Holiday Inn Express Santa Cruz
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Rode out of busy weekend Yosemite. Had to hit loads of busy very windy highways. Badly needed a hotel so I could wash my stinky sweaty clothes. Michelle got me a cheap room at the holiday inn. Nice n comfy.
Mileage - 24536 - 256
Trip took us from Eureka south to Willits and then east to Clearlake in a lake district. More redwoods as well as a trip up into snow country. Then south through the Napa Valley where we visited a couple of vineyards - the Caberbet Reserve was excellent. We avoided San Francisco by heading southeast through Vallejo, San Jose and then west to Sanata …
... why it was quiet, the place was in disrepair and melt funny.. I needed a wine so we sat at the bar while the other patrons talked about softball. Wayne tried to make m by ordering gaice feel better by ordering garlic bread! Why! Out came the plate with fruit, stale bread and this melted chees blob in the middle with roasted garlic cloves plopped on top.. yuck.. I had enough off back to motel getting harassed by homeless all the way! This is not the Santa Cruz I ...
... over the Santa Cruz mountains past Cupertino and San Jose (I finally know the way). Lots of traffic with little room between them. We're not used to that after being in New Brunswick and New Zealand. Shortly after arriving, Barb and I pitted out for 3 hours then returned to the land of the living fairly refreshed in time for supper, then Brian pulled up our blog on his 52" screen and we showed them our pictures as far as Masterton before we said ...
... the next day, Wayne and I did feel sorry for Craig as he ran around taking as many pictures as he could before they turned all of the lights off.
We decided to head over to the drive on pier but wasn't sure what we'd see at night so decided to try again the next day. We stopped off for a few beers and then headed back to the hotel for the night.
We had an early start the next day as our rental car had to be back in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center