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A Welcome Distraction....

A welcome distraction from the interstate. Yes, the road is a bit dangerous at parts, with curves... read more

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JCW703
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Khartoum, Sudan
Amazing Bike Ride

If you get motion sick you may not want this road. It seemed to have more twists and turns than the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tere K
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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This stretch of old Route 66 runs between Kingman, AZ through Oatman to Topcock, AZ.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good30%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Oatman Road, Route 66, Oatman, AZ
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Reviewed yesterday

A welcome distraction from the interstate. Yes, the road is a bit dangerous at parts, with curves and such, but the views are worth it and it gives one a feel of how driving was before interstates came along.

Thank JCW703
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you get motion sick you may not want this road. It seemed to have more twists and turns than the Dragon in TN/NC There are spots that are sheer drop offs and lots of blind switchbacks. We took this from Cool Springs to Oatman...More

Thank Tere K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The road to Oatman is quite challenging but well worth it, seems yo go on forever on dust roads and bendy roads some quite narrow however you cannot miss this road it is worth the effort!! Oatman is a must see with all the funny...More

Thank LanzaroteCruiser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite scary in parts but well worth the journey to see the amazing views, as good as the bear tooth highway in South Dakota

Thank witcheshouse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This portion of Route 66 makes you appreciate newer automobiles that are reliable and air-conditioned. The views of the desert are nothing if not spectacular. This is a GREAT driving road. Pull over, stop and gaze in wonder at the beautiful countryside

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Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

What can I say - the road from Topock to kingman through Oatman is some of the best motorcycling (or car driving) you will ever do. Great road, great scenery, great mountains

Thank Canadauk2012
Reviewed May 23, 2017

There is nothing here but a view, but what a view it is. Pull off and park is good location, out of road way. Then a short walk to a powerful vista. You can see forever on a clear day, and what a sunset..

Thank DeDePruitt
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

This portion of RT 66 is absolutely gorgeous and has a few stopping points to take some great photos. Make sure to drive very slowly as there are no guardrails and the road is on the edge of a cliff in many parts.

Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Watch out for donkeys. Also, plan better than we did, and drive this hairpin winding road during the daytime. We definitely want to go back. If we had only realized that the hotel in Oatman is not a hotel, only a restaurant, we would not...More

Thank Deb H
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Drove from Kingman to Oatman. The views are so amazing. It's a winding road with no guardrails, so don't try to break any speed records. Views are awesome from every turn.

Thank deweycat
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Don D
April 10, 2017|
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Response from ssquard | Reviewed this property |
The view from Kingman in the morning is stunning. It also puts the sun behind you for better photo ops.
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Judy P
March 26, 2017|
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Response from ROBERT G | Reviewed this property |
If you make your trip from Kingman and go over the pass, it means you are going to go through Oatman and you will want to stop there. However if you just pass through Oatman and go down to 95 business through Bullhead to 163... More
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paisleygirl58
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Response from Lizlizzie | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure of where you are headed for in the Grand Canyon, but Oatman appears to be out of the way as Oatman is halfway between Kingman and the CA border. From the Grand Canyon you could head south toward I-40 and... More
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