Travel Blogs from Colton
... it.) With a sore butt, we drove on out of Funtime Las Vegas, heading South towards Los Angeles. Our ears kept popping along this stretch of the freeway for some reason, passing on by Pimms Valley, with not a lot to see but Hill Billy's Casino. Valley Wells was where we changed over and I drove for a bit, being a straight run. A 2 lane freeway I-15 fast moving and filled with juggernaut lorries hogging the roads and crossing lanes taking over from each other or swaying in ...
... stopping and traffic building up so pulled in my place at the back of the line (but not for long inasmuch as I could see the line building behind me).
I watched to my left side the water level in the median was flowing rapidly in the same direction we were traveling and off to my right, there was a south-bound flowing flood plane as far as the eye could see. We were right at "Exit 91" and saw several cars take that off ramp (to the Moapa ...
... out on the lake yet so we grabbed a quick bite and enjoyed the view before we were on our way down the other side. There was another lake further to the north (Big Bear Lake) but we decided not to visit as that road travels down the other side of the mountains and you end up in Victorville which is in the Mohave and a longer drive home (where the interstate overpass burned up). Instead we took another road down that ends up a little east of where we started. This side of ...
... lots of trails here, and lots of people out to enjoy them. We diverted off the main trail and, over a railing, headed in our own direction. This trail went up through a valley, following a stream. Despite the shrubbery and small trees on the tops of these mountains, the valley was lush. The trail narrowed and crossed the stream several times. The dog was off the leash and loving running with the kids. Damian Jr and Matthew ran off ahead. Loving the twists and turns of ...
... to hang my shirts on clothes hangers in the garage. I thought the dog might grab them if I hung them outside. Damian got home at around 1800 and with a bag full of the biggest oysters I've seen. The shells smelt bad, but they were awesome. They had been brought up from Mexico the day before. The kids hovered but wouldn't dare touch as Damian and myself stuffed ourselves. Damian offered 2 hrs of PS3 time to eat one. ...
Other places to stay in Colton
2830 South Iowa Avenue, Colton | 2 star hotelfrom $98
250 North 9th Street, Colton | 2 star hotelfrom $86
1311 South Santo Antonio Drive, Colton | 2 star hotelfrom $61
450 North Sperry Drive, Colton | 2 star hotelfrom $81