Route 66 Inn
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- Refrigerator in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Microwave in room
- Breakfast Available
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Mainly a travel day today! After the early start yesterday with running it was a relative lie in and cooked breakfast for the 8 of us before we said our goodbyes and onto the next destination! We took the less direct route back to Las Vegas and first stop was the Red Rocks at Sedona that Carmen had visited a few years ago in the snow, no snow this …
Well we arrived in Palm Springs, got all excited as they had an awesome water park, to find out the park was closed. To make matters worse, a massive dust storm was on its way and everybody was heading indoors. We decided to use this time to do some shopping instead of being at the campsite stuck inside the RV. After the sandstorm had died down a bit we headed to Sunland Emerald Desert RV Resort. We were able to spend the late afternoon, until about 8:30pm swimming ...
... hotel to eat.
As we headed outside, our luck with the afternoon rain ran out, and it began to rain again. We put on our rainsuits and headed back to the hotel. It was after 5:00. Just as we left the park, traffic slowed down to a crawl. Usually this means wildlife, and sure enough as it became our turn to rubber neck, there was a male elk, with a huge rack, grazing at the side of the road. Unfortunately, there was ...
... a MacDonalds dinner. Then a quick flick back to Williams for sleep.
We enjoyed the visit so much that a plan was hatched for a return visit next morning. Away by 5 am. Impressive for a bunch of old pensioners. In a small way the second visit appealed as it gave a second use of the US$25 visitors pass for free (pass valid for multiple visits up to 7 days).
Back at the South Rim by 6am we headed East this time, stopping ...
... and they were followed by a 'wrangler' or a cowboy, so they would not go off-trail or in the wrong direction. After the steep decent, it was mostly flat for the rest of the journey. Dan told us that Havasu Canyon was part of a larger canyon, Cataract Canyon, that was a small section of the Grand Canyon. He also told us that there was a lot of flash floods during the monsoon season, meaning July and August.
We stopped for lunch at ...