Holiday Inn Auburn
Travel Blogs from Auburn
... a film explaining the discovery of gold the formation of
the town. We wandered around the town which had several period buildings, a functioning blacksmith shop and a recreation of the saw mill near which gold was discovered. After a picnic lunch we headed north on CA Rt. 49 to “Nevada City” an old gold mining town where we strolled Main Street of the historic district and did a little shopping.
... the wooden sidewalks past the
beautifully restored store fronts containing restaurants, bars, ice cream parlors’, candy stores clothing stores and souvenir shops. We also walked down to the river where there is a paddle wheel boat that is now a combination restaurant, bar and hotel. It was an enjoyable afternoon.
... the sites are large and all paved with mature trees for shade and everything is clean. Some of the people have some elaborate patios set up with plants, grills nice furniture, and rugs. But they don't have to worry about rain here.
TUESDAY 6/3-we went to the Visitors Bureau and picked up some local info. We then found "old" Auburn which are some of the old buildings with businesses along with the Post Office from 1852. We tried to go to one of the museums but it ...
... the 49 crosses the river and is quite a popular spot for people to come and cool off for the day. By this time in the day we were nearing the end of our sunlight and decided to not change into our swim trunks and just head down to the water to check it out. Man...what a mistake!! I really wish we would have brought our swimming gear with us down to the water. The water was wonderful and we would have loved to have budgeted more time at this spot. ...
... passed a four ladies who had to be over 70 years old who were taking a break from their morning bike ride.
After Folsom lake, we got on Auburn Folsom road and rode up to Auburn (go figure). Thats where the elevation gain at the foothills of the Sierra Mountains came in. We climbed up to Auburn, but only covered a tiny fraction of the total climbing we have between sea level (Sacramento) and ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility