Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Merced
Travel Blogs from Merced
Making our way back up north towards Yosemite National Park! Long drive from Vegas with no real excitement... Until Lauren bought some cashew nuts and opened them a little too forcefully! Lets just say there are now cashew nuts EVERYWHERE in our car! This also bought on a 10 minute hysterical laughing ...
... get frustrated with them. We headed back and drove. And drove. And drove. It is just a long ways from everything. We finally got back to Turlock, just in time for dinner. Lisa is a phenomenal cook...and she cooks a lot. She had breakfast made in the mornings before she left for work and then she would come home and cook dinner for anywhere from 3 people to more than 10! She's very talented and so much fun to talk ...
... my iPad, set myself up next to the pool, and swam and floated while the third session was going on (Humor Me). It was very good and very informative, but mostly it was fun to participate from the pool. After that, I read some and swam some and basically didn't do anything. It was lovely, especially since the free day gave grandpa a chance to get his legs up and relax. So basically, we did nothing. We watched the waterfalls, soaked up the sun, and had a lovely nothing ...
... big strong conifer trees, with beautiful bark. All this making the walk feel not just hard, but also AWEsome.
The sun went down at nine, about 18 miles into our walk. We pulled out our one flashlight, and slowed our pace. We still had about 5ish miles to go the sign said, but we weren't fully sure. Luckily the sprinkle never picked up lowering the countless ways we could possibly die by one.
We walked slowly very close together and started to turn into exhausted zombies. ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking