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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 ...
We left Santa Fe in the morning and headed towards the
Petrified Forest National Park. Went
along some of the old Route 66 where it was still in existence and passed
through some of the small towns that had been bypassed. Unfortunately there are no camping ...
... get into the cabin at midday to clean it for the next guests. We were all a sad to leave, Charles wanted another day to fish and Oliver would happily spend his time doing archery or BB guns.
Abi & Oli took one last opportunity to do archery and BB guns whilst Charles and I packed the car then took a carriage ride around the ranch with Bonnie and Tom (a very large horse but not quite as big as a shire horse).
At 1pm we all had a BBQ lunch before ...
... side of the Ashby family took up the challenge. All desperately trying to "post" (rising trot) for those in the know as the horses "loped" across the meadow (that's cantering as far as I know), our sore bottoms and weary legs just about held on but Dean had to rein Charles and Oliver in as after only two times in the saddle clearly thought they were John Wayne and the horses were just making a break for home. It was very funny but Dean did seem a bit concerned. All under control again ...
... took photos and video and then our time was up. We all agreed to take the lunch rideout the next day with Charles on Rosie, Abi on Boots and Oliver on Fudge. I will try another horse, possibly Rosie's mum.
We had a short break to book activities for the next day and go back to our cabin to wash and get a drink before Chuck collected us for fly fishing.
Chuck drove us out to the lake to teach us how to ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking