The main exit to the Grand Canyon is just 13 miles down the freeway or you can use a 7 mile stretch of Old 66 then get on the freeway at the Deer Farm exit. Sedona is about an hours drive from here. With the canyon to the west, Sedona to the south/east and Flagstaff to the direct east this little cabin is in an ideal spot. If you go to Sedona, Jerome would be a nice addition to your trip. At the first entrance to Williams you will see the turn off to Bearizona, you can't miss that if you are in the area. Roger's Cabin is clean and quiet sitting right on the edge of the Kaibab National Forest. Also it's non-smoking and pet friendly. If you are in northern Arizona for hunting in area 7 west, fishing in the lakes near Williams, hiking Kendrick Peak or just enjoy walking, you won't be disappointed by the location. In the past 4 years we've not had a disappointed guest at all.
Andy & I (Linda) were high school sweet hearts, but not according to my parents. For over 3 years we cruised the streets of Holbrook, Az which was a town on Old Route 66. I think my parents had radar set up for a white, souped up, 1962 Ford pick up. Tucked up against Andy we laughed & dodged their tan Chrysler Imperial as much as possible.
In 1966 my Daddy had a 'chat' with Andy & his dad. Since I didn't know about the 'chat' I just thought I had suddenly been dumped. I went off to college & Andy got married.
In 1997 Andy went on a search & rescue mission. Here I was, right here in this old cabin where I had been since 1983. He then told me about 'the chat' So I still got to marry the boy who stole my heart at a tender young age, just a few years & bumps in the road later. Our wedding was in Holbrook, where else?
Both of our Mother's were still alive when we starting dating, out in broad daylight with no sneaking around. My Mother loved Andy & apologized many times for the way they treated him.
Alls well that ends well.
We have wanted to stay in a log cagin in the woods for a long time, this little cabin is perfect and just what we expected. Warm & cozy, very comfy queen bed and we LOVED the quiet star lit nights.
Just an excellent western experience. We also loved the Pine Country cafe in Williams.
“When I first saw these old cabins I was in love. I had grown up in a remote part of the Navajo res. because Daddy had a trading post out there. So living in town was never really something I wanted to do. Andy's roots go back to a ranch down in Young at the bottom of the Mogollon rim. It wasn't hard to talk him living here full time once he retired from Salt River Project. I wish these walls could talk.”
Roger's Cabin is located near an old section of Route 66 north of I-40 between Flagstaff & Williams. This rustic 95 yr. old cabin provides a hard to find relaxing atmosphere.
We are close to the Grand Canyon, hiking, a lava tube, historic downtown Williams & Flagstaff & Bearizona. Within walking distance is the historic Parks in the Pines store & Deli. If you want do visit Sedona you would love the drive from here and down through Oak Creek Canyon. This area is very centrally located for this part of Arizona.
Whether you sit around the fire in the summer, play in the snow in the winter or need a warm place to relax at the end of a hunt, this cozy little cabin is an inviting place to kick off your boots and hang your hat.
You can see on the log walls were hand cut with an axe for the door and windows. There are old dates carved in the logs and painted over. At one time there were six or seven of these little 'effenciency' cabins, outhouses, and one public shower. All of the cabins have been taken down except two. Dubbed after a very good friend of ours, Roger, who rented it for several years, this little one room cabin has it's own 3/4 bathroom and little kitchen area. It has a charcoal BBQ grill in place of a cook stove. The queen bed has a memory foam topper, and we furnish all the linens. There is a fire pit to sit around & enjoy the night sky.
It sits right next to the forest line fence, so quiet evenings are often enhanced with the passing of a herd of elk as they graze along moving to the water hole on the other side of Old 66. Fall elk bugling is rather rare but the best 'music' ever.
We have done our best to keep the authenticity of this old cabin while adding modern conveniences, like running water & electricity.
In the summer we keep bird feeders out to accommodate the many colors & species that are protected by a close by bird sanctuary.
We are proud of Arizona, love it's history and are happy to share our state with our guests from all over the world.
This cabin is rustic, efficient and REAL. It's a piece of American history that is not a place, it's an experience that time left behind.
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2 night minimum stay
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.
This little cabin is $75/nt when reserved along with the Bunk House. It makes a great extra bedroom for more than 4 adults.
Reserved without the Bunk House, it is $85/nt plus tax & a pet fee if needed. Our rates are not higher for peak seasons or holidays.
2 nights with no pet fee would be a total of $185.86.
“This little log cabin is about as close to a true western, Arizona adventure as you can ever get. Just like 'back in the day' there isn't a TV. You won't have time for it, there is too much to see and do right here in an hours drive west, east or south from here. If you like modern glass 'n brass, this isn't your style. However, for the folks who like quiet, nature, maybe evening elk guests, you would LOVE this place. Actually for us it's not a 'place' it's a life style we were born for.”