Geronimo Trail Guest Ranch
Travel Blogs from Winston
I left Phoenix and headed for Silver City, NM. It's the closest town to Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, my destination tomorrow. Much of the drive was ...
Had a look around tucson including a tour through the "boneyard" where the military stores and breaks up aircraft and a drive through the Saguara National Park. Then paid a visit to Tombstone and the OK Corral before heading across the state line into New ...
... dwellings, and sent us on our way to the trailhead. We filled up our 5 gallon jug with water before we headed to the trail, thankful for the free water. We parked at the trailhead, made a restroom pit stop, filled up our water bottles, and walked along the river canyon making our way up the mountain to the dwellings. Once we were atop the mountain, we were greeted by two rangers. They explained that the Mogollon built the dwellings, and lived there first. Then ...
... T want to live there.
We all had a great time hiking the 1 mile trail up to the dwellings and back, and it was the girls first such hike of many we plan to take on this trip. I think that both of them handled the hike very well, and Sarah even said she wanted to do it again some time. It helped that there were several pine cones and rocks for them to collect along the way.
... one of the best drives of all time. At parts it felt like we were on top of the world. The chasm below felt deeper than the Grand Canyon. After almost two hours of "two hands on the steering wheel" type driving we arrived at the visitors center.
It was a small place with one of those intro video's on the small screen and a lot of Native American artifacts. The best part was the humming birds. We have birds at home but never any humming ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting