Tonopah Ghost Town

Let’s start with the famous myth of this town. In 1900, Jim Butler came over from California, rumored to have wanted to visit the Klondike district. While on his journey, he trekked through the Sawtooth Pass with his 2 burros, no doubt a tiring trail. At one point he became angered at the animals for… Continue reading Tonopah Ghost Town

Lowell Observatory: Flagstaff, AZ

What a wonderful day it was to spend at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona. We were lucky enough to find a Groupon when we went and we got in for a steal. The observatory is smaller than most we have been to, but the staff and the setup is spectacular. We enjoyed looking at… Continue reading Lowell Observatory: Flagstaff, AZ

Route 66: Williams, AZ

History was always my least favorite subject in school. I don’t know if it was because every teacher I had made it incredibly dry, or if the fact that it always managed to be my morning class and I ended up sleeping through the good stuff. Having kids has actually made me LOVE history and… Continue reading Route 66: Williams, AZ

Comfort Inn: Butte, MT

We have stayed here in June 2017, August 2019 and October 2019. The location is convenient as it is right off the interstate but not so close that the traffic keeps you awake at night. The staff are friendly and you can tell it is a family run business. Breakfast is what you would expect… Continue reading Comfort Inn: Butte, MT