PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn
Travel Blogs from Olympic Valley
... We through together what food we had, quickly packing up, and we were off.
Ominous storm clouds started to roll in just as we were arriving at the trail head. Though it hadn't rained my whole time in Reno so far, I knew we were bound to get at least a bit wet. We went for it with no worries, we knew what we were doing. We hit the trail and quickly passed 2 old cars that must have been driven off the road and left in the woods to rot away. Defiantly not what I was used ...
... br> Down at the lake they had a floating pier which was very cool and we walked out on it and when we looked in the water it was all sparkling with gold because all through the sand is fools gold so it makes the sand sparkle under the water, it was very beautiful. Madi was amazed and wanted to bring back some sand but Daddy didn't think it would make it through customs! We tried the water and it was very cold.
So back to ...
... of Yosemite, we found out that because of the Rim fire the road through Yosemite that we were to take was closed so we had to go a very long way around to Lake Tahoe it took us the rest of the day.'
On the way out of Yosemite we saw all the devastation caused by the fire we could see mountains of trees burnt and still smouldering and we also saw lots of fire trucks and ...
... everyday life inside (I know - cheating!). After a nice evening with dinner at a local restaurant overlooking the valley, we crashed in the softest double bed I have ever been in. Successful first day I think.
The next day started with some coordination problems. As Lake Tahoe is rather large and the number of paths to walk is ...
... clean and the sand not too fine. The water is cold. Freezing cold. After some time sun bathing one by one we dared to go for a swim. The area is calm and the view calms you even more. It was our first day of just lazing around somewhere. But by 4pm we kind of had enough from being lazy, the skin was slightly burnt as well, so we got back into our cars and continued to drive to Yosemite,
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet