Gila Bend to Globe

April 25, 2010 – Day 2, Gila Bend, Arizona to Globe, Arizona
Via: I8 to 60 (Apache Trail)
Miles: 242

Yesterday’s miles per gallon (statue miles per US gallon) was 42.5. Today’s was a rather low 34 due to the numerous hills and a dirt road. We have made it 553 miles so far.

Here is Eric adding one container of fuel to the tank before leaving the Space Age motel:


Painted Rocks Ancient Indian Site (just outside Gila Bend, Arizona):


Dog Run Saloon — note the no firearms allowed sign on Eric’s left! (Apache Junction, Arizona):


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San Diego to Gila Bend

It is going to be tough doing detailed postings while we are on the road. Those postings will have to wait until we get back home. While we are on the road, we’ll only give you a quick taste of what we did and saw, but don’t worry, detailed posts with lots of pictures will come in a few weeks.

April 24, 2006: Day 1, San Diego, California to Gila Bend, Arizona
Via: Interstate 8
Miles: 293

Desert View Tower (at border of San Diego and Imperial Counties, California)



Dateland, Arizona (can you guess what they grow here?)


Space Age Lodge and Restaurant (Gila Bend, Arizona)


This is Part 2 of the Passage Across America series. Read Part 1 here and Part 3 here.