The Grand Canyon is the second most visited place In the United States after the Niagara Falls. On any given day, in peak travel season, anywhere from 10 000 to 20 000 people visit the park.
The entrance fee to the park is $12 for riders. Admission is for seven days.
Once inside the Grand Canyon National Park, mother nature does the entertaining, and she takes your breath away.
The rebuilt Cool Springs stationis now a gift shop offering Route 66 souvenirs and one of a kind Cool Springs memorabilia.
Cool Springs Area
Oatman is a former mining town in the Black Mountains of Mohave County, Arizona. Located at an elevation of 2,710 feet (830 m).
Oatman has undergone a renaissance of sorts in recent years thanks to burgeoning worldwide interest in Route 66 and the explosive growth of the nearby gaming town of Laughlin which promotes visits to the town
Laughlin is the third most visited casino and resort destination in the state after Las Vegas and Reno, and is one of the top five destinations for American RV enthusiasts.
Laughlin is advertised as a family-friendly destination. Being located on the river, it emphasizes outdoor and family activities. Many of the casinos that line the Colorado River are linked by an unofficial pedestrian thoroughfare known as the Laughlin Riverwalk.
Laughlin’s colorado river
Aquarius casino Resort
If you Bet 50…
24 hours a day people are just playing at the casino and loosing all their money. I have not been able to take that picture on your left because it was only old guys playing, but just for fun I have decided to post this one!!!
In 1938, founder Roy Crowl opened Roy’s as a gas and service station along the legendary U.S. Highway 66, in Amboy. At the time, Route 66 was “The Mother Road” and “Main Street of America” – the primary east-west highway artery crossing the nation from Chicago through the Southwest to Los Angeles. The construction of Roy’s coincided with a Route 66 realignment through Mountain Springs Summit, bypassing Goffs to directly connect Needles and Essex, and west to Amboy. Amboy was once a major stop along famous Route 66 but has seen much lower visitation since the opening of Interstate 40 to the north in 1973. Amboy is home to the famous Roy’s Motel and Cafe, a Route 66 landmark.
Roy’s Cafe: Roy’s is a landmark on the above Route and attracts many photographers and visitors. Part of the lure is the huge sign.
Roy’s Motel and Café
Michel, Anthony, Christophe, Fiona, Mark and Megan jumping on Route 66
Michel with its Softail Heritage and Christophe riding its Fat Boy
Joshua Tree, National Park
The higher and slightly cooler Mojave Desert is the special habitat of Yucca brevifolia, the Joshua tree for which the park is named.
The dominant geologic features of this landscape are hills of bare rock, usually broken up into loose boulders.
Palm Spring is at the east of the San Jacinto mountains
The Palm Springs area is unique, as the wind blows hard enough to power the windmills 300 days a year.
There is 3,100 windmills at the wind farm, which generates enough electricity (600-900 megawatts of power) to power the entire city of Palm Springs and some of the surrounding area.
Lake Hemet is surrounded by the majestic beauty of the San Jacinto Mountains: http://lakehemetrecreation.com/
riders from eagle rider trip
- Lake Hemet
As all our friends have left vegas soon for the death Valley, we have decided to also ride a little in the city, that time we have rent 2 Harley Electra Glide
As usual I have taken pictures of them
Then as today is again a very hot day and as Mark has trained us how to spend money we have tried 4 different Casino, here is what we won after betting 50$ per casino
Not a lucky day so we have decided to take some good time at the Bellagio swimming pool
When sandy came to offer some drinks, very cool
Finally we have spent our last 100 box here
I have even taken a picture inside
As you have all understood this is just the scenario of my next trip. Today we have just walk 10 miles to find some fancy present to our loved wife’s, tomorrow we are back home.
If you want an end to this story, read it there.
Currently we are already at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport terminal 2, waiting for our late fly to Heathrow than Geneva
Picture of our last American meal, taken at the Pizza Hut
All what we hear about meal in the state is wrong we have always had good lunch
Places visited in Las Vegas