Hotels in Show Low

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      For visitors staying in discount hotels in Show Low, Arizona, north of the White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation, the little town offers excellent camping, trout fishing, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, skiing, golf, and some of the most scenic country in the state. Show Low got its unusual name when the property on which it sits was won in a card came in 1876. The main street, Deuce of Clubs, was named after the winning card. A Mormon church now occupies the site of the ranch house where the famous card game was played.In the Show Low Historical Society Museum you can learn all about the towns past. There are old photos, Indian artifacts, and displays such as the old time kitchen and post office. Other exhibits change from time to time. The museum also has handicrafts for sale in the gift shop. At the 140-acre Fool Hollow Recreation Center you can camp, fish, and take the children to a playground. There are interpretive programs on Saturdays in the summer. Whether you are on a camping holiday or enjoying a budget hotel in Show Low, if you love fishing, Show Low Lake is the place for you. It is best known for walleye, but you can also catch channel catfish, trout, largemouth bass and bluegill. At nearby Pintail Lake there is a sanctuary for waterfowl and other wildlife, and viewing sites from which to watch them.