Travel Blogs from Crowley Lake
... 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.
Far behind us is our Villages bubble where the traffic drives under 40 mph, pedestrians have the right of way, flowers and green spaces are abundant, the temperature is under 100 degrees and street signs are in English only.
Tomorrow we are off to spend the day at Yosemite National Park. It's about an hour away. I can't wait to breathe in the cool, mountain air again.
... looking even with the tallest granite peeks and looking into the lowest valley, really breathtaking. We went down the road to Lake Tenaya got out the chairs and had our snack on the lake shore. It was beautiful with the mountains with snow still in the crevices as the backdrop for the lake with three shades of blue. We didn't stay long due to mosquito's. We didn't go to the east side of the road since we had already been there so we headed back to the Valley, ...
... So we went home and will try the grove tomorrow.
Drove around a remote area near the campsite that was suppose to have a lot of Sequoias and found them but they were babies compared to the ones we saw at the Sequoia Park. Came home then at 4 went to the local farmers market to check it out, ordered our pizza and went home. Although the weather was cloudy, cool then sunny and low 70's we then started getting a sprinkling of rain and cooler weather.
... 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
Sierra Nevada Rd, Crowley Lake | Hotelfrom $88
1914 Meridian Boulevard, Crowley Lake | Hotelfrom $182