Kingman is located right in the center of the longest continuous remaining stretch of Route 66 (easily accessible from Interstate 40), and remains a thriving Route 66 town with many motels, cafes, and service stations that keep the spirit of Route 66 alive. At an elevation of around 3,300 feet, Kingman offers a temperate climate year-round making this charming community not only a remarkable destination, but a perfect launching point for “Route 66 and Beyond.”
Start your Kingman visit at the Kingman Visitor Center located right on Route 66 (Andy Devine Ave) inside the historic Powerhouse. The Powerhouse sits watch over the Route and is also home to a Route 66 Museum, the Route 66 Gift Shop, and the Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona offices which include the Jerry Richard’s Reading Room and the Vince Salmon Library filled with fun and interesting Arizona Route 66 memorabilia.
See and Do
During your Kingman visit, be sure to check out the historic downtown, the Old Courthouse, Locomotive Park (home to the famed Steam Engine #3759), the Mohave Museum of History and Arts covering Northwestern Arizona’s rich history in railroading, mining and ranching. Tour the Bonelli House located in historic downtown. Originally built in in 1894, it's a step back in time. Other interesting sites around Kingman include the White Cliffs Wagon Road and the Cerbat Foothills Recreation Area which includes portions of Beale Wagon Road and Camp Beale Springs. For a complete list of things to see and do, visit gokingman.com.
A Look Around
The scenic mountains around the Kingman area, including Hualapai Mountain Park and the Cerbat Mountains, offer hiking, mountain biking, picnicking, camping, scenic landscapes and wildlife viewing. Kingman has something for everyone!