Driving (or Cycling) Directions to The Simpson Hotel
Take I-10 East to Highway 60 East, and climb into Devil’s Canyon toward Globe. Stop, if you can, at the Boyce Arboretum, or in Globe’s historic Old Town. In Globe, you’ll continue on Highway 70, also known as The Old West Highway. If the big casino in the San Carlos Reservation doesn’t distract you, continue on to and through Safford. About 40 miles later, Highway 70 will wind you through some beautiful hills into the basin that contains the town of Duncan. Turn right on Main Street and watch for the “Bed & Breakfast” sign on your right.
Take I-10 East to Highway 191 North to Safford. When you reach Highway 70, the main east-west route through Safford, turn right. Another 40 or so miles east you’ll arrive in Duncan. Turn right on Main Street and look for the Simpson Hotel on the right. Alternatively, stay on I-10 into New Mexico and exit at Lordsburg to pick up Highway 70 west. From there you’ll have a 35-mile drive across the desert and back into Arizona and Duncan. As the road winds you into town, you’ll see Ol’ Jo’s restaurant on the right. Just past the Stage Stop gas station, turn left on Main Street and watch for the “Bed & Breakfast” sign on the right.
From Santa Fe and Other Points Northeast or East:
Take your chosen route to Lordsburg, New Mexico, on I-10, and exit there onto Highway 70, heading west. In 35 miles you’ll be over the border into Arizona and heading into the town of Duncan. Look for Ol’ Jo’s restaurant on the right. Just past the Stage Stop gas station, turn left on Main Street and watch for the “Bed & Breakfast” sign on the right.
From Silver City, New Mexico:
Take Highway 90 south through the Gila National Forest. Just northwest of Lordsburg, pick up Highway 70 West toward Arizona. 33 miles or so later you’ll be entering Duncan (see above).