What do you do when the temperature is suppose to reach 108 degrees? Why of course you leave town towards higher country and cooler temps. Well that's what we did when Jim got home from work on Friday - we left town to higher country - Flagstaff. It was suppose to only be in the high 80s there, but it turned out to be in the high 90s on Sat.
We got into Flagstaff about 6pm Friday after a 4 hour drive (it took a little bit longer because of Phoenix traffic). Checked into the Hilton Garden Inn, got settled into the room then took off for dinner at a new casino, Twin Arrows, about 20 miles east of Flagstaff. Had a great burger and a couple of beers at the sports bar there, then hit the slots for a couple of hours.
Sat. morning we were up bright and early looking for a diner on Route 66 and we came upon one which turned out to be a good choice, The Crown Railroad Cafe.
After about a little over an hour at the festival, we were ready to go back to the hotel and sit back and relax. We had an event filled day and our legs were hurting from that climb up the mountain. Ended up just walking across the street to Sizzler for dinner, then called it a night.
Sunday just packed up and headed home ahead of all the traffic. Now we are sitting at home enjoying the a/c while it is close to 100 degrees outside. All-in-all it was a fun quick trip. Didn't find much cooler weather, but was much more bearable than 100+ degrees here.