Kingman, “The Heart of Historic Route 66”, is a perfect location for day trips: 100 miles to Las Vegas, 70 miles to the Grand Canyon, and 75 miles to Lake Havasu. It’s also an affordable place to retire. Before searching for Kingman assisted living, see what else this city has to offer.
Kingman’s overall cost of living is about 4% below the national average. According to a Genworth Financial survey, a one-bedroom in a Kingman assisted living facility averages $3,100 a month. A private room in a nursing home averages $183 a day, while a semi-private averages $166 a day. The daily services of a home health aide average $44,616 a year based on a 44-hour workweek.
A great way to get acquainted with Kingman is through a walking tour, exploring some of the city’s 60 historic buildings such as Mary’s Catholic Church, the Little Red School House the Bonelli House, Hotel Beale, Hotel Brunswick, Hubb’s House, and Kingman Drug. The Route 66 Museum—housed in the historical Powerhouse building—chronicles the history of 2,400-mile Mother Road and features murals, photos and life-size dioramas.
The Kingman Army Airfield Museum preserves and remembers the 36,000 B-17 bomber gunners who trained here during World War II. The Mohave Museum of History and Arts preserves the heritage and showcases the history of Northwestern Arizona.
Explore the area’s mining past on the White Cliffs Wagon Trail. You can still see Nineteenth Century wagon tracks—used to haul ore from the Stockton Hills Mine to a Kingman smelter—cut into the stone on the roadbed.
The 2,300-acre Hualapai Mountain County Park features mountains ranging from 4,984 to 8,417 feet. Explore the park by foot, horseback or ATV. There are picnic areas, camping, and star gazing parties.
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