Montecito Sequoia Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Babysitting service
- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Montecito Sequoia Lodge Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
Travel Blogs from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
... world. This was the first time during the day Emmett had his meltdown. We had to wake him from napping and he was not happy. About once a day he has been going into meltdown mode. I guess that isn't too bad considering he is only 5.
After Grant's we checked in at our hotel (about a 45 minute drive). The Wuksachi was pretty decent, especially after the tent cabins in Yosemite. The temp was pretty cool-in the low 70's. We ate at ...
That is totally not false advertising it really was giant trees! I knew I really wanted to see redwoods on my trip. In my mind I was thinking of the costal redwoods I had seen as a child. These where the sequoia and they where not as tall but much wider bases and unbelievablyI cool. ...
... walking 2.7 miles To the store. But walking/climbing Up 2.7 miles to the sky comes with a new appreciation! It was a long way for sure, and took me about 3 1/2 hours. Of course, though I started out first, I didn't remain first, and Heather, then Craig and Erik past me up and I could only look up to see them far above and take some encouragement that at least I could still see them.
Breathing for me, again, was the biggest challenge. I just couldn't seem ...
... Once my pack was back on, I followed the trail around the meadow which was nestled in between two rocky mini-mountains. The tall grasses were golden and the low sun made everything, all the colors and shadows pop like high def. resolution. I took in as much as I could of what was behind me as I had to keep moving forward. At one point the surroundings looked like a great place to be if you were a bear. I had to laugh at myself as I realized how weird I look and I ...
... and was able to get my phone up and running for some music which caused a lot of emotion to well up about the days thus far. I can't believe what I was able to do, (It was unattainable in my view, but no other choice, really) and yet I know the victory was not mine alone, but through me I had power because of God's promises, and was so thankful for the encouragement of Craig and the others.
One of the things I wanted to accomplish on this trip was a ...