Travel Blogs from Crowley Lake
... driving snacks (twinkies, m&ms and kit kats) and headed to McDonalds for a snack (it was inside the walmart!!!) When we ordered Shane asked for a medium chips...the poor women serving us looked so confused lol I said 'you want fries' lol!! Got our food and ate it in the car then started the drive to Fresno. It was a pretty uneventful drive, lots of orchards. Apparently containing grapes, oranges (naturally) walnuts, pistachios and cherries. Once we arrived in ...
... the park is designated as wilderness.
President Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant in 1864 protecting the area from development.
Half Dome is a granite rock formation.
What an awesome day! The pictures tell the rest of the story.
... park is gorgeous and Kings
Canyon is spectacular. The road twists
and turns up the mountain, then down the other side into the canyon. We stopped along the river and dunked our
feet in the icy cold water. Next it was
on to Yosemite. We stayed in Oakhurst,
which is about 30 miles outside the south gate of Yosemite. Once again, it was very narrow roads ...
... a hotel up here but it burned down in 1969 so they used the area to build a small stone amphitheater and walkway/viewing area. We left there and stopped at the next curve down....there was a turnout and you could walk across the street to the granite rocks which was further out than the lookout area at the point. Took more pictures and left to go to the Museum and Grove, however, by the time we got there the parking lot for the museum was full and the Grove was closed ...
... expecting. It was more of a dance show than the typical style of a Cirque du Soleil show. After the show we had a quick go on the slot machines and I won on my first spin. We were off to a good start.
On Friday we sunbathed by the pool again and then got ourselves ready for some proper gambling action. The slot machines are fun but far too easy to spend a lot of money on in a very short space of time so we headed straight for ...
Other places to stay in Crowley Lake
3236 Main St, Crowley Lake | 3 star hotelfrom $145
- Mammoth Lakes Holiday Inn
- Good Standard Holiday Inn
- Great hotel in the middle of town
Meadow Lane, Crowley Lake | Hotelfrom $140
1914 Meridian Boulevard, Crowley Lake | Hotelfrom $182
Sierra Nevada Rd, Crowley Lake | Hotelfrom $88