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Nipton Trading Post

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Great place

Visited the trading post for our check in and did a bit more exploring on checkout day. They had... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kamloops, Canada
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Quirky, fun, good value and you just gotta stop here!

It's a gift shop, a small outfitting store, a restaurant (if that part is open), a hotel, a series... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
Tom B
Redondo Beach, California
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107355 Nipton Road, Nipton, CA 92364
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the trading post for our check in and did a bit more exploring on checkout day. They had coffee and poptarts etc available for guests, and lots of interesting gift shop items. They also sell lottery tickets here. We enjoyed the awesome lights and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

It's a gift shop, a small outfitting store, a restaurant (if that part is open), a hotel, a series of cabins, a series of Tipi's (yep - Tipi's or teepee's...) and a base from which to explore Mojave preserve. We went with the idea of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Trinkets, snacks, beer, soda, wine, where you check in for the hotel and you can get a history of the place if you so desire.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

We drove through, by accident, and stopped to use the restroom and look around. The wife and kids loved the old trading post and the Hotel Ca (maybe where the Eagles got stuck), and we saw a Huuuuuuuge train go by, blasting the whistle! My...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank navyxman
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Coming back from Laughlin, we took the Joshua Tree Highway and found this charming little place. Cool gift selection. Got a tee shirt ($25) and a water canister. Would have bought a lottery ticket, but if we had won, we would have to come back...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

If there is a middle of no where this might be it. My son and I pulled into town just as the mayor,fire chief ,funeral director,principle,police chief?, doctor,pharmacist, cook, bottle washer and only resident of town was rolling up the side walks. "Got a sticker"...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank David H
Reviewed April 3, 2017

The guy who runs this is a great guy. Helpful and polite. I stopped in for some beer and food and I am so glad that I did. Very historic too and you can meet some cool people here to talk to.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank TartanWanderer
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

Check out the trading post for all different trinkets and some snacks. If you stay at the hotel, your continental breakfast is here. They have gorgeous hand painted Christmas ornaments (which is our tradition to buy during travels). For all you Fallout fans out there,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
4  Thank seajanetravell
Reviewed November 28, 2016

A the previous reviewer noted, it's small but has the essentials for a day in the Mojave Desert, as well as a few "tourist" items. Also check out the many handmade items. The owner's wife makes very nice knitted hats and scarves (I bought two...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Vicki M
Reviewed April 6, 2016

The Nipton trading Post is attached to Nipton Hotel. It is stocked with a good supply of cold beer and drinks, and ice cream bars, but little food. Also T-shirts, desert memorablia like rocks and some desert books. No camping supplies however....we were looking for...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Foldsrule
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February 7, 2019|
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Response from Tom B | Reviewed this property |
k7, we stayed in a cabin, but there are RV areas and I'm 95% sure there are hookups. Two other RV's were there that night. Have a good stay. It's a fun stop.