside the park is the large Kaibab forest. After a big breakfast of biscuits n’ gravy (can’t get enough of that stuff!) we took off on a hike on the North Kaibab Trail. ...
... are N34° 21.048' W111° 17.128' You can cut and paste these into Google maps. FOOD!!!! Oh I almost forgot to tell you this. If you want a great place to eat on your drive back to Phoenix. Just south of Payson on Hwy 87 about 10 miles there is a little town with a restraunt on the east side of the road called "Dry Creek Cafe" Its a great little country-western cafe with wonderful food, and great service. If you can ask for Erin she was ...
... very cool. From New Mexico I went into Arizona. I stayed at the Meteor Crator RV Park just a few short miles from Meteor Crater Park. This is where the Apollo astronauts did some training to go to the moon. It is one of the best preserved meteor craters found so far. The next day I drove back towards New Mexico to see the Petrified Forest and Painted Desert. While on the way I did drive on part of the Historic Route 66 and found the Wigwam Motel. In addition to being ...
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