Motel 6 Benson
Travel Blogs from Benson
Well the day started with me putting the wind lining in my jacket as the temperature was a low of 27C and ended with a high of 37C and I was happy.
Based on recommendations of a fellow biker I planned today and unfortunately two out of three places I went to were disappointment. The first place I went to was Kartchner Caverns which is in a …
Our first Saguaro Cacti, they really are amazing. The National Park isn't very interesting, no camping and only a very busy scenic drive through the cactus forest. We had to stay at Colossal Caves Park back down the road, not a bad spot but they lock you into a small camping area from 5pm till 8am for some strange reason so we couldn't do our normal dusk drive to look for ...
We had to stop in the desert city of Sierra Vista to get Tony Tahoe serviced and have an oil leaked looked at. Sadly the oil leak was pretty major and they would need Tony to stay in the shop overnight , we found a dodgy, smelly, noisy but cheap hotel for the night and had delicious pizza for dinner. $1500 later Tony is all fixed and we are back on the road, an expensive exercise but it's the risk you take when you buy an old car put a ton of miles on ...
... saw “tomb stones”
dating as far back as 1871 but most of them were 1882. Boy a lot of
people died that year from hangings, suicides, gun fights and Indians. We
walked down the streets of Tombstone and saw the Earp Brothers and Doc Holiday
in front of the OK Corral waiting for their gun fight, stagecoaches picking up
passengers and the BirdCage, which is the theater museum. The stage still had
the original curtains and ...
... first...........we don't start fights, but we finish them. In that we had a very viable threat to the Soviets at the time, they didn't want to use their missiles as a strike by them would bring an equal or greater strike by us. This was known as MAD, or mutually assured destruction. I grew up in the 60's and 70's.....and you can knock it if you want...but the policy of MAD worked. No one ever authorized use of or used a nuclear weapon ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed