Motel 6 Kingman East
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... her seat when their coach went over that same spot. Anyway, aside from the surly park entrance lady, making our way through the park was a piece of cake.
The Painted Desert is as beautiful as it sounds. Almost every color can be seen in the layers of rock that have been formed with all manner of sentiment over time.
At Newspaper Rock there are hundreds of petroglyphs that are etched into the stone. I wonder what exciting tale this picture form ...
... producing tons of gold, silver, copper and turquoise. Now the quirky locals have created bizarre junk sculptures outside their homes to bring the tourists off the Highway. The old recreated wild west town was amusing.
Bypassing Kiingman, where we will stay tonight, we drove the rugged 30km to the crusty old former gold mining town of Oatman. It was a spectacular drive over the mountain but was quite precarious in places with no guard rails on the cliff side ...
... The Ranger was very helpful and showed them a picture of all the many badges they could earn across the USA. Looks like we have lots more parks to visit!
From there we stopped by briefly at the Geology Museum both to get a great sunset view and also learn more about the park's geology.
Tomorrow we plan to do Hermits Rest trail. It's challenging but we're looking forward to it.
... in Hollywood or Mexico without this wonderful gadget directing us to the correct lanes, the correct turnoffs and recalculating routes when we missed turnoffs. Arizona was around 113F which is 45°C (a huge climate change for us!) leaving the cool air conditioned car for a bathroom break was a rude awakening, it was like stepping into a sauna without the ability to leave, the heat is stifling, it is suffocating and unbelievable.
Dustin got to drive speeds that often ...
... wandering around at night wasn't the best option so we decided to call it a night and look again in the morning. The next day was our first Wedding Anniversary and we thought we should celebrate properly. We booked two shows and dinner which were all amazing. The first show was a Pet Comedy show, where a guy rescued animals from shelters in America and trains them to perform with him. He had cats and dogs and even geese and a parrot. It was all very ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed