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Sitgreaves Pass - Awesome

Started at Oatman for a fun stop on Route 66. Burros are very friendly 😍 The gunfighters were very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JoySteve
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Arkansas
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Say your prayers....Jesus take the wheel!

Driving from Kingman Diamond Distillery, we asked which was the best way to get to Oatman...we were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GSLV49
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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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 1 week ago via mobile

Started at Oatman for a fun stop on Route 66. Burros are very friendly 😍 The gunfighters were very entertaining! I love they take donations received after the gunfights are given to the Shriners Children Hospitals, to date over $91,000. Stopped in at the Oatman...More

Thank JoySteve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving from Kingman Diamond Distillery, we asked which was the best way to get to Oatman...we were told that if we didn't mind taking the long way, to keep going on Scenic Route 66. The first part of the drive was great. My husband knows...More

1  Thank GSLV49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst the views are amazing as you drive up this very steep pass, I cannot lie and say that i was not terrified! I was driving a very large SUV. There are lots of bends and you must take it slowly. Like everywhere you will...More

1  Thank Victoria N
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

This is a very windey section of road but it is manageable. We took our 32' class A motor home over it. very scenic but slow goin do sure

Thank georgemaxson
Reviewed September 9, 2017

Well what a wonderful find. Having traveled up the California side of the Colorado river many times, it never had come to mind to travel up the river on the Arizona side. Well I finally did. This road leads to an old section of Highway...More

1  Thank CharleySays
Reviewed September 5, 2017

The old 66 route over the mountain. Lots of switchbacks, narrow road, most without guard rails - keep both hands on the wheel. Very scenic but hard to imagine this was the best route for the Mother Road to get across this part of Arizona?...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed August 28, 2017

What a beautiful and scary drive. Off the beaten path and a great part of Route 66. Make sure your tank is full and stay in your lane what views and what a drive. Loved it

Thank jennifer1216
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Lots of twists and turns and beautiful scenery. So much of the dessert is in bloom and it was beautiful. Everywhere you look the colors just keep changing. Well worth the slow dive.

Thank IndySig
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

This is a bucket list item. The drive from Kingman to Oatman is a fabulous scenic adventure. Right out of the first Cars movie (literally). Take it slow. Nail biter, sure. Don't believe the reviews that say "treacherous" though. Only if you drive faster than...More

1  Thank Richard U
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Drive carefully around these sweeping bends from Oatman through Sitgreaves Pass. This country is so rugged, reminiscent of movie scenes from the wild west, but oh so beautiful. Stunning vistas, it's really worth the diversion from the interstate. This is original Route 66 and a...More

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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
March 8, 2017|
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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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