Travel Blogs from Colton
... temperatures were
being a little kinder. Glestelle and
Tom had finally reached their tether with what was going on. They made the decision to return to Hanover
to put pressure on the repairer to complete their motorhome so they could get
back on track. Time was also running
out for them.
always wanted to have a look at the "Boneyard" in Tucson. This is the place where over 4,000 aircraft
... in the middle of the desert without water, electricity or sewer hookups. There are no rest rooms, showers or a camp store. Just sand, dirt and scores of other RVs parked in rows hoping their grey and black tanks don't fill up too quickly. What fun that might be!
As we sweltered in the 99 degree day we were slightly mystified as to how we could have only driven 3 ½ hours from the Sedona area where it was barely a high of 80 degrees to ...
... stopping and traffic building up so pulled in my place at the back of the line (but not for long inasmuch as I could see the line building behind me).
I watched to my left side the water level in the median was flowing rapidly in the same direction we were traveling and off to my right, there was a south-bound flowing flood plane as far as the eye could see. We were right at "Exit 91" and saw several cars take that off ramp (to the Moapa ...
... it to him. Thank goodness we decided to grill!!
We are leaving in time as the temperature by Wednesday will be in triple digits due to the Santa Ana winds. Terry found out that as the wind comes over the mountains and drops into the valley (LA) it heats the air up 5 degrees for every 1000 feet it falls (this is your science class for the day). Of course the heat and wind then makes it more dangerous for fire. What we have learned in SoCal (LA Area) is though the ...
... and antique stores. But we couldn't figure out the attraction. It looks like a little ski town but there is no ski hill and we could see no apparent source of industry other than tourism. It was bustling though, even had a tour bus arrive while we were there. We were wondering if it is a summer getaway spot for residents of Palm Desert trying to escape the heat. We drove around town for a bit, stopped briefly for a couple of pictures and in a couple of stores to look around. ...
Other places to stay in Colton
2830 South Iowa Avenue, Colton | 2 star hotelfrom $98
250 North 9th Street, Colton | 2 star hotelfrom $86
1311 R.V Center Dr., Colton | 2 star hotelfrom $61
450 North Sperry Drive, Colton | 2 star hotelfrom $81