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We did nothing :( Home in socal this weekend and just sat in front of the boob tube. Since I was watching with the wife, no boobs on the tube either!

Been in the Grand Canyon multiple times in the late 80's and 90's from Lake Mead. Was able to get 17 miles in in those days. I had a business meeting with National Park Service GC at south-rim around 2002. Was so excited, and walked up to the edge where Dave's pic is, and the whole thing was filled with fog. Saw literally nothing. Lol.
 

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Did the train robber thing (which I will say is toned down a lot from the last time I did this.... the whole experience actually).
if you have never done this though I highly recommend it! The Grand Canyon is truly breathless in person.

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These things are a lot stronger than you would think...

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On the way hole we decided to swing into Seligman just for something to do.. VERY COOL little town if you have never been, and a lot of people say it is “the town” that best represents Radiator Springs in the movie Cars.. or arguably the town that radiator springs was based off of a long with some others..

Kids loved it and per usual they had a bazillion Route 66 deals for sale and souvenirs

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I need to do that. How long is the drive to Williams?


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I've heard many good reports on Lilo's Cafe in Seligman. Anxious to try it next time we're driving thru there. We've had good food and service at Rod's Steakhouse in Williams. Williams is a great little town.
 

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Williams is a Blast!! I dig the whole gun fight, train robbery part, it’s cheesy fun.

We had my Brother and Sister in law and family over (wife’s sister). Drinks, Zipline, Pond time, my kids and their cousins running crazy. Then sent them home with a hand full of Pinball Machines and Arcade games. Now I have room for more!
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My daughter saw the zip line thing in a magazine and was bugging me to go do it.. LOL. Is it just that one little zip line in the field like that?

RD
 

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I need to do that. How long is the drive to Williams?


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They say it's 3 hours from Havasu, but I think it's less.. The scenery on the way up is breath taking so it goes by fast.

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On the way hole we decided to swing into Seligman just for something to do.. VERY COOL little town if you have never been, and a lot of people say it is “the town” that best represents Radiator Springs in the movie Cars.. or arguably the town that radiator springs was based off of a long with some others..

Kids loved it and per usual they had a bazillion Route 66 deals for sale and souvenirs

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Hey RD, next time check out the "Grand Canyon Caverns" it's pretty cool, not far from Seligman 👍
 

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They say it's 8 hours from Havasu, but I think it's less.. The scenery on the way up is breath taking so it goes by fast.

RD
Took us 2.5hrs from Havasu and we're on the extreme south side of town. I40 E, and it's a nice drive. Maybe that 8 hr figure was a typo.
 

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Didn’t you guys just do the Grand Canyon express Christmas run in December?
Always wanted to do that.
 

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Didn’t you guys just do the Grand Canyon express Christmas run in December?
Always wanted to do that.
Yes we did the Polar Express in December.. Same train / same track just doesn't go all the way to the Grand Canyon.

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My daughter saw the zip line thing in a magazine and was bugging me to go do it.. LOL. Is it just that one little zip line in the field like that?

RD
The one in those pics is in my back yard. I built it for my kids a couple years ago. The One IN Williams is pretty cool, if I remember right you get on, it draws you back to the top and then you zip back to the base. It runs parallel with and just across the RR tracks before you get to touristy part of town/ restaurants etc.
 

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We're trying to buy a home in Williams. Been going camping there for almost 20 years.
Never gets old

We had our Christmas this weekend and I gained a son.
 

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Took down Christmas this weekend...my legs are sore from going up and down the &^%$ing ladder.

Lol I am getting too old for the second story.
 

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How was it. Anything open? I have a IKON pass. May save it for next year.
My son has an IKON pass, and he went to Summit yesterday. He and his girlfriend have a mammoth trip planned in a couple of weeks. The slopes are open but crowded (and maybe limited).
 

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Played dominoes , drank beer , chased the wife around .... regular fun stuff ;) (that smile is because I was getting a "dominoes ass whoopin"

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One time my wife whoppwd my ass.. 300-0.. couldn't get a 10 to save my life... wife had that smurk for a long time..... lol...

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My son has an IKON pass, and he went to Summit yesterday. He and his girlfriend have a mammoth trip planned in a couple of weeks. The slopes are open but crowded (and maybe limited).
Where are they staying, my son and wife just had their condo call and cancel them due to COVID retrictions.
 

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How was it. Anything open? I have a IKON pass. May save it for next year.
We have it too. Right now mammoth has shut down hotels and air bnbs. Need to know someone with a house or rent “off the books”.

It’s absolutely dead up there. Longest line with Covid spacing was 8 mins maybe. They are ruthless with the masks in line lol.

Snow coverage is just ok. They need a storm or 2.


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We're trying to buy a home in Williams. Been going camping there for almost 20 years.
Never gets old

We had our Christmas this weekend and I gained a son.
Stacy has been combing the listings for the last few months.. If you need any help giver her a call 928-706-4200

RD
 

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We have it too. Right now mammoth has shut down hotels and air bnbs. Need to know someone with a house or rent “off the books”.

It’s absolutely dead up there. Longest line with Covid spacing was 8 mins maybe. They are ruthless with the masks in line lol.

Snow coverage is just ok. They need a storm or 2.


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Thanks..I always stay at the Alpenhof Lodge due to the location to the Village and bar in the basement. :p I saw the Mammoth cams today. Needs more snow and less Covid.
 

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Quiet weekend. Delivered a boat Saturday and did breakfast with some other local couples at Road. I think we had 10 of us and 4 kids. We do Sunday breakfast at Road Runner just about every weekend.
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Thanks..I always stay at the Alpenhof Lodge due to the location to the Village and bar in the basement. :p I saw the Mammoth cams today. Needs more snow and less Covid.
You can get to go including cocktails at Gomez’s and sit outside. But there’s no “service”. Same with the brewery on the corner.


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Question to the Grand canyon aficionados, seriously its looks like one of the most desolate places on earth ? does anything other than Snakes actually live there ?
 

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Stacy has been combing the listings for the last few months.. If you need any help giver her a call 928-706-4200

RD
Thanks.
It's been rough trying to buy.
Had our minds made up new construction and then other offers come in and we don't want to play that game
Now they want our business since the others failed the pre qual
Actually had a contract on a home and we had to go visually inspect it.
We were $20k over asking. They said we had to be another $15k more to get the home.
No thanks. After viewing it we didn't even want it for asking price lol
Not much to pick from
 

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Thanks.
It's been rough trying to buy.
Had our minds made up new construction and then other offers come in and we don't want to play that game
Now they want our business since the others failed the pre qual
Actually had a contract on a home and we had to go visually inspect it.
We were $20k over asking. They said we had to be another $15k more to get the home.
No thanks. After viewing it we didn't even want it for asking price lol
Not much to pick from
slim pickings for sure..
 

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Friend of mine bought 2 properties there. He is going to be building on both , one for him and one for his daughter,
was the polar express cars half full ? We all went in 2019 , nothing like 6 adults acting like big kids .
 

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A friend of mine is in the process of moving to Williams as we speak and my sister lives there, I can get some info from them to maybe help out if anybody needs any.
 

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that's rad RD. keep making memories.

I like the pic of you standing near an overlook. did you know? rangers say that there are roughly a dozen deaths each year from people falling. the view is so amazing it captures you and literally draws you in. it takes breath taking views to next level. ;)
 
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