Wild Burros, Gun Fights and Saloons! The Old Wild West Mining Town of Oatman, Arizona

Historic Route 66 - Oatman, Arizona

Wild Burros, Gun Fights and Saloons!

Oatman, Arizona – Old Wild West Mining Town

 

Nearing the end of Route 66 during our Route 66 Cross Country Adventure we took a curvy road through the hills past Kingman Arizona and stumbled upon the old mining town of Oatman, Arizona. We had no prior knowledge of this town, so coming across it was quite a treat and it quickly became our favorite city on Route 66. Continue Reading

Rochford, South Dakota | Point of Interest

Moonshine Gulch Saloon - Rochford, South Dakota

Point of Interest | 1 – Rochford, South Dakota

 
Now somewhere in the black mountain hills of Dakota…

…lies an old gold mining town called Rochford. Although the town has only about a dozen residents they are some of the nicest people you’ll ever meet. I’ve stopped through the town on two different trips and have been given newspaper to start fires and even offered a place to stay by multiple residents when they found out I was on my own, driving across the country. You can find folks of this kind and also some really great cheap food and drinks at the Moonshine Gulch Saloon in the middle of town. Continue Reading