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Route 66 Grand Canyon Adventure

Route 66 Grand Canyon Adventure

May 09, 2019 8:00 - May 12, 2019 6:46

Meet: Please join us for our Route 66 Grand Canyon Adventure Meet 5555 Kearny Villa Rd. Thursday May 9th at 8:00am for our ride brief with Kickstands Up 8:30am for a progressive ride to the Grand Canyon. A Four day trip with the return Sunday 12th.

Our first night will be in Kingman AZ. On the way  out we will take backroads to Palm Springs to get in our twisty fix and cut the morning commute traffic, then we will break for gas & food in Palm Springs, then a run out the 10 to AZ. When we cross into AZ we will take the 95 through Parker and Lake Havasu then onward to Kingman. In Kingman there is an awesome steak house the Dambar Steakhouse www.dambarsteakhouse.com You're not obligated to eat with us, but you're blowing it if you don’t.

Day two we will head out route 66 and have a nice stop over in Seligman, AZ for lunch, the town Seligaman literally stopped in time when the Interstate went through. From Seligaman we head to Williams, another fun lost in time town with plenty to do  and see. In Williams I recommend the Red Raven Restaurant https://www.redravenrestaurant.com/ for dinner again, not a must but……..

Day three we head for the Grand Canyon from the east side entrance after passing through Flagstaff. Once in the canyon, we will meander to the west entrance/exit then a straight shot back to Williams. If you didn’t try the Red Raven the first night, then you will get one last shot at it before we head home.

Day four will be headed home and on the way home I figure just a freeway blast to get us home quicker. So the 40 to the 15. 

Plan on a mix of weather conditions of: really hot to pretty darn cool. Usually no rain that time of year but one can ever tell so……. You make the call on rain gear. 

I have done this trip and route many times and it’s a favorite. I know all the places to stop for gas food and sites so I’m not making it up as I go.

The hotel information has been posted a while ago so if you haven’t made your reservation and you plan on going you might want to get on it:

First stop will be in Kingman, AZ at Best Western Plus A Wayfarers Inn on Thursday May 9 2019. Rates are $99.00 + tax for either a King or Double Queen. We have 20 Double Queens and 5 Kings.Address is 2815 E andy Devine Ave Kingman, Az 86401 Phone: (928) 753-6271. Make sure to mention you are with San Diego Harley Owners Group to get discounted rate.

From Kingman we will travel (on Friday) down Historic Route 66 to Williams, AZ with stops along the way and then to Sedona and eventually end up at The Ramada Inn in Williams, AZ. 950 N. Grand Canyon Rd. Williams, AZ 86406. Phone (928) 635-4114. We will stay here for 2 nights Friday 5/10/2019 and Saturday 5/11/2019. Rates are $95.00 + tax per night for either a double queen or a king bed. We have 20 Double Queens and 5 King Again make sure to mention you are with the San Diego Harley Owners Group to get the discounted rate.

Even though this is a year out you need to make your reservations as soon as possible because these dates are extremely popular as they correspond to annual graduation ceremonies and this is ideal timing for weather in this area before the heat of the season starts. You can make your reservations now and cancel without penalty as long as you do so 48 hrs prior. Also if you book as soon as possible you have an excellent chance of getting a first floor room.

Any question please feel free to contact me 858-376-9819.

https://goo.gl/maps/9tzGb6PmMm22 Day one on the way out

https://goo.gl/maps/9tzGb6PmMm22 Day Two Rte 66 to Williams

https://goo.gl/maps/ugGpN4z36aD2 Day Three roundtrip from Williams to the Grand Canyon & back to Williams

https://goo.gl/maps/ATfWLqD2cQ12 Day Four back home

Lead: Kevin

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