Kingman, Arizona offers a multitude of activities ranging from touring Route 66 and the area history, to antiquing and enjoying outdoor recreational opportunities. Recreation opportunities abound, with championship golf, tennis, softball, water sports, equestrian activities, hiking trails, hunting, fishing and any number of other outdoor past times offered. There are two public swimming pools in Kingman.
Kingman boasts more than 60 buildings on the National Register of Historic Placesmost located in downtown Kingman and dating from the 1800s and early 1900s. Kingman is also a hub of activity for history buffs and nature enthusiasts alike.
Kingman is in the heart of the longest continuous stretch of 158 miles of Historic Route 66 "Mother Road" remaining in the USA. You really can "Get your kicks on Route 66.
Arizona is internationally renowned for it natural beauty, its pleasant winters, varied recreational activities and diverse cultural opportunities. There's no place on earth quite like the Grand Canyon State with 26 national parks, 27 state parks, assorted monuments, and many recreation areas and historic sites.
Arizona has a lot to offer with breathtaking landscapes of tall mountain ranges and great canyons such as the The Grand Canyon, nature's grandest architectural masterpiece, which is 227 miles long, one mile deep, and has an average width of ten miles. There are swift rivers, grasslands, sand dunes, and cactus forests. And then there is all the Arizona history which is rich in legends of America's Old West.
Arizona has more than 325 golf courses are ready for you, plus snow skiing, water skiing, mountain biking, hiking, horse-back riding, boating, rock climbing, rafting, camping, hunting and fishing. This is truly an outdoor enthusiasts paradise!
For spectator spots there are several national golf tournaments, and the Arizona Diamondbacks if your like baseball. You will also find NFL Football, NBA Basketball, NHL Hockey, NASCAR, professional tennis, professional and amateurs rodeo events. There is such a wide variety that will please anyone.
A variety of cultural attractions such as museums, ballet, opera and concerts for all musical tastes provides the basis to feed the sole with the arts necessary for a fullfilled life. There is a quality of life in Arizona that is unsurpassed by any area of its size in the world.
Arizona has so many positive factors including climate, open spaces, job opportunities, lower living costs, natural beauty, friendliness of people, abundance of natural resources and a minimum danger of physical hazards such as earthquakes or floods.
Many people come to Arizona for the overall warm climate that has attracted new residents for decades. The dry desert air make a visit to Arizona a truly unforgettable experience, especially for snowbirds. And once your here, you'll want to visit again and again. Then you'll want to live here! It great to be called an Arizonan, or Arizonian as residents are.
Here in Kingman the Hualapai Mountain Park is just a few minutes away with over 2,300 acres of truly unique cool, clear, green refreshment of the pine forest country. It is perfect for a pinic. The total beauty, character, and history of Hualapai Mountain Park cannot e fully expressed in words, it is something that must be experienced.
The average temperatures for Kingman are 78 degrees in the summer and 39 degrees in the winter. Yes, there can be heavy winter snow in Hualapai Mountain Park. It wonderful to look at from the comfort of Kingman.
The area has a variety of wildlife including mule deer, elk, wild donkeys, fox, coyotes, squirrels, racoons, rabbits, chipmunks, skunks, lizards, a wide varitey of birds and an occasional herd of wild mustangs and golden eagles soar above some of the cliffs at the west edge of town.
Kingman city parks offer four championship caliber tennis courts, seven lighted softball fields, horse shoe pits, two basketball/volleyball courts and two swimming pools. You will also find racquetball courts, playgrounds throughout the area, soccer fields, a dog park, and a frisbee golf course.
There are many opportunities to join service and social organizations including the Red Hat Society for Women, Kingman Elks Lodge, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Kingman Powerhouse Kiwanis Club, Kingman Rte 66 Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club of Kingman, Masonic Temple, American Legion, Mohave Lions Club of Kingman, VFW Post 2555, Rough Ashler Daylight Lodge, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and the Kingman Moose Lodge.
Go searching the thrift shops, pawn shops, and auction houses. There is also a wide variety of dollar stores that are fun to browse.