Experience the historic charm in downtown Kingman along the famed Route 66.
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Interested in having a unique experience in Kingman Arizona & Route 66?
By special arrangement with author and historian Jim Hinckley, Promote Kingman presents a unique Route 66 experience. Images provided by the Mohave Museum of History & Arts, and Hinckley’s stories about Louis Chevrolet, Pamela Anderson, Oprah Winfrey, and other celebrities, and tales of murder, mayhem, and colorful characters transform a walking tour through the historic heart of Kingman into a journey through time. $15.00 per person ($50 minimum) includes a Kingman souvenir. The standard tour is approximately 2 miles and requires 2 hours. Customized tours and specialized presentations are available upon request. The schedule for regular tours is posted under calendar of events.
The city is nearby many major national attractions such as:
The Hoover Dam
Historic Route 66.
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The Hoover Dam showcases an era of ingenuity as one of the largest construction projects ever undertaken. Kingman is Arizona’s Gateway to the Hoover Dam being the closest city on Arizona’s side of the dam. Admission to the visitor center or guided dam tours are available along with parking, a gift shop, and food concessions.
Kingman is the closest city to Grand Canyon West – the newest way to experience the Grand Canyon located at 5001 Diamond Bar Road. The Skywalk is a glass bridge that visitors can walk directly over the Grand Canyon! They also offer helicopter tours, horseback rides, and white water rafting trips!
HISTORIC ROUTE 66
Kingman is nicknamed “The Heart of Route 66” because it is centrally located on the longest remaining stretch of Historic Route 66! From Kingman you can check out a number of popular roadside attractions. Check out the Old Trails Arch Bridge near Topock, wild burros in Oatman, the general store in Hackberry, or the iconic Roadkill Cafe in Seligman!
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Enjoy shopping, check out the museums, or stroll through one of the downtown parks. Visit the Skywalk as you stand above the Grand Canyon or explore the Grand Canyon Caverns deep below. Take a rafting tour of the mighty Colorado River or a helicopter tour over the Hoover Dam. See unique towns along Route 66 including Oatman, Peach Springs, and Seligman. Hike under the tall pine trees in Hualapai Mountain Park or relax beside the water at a nearby lake: Lake Mead, Lake Mohave, or Lake Havasu. We like to brag that there is no shortage of fun things to do around here and we have plenty of comfortable hotels, delicious restaurants, & entertaining bars to visit while your here!
Kingman Crossing ~ An estimated $40 million interchange will create a new exit from Interstate 40 at mile marker #55 near the KRMC Hualapai Mountain Campus. The city owns 170 acres at the site which is planned to be sold to a private developer. The project will create a major commercial region in an under-developed area of Kingman.
La Quinta ~ The 94-room hotel now open near Stockton Hill Road in late 2015. The $5 million construction project is taking place on a 2.34 acre tract with plans for a second hotel to be constructed next year on an adjacent 1.3 acre tract.
MCC Mohave Community College ~ A $4 million building is being planned to break ground in 2016 at the college system’s campus in Kingman. The new building will provide more classroom and office space.
Would you like to see more jobs available in Kingman?
How about more stores, restaurants, and hotels?
The goal of Promote Kingman is to help attract more businesses to our town. We encourage entrepreneurs to look at Kingman when relocating, expanding, or starting a new business. YOU can help. YOU can promote Kingman! Use this form to join and you will be kept updated (by email or text) of meetings, events, and actions you can take throughout the year to help grow our town.