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Jul 12, 2017 - Quartzsite then Prescott, AZ

Only spent one night in Q, altho it was certainly cooler that El Centro. It was a whoppin' 117 there. Arrived in Prescott. The campground was practically empty. Come to find out, this was the first day it was open after everyone had been evacuated because of a fire. We lucked out. We were so excited. The weather finally cooled down. REALLY!! It's in the 60's during the night and 80's - 90's during the day. When it gets too hot, we jump in the car and explore. We're enjoying the weather and the area so much, we're staying for a week. Don't...

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Apr 13, 2017 - Not Again!

We got the truck back on schedule, but it sure took a bite out of the pocketbook! After a few more days in the campground, we headed to Prescott to visit good friends, Dan and Darlene. This time we had trouble with the truck overheating as we drove up the long hill out of Bullhead City. Luckily the highway crew was prepared for this; they had left gallon jugs of water alongside the road at various intervals going up the hill. Nevertheless, it was a long slow drive full of worry. At long last we made it to Prescott, where we found a really...

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Mar 3, 2017 - Prescott

Mar 3, 2017 John has a doctors appointment in Wickenburg today so we are up early and set off around 7:15 a.m. It is an hours drive. After John’s appointment, we are off to Burger King for breakfast and then head for Prescott to see their property. That takes about 1.5 hours because we have a few stops to make, nature calls, and goodies at the bakery in Yarnell. We drive through downtown Prescott and stop at the courthouse, it is 102 years old and has a written history of Arizona on the walkway. The property is in a small town called...

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Apr 8, 2015 - Prescott, AZ

4/8- 4/15/15 (one week) Drove 265 miles/6 hours to Prescott, AZ from Benson, AZ. Arrived at the Point of Rocks RV Park at 3 pm and settle in on site #12. We paid for 1 week since we couldn’t get into the Sedona campground. The showers are small but serviceable…one hook and a bench in the shower changing area. Nothing to write home about. 4/9/15 (Thursday) We took a drive into town and parked at the courthouse square. Walked over to the Prescott Theater and purchased tix for the Opry for 7 pm tonight. We took our walk around the courthouse...

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Jan 25, 2015 - Kayaking Watson Lake - Prescott

Kayaking Watson Lake, Prescott I would have to say this is one of the prettiest places I’ve been in a kayak. The best way to describe this paddle is through pictures. I think I had googled Prescott one day and saw this Lake, so drove up there from Cottonwood. This was one of those locations where I could have easily taken a couple hundred pictures, as each little cove, each rock formation offered a new vista from a slightly different angle. In reality, this is a man-made reservoir created in the early 1900’s by the Chino Valley Irrigation...

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Oct 4, 2014 - Cameron to Prescott, AZ

We had another beautiful travel day - & a short one at that. We left Cameron about 9:00 am & pulled into our rv spot here about 1:00 pm. Our drive took us from the desert to the mountain pines - back to the desert & back to the mountains. Coming south from Flagstaff we had one section of highway that was 18 miles of 6% downgrade (we were glad we were going down & not up!). But we enjoyed the sights the entire trip. Following the directions to our destination, we turned on Mt Vernon St - also called Senators Hwy. We've been told that the...

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Sep 11, 2014 - Chez des Amigos a Prescott, Arizona

Bonjour a Tous, juste une petite entrer pour mettre un point au sud sur la carte. Ainsi que de rendre a Cesar ce qui leur revient, mes Amigos rencontrer au Mt Orizaba au Mex en 2011 (Thilo et Margarette). J,y ai passer 5 jours de tres bon temps avec eux. Ceci entre un horaire serrez pour eux, car le travail n,arrete pas lorsque la visite arrive. Thanks a lot T and M, if the small thing i have done to help you were find, great. Also, officially, i do invite you in Quebec City when i will be back, when time will be on your side. Dormir dans...

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Mar 23, 2014 - Sharlot Hall Museum

While our main interest in this area is the red rock lands of Sedona, we thought we'd avoid the weekend crowds and and visit places lower on tourist radar like Prescott. This small town is located in a valley laced with streams. It's nice to see all the green vegetation. If you're going to visit Prescott, make sure you pronounce it "press-kit" or the locals will know you are from out of town. Prescott was the first capital of the Arizona Territory. During the Civil War Abraham Lincoln worried about cash flow and heard that there was gold in...

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Jun 28, 2013 - Jerome to Prescott

Thur., June 27th – We took our time hooking up to move out of the Camp Verde area because we really didn’t have far to go. Just 20 miles up the road, we arrived at Dead Horse Ranch State Park in Cottonwood. The temps were expected to be triple digits for the next few days, so we spent a leisurely day strolling the Walmart and Home Depot in search of the foil Reflectix you use to cover the windows. We spent a couple hours measuring, cutting, and slapping that stuff against the glass windows in hopes of keeping the RV’s AC unit from going...

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May 27, 2013 - Standing on a Corner in.......... Are You Old Enough to Remember?

Up bright and early because the DW has decided that before we leave town she has to go to The Petrified Rock Store that we passed on the way in yesterday. The things I do. Hooked up and away we go. Glad we did. All sorts of stuff related to petrified wood. Bought a piece that will work as a sculpture for home. After that back on I-40 headed for Winslow, Arizona. Why Winslow? If you grew up in the 60's and 70's then you are familiar with a song by The Eagles called Take It Easy. In that song there is part of a verse that goes, “Well, I'm a...

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May 1, 2013 - Granite Dells Hiking

In an around Prescott, there are several hiking trails. Some are out in the open in what is called the high desert. Other trails meander along a lake side. We decided to check out a trail on the west side of Watson Lake (we did the other side of the lake last week). The scenery is quite different. This hike was only about three miles in and out. This trail goes through part of the Granite Dells, which is a geological feature consisting of exposed bedrock and large boulders of granite that have eroded into a lumpy and rippled appearance. The...

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Apr 24, 2013 - Watson Lake and Peavine Trail

Paula and I went on a little 6 mile hike today up to Watson Lake and the Peavine Trail in the Prescott, AZ area. I also managed to pick up 7 geocaches along the way! Watson Lake is a man-made reservoir and has an old railroad bed that has been converted into a nice walking/bicycle trail up one side of the lake. The views change from a riparian refuge into granite rock covered area. Magnificient! I snuck in a picture of a "people powered" tram we saw in downtown Prescott. The riders on the tram pedal to get moving. There is a driver and...

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