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Tag: Road Trip: Arizona

Sitgreaves Pass

Sitgreaves Pass, named after Captain Lorenzo Sitgreaves, is a winding road that passes through the Black Mountains. This is the…

Oatman, AZ

Compared to California, Oatman’s Gold Rush came late and helped to pack a lot of history into one town’s lifespan….

Amboy Shoe Tree

If you are driving from Roy’s Diner in Amboy towards the Amboy Crater on Route 66, when you get to…

Amboy Crater

It’s hard to miss the Amboy Crater. The 250-foot-high volcanic cinder cone stands high above the Mojave Desert like a…

Ludlow Ghost Town and Cemetery

As you meander down Route 66 towards Arizona from California, you’ll inevitably stumble upon a little place called Ludlow. There…

Calico Cemetery

The Calico Ghost Town by itself told me very little about the silver mining community that once existed there. The…

Calico Ghost Town

I left Route 66 and headed into the Mojave Desert to check out a former mining community now known as…

Elmer’s Bottle Tree Ranch

The portion of Route 66 between Oro Grande and Kingman is a busy little piece of roadway with lots to…

Route 66

Hesperia to Kingman (266 miles) From Hesperia the plan was to take Route 66 to Kingman… to drive from California…

Hollywood to Hesperia (94.8 miles)

Nice Avis lady: “I have some bad news. The car that we were going to give you just came in…

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