Westin Monache Resort Mammoth
Travel Blogs from Mammoth Lakes
19:30 am and we are setting out. Packed tight, everything in its place, house clean, everyone worked together, all smiles. Well, except for some tears for Lucky, who we will miss tons. But he has fun adventures ahead with his new buddy, Brock. Already meeting a new dog friend and taking a hike today... He's in good hands. Mammoth, here we come!
Frikinelmo stayed here on Aug 12, 2010 during their trip titled: Frikinelmo's Great Adventure.
Today we visited cowboy country, home to the Ponderosa, gold, saloons and of course, cowboys. Virginia City was founded in the Comstock gold and silver rush in 1859.
There are still working silver and gold mines around. The town itself has been preserved and is lined with saloons and bars, icecreamerys and lots of opportunities for old …
After leaving our Tahoe heaven we set off on our way to Mammoth Lakes. The scenery was pretty spectacular and to be honest the pictures taken don't really do it justice. The Toiyabe National Forest was to the left of us during the drive and the Walker River. We passed the beautiful Lakes Topaz and Mono and stopped off for lunch in a little town called Bridgeport. Having learnt ...
... swam around while I thawed out in the late afternoon sun.
After Mike dried off, we opened a bottle of Pinot Noir and nestled into our chairs. Yosemite Falls towered in front of us. We stared up at the falls in awe that we had actually climbed to the top. Tapping our glasses together, we congratulated each other. A deer swim across the river. To our right, Half Dome began to glow as evening approached. We sipped our wine in silence soaking up all the natural ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility