Travel Blogs from Crowley Lake
... the 38 mile trip home.
SATURDAY 5/31 and SUNDAY 6/1-These two days are our (or should I say my) cleaning days and although we are traveling there are bills to pay and accounts to reconcile.
We were surprised to read that Half Dome and not El Capitan was the most recognized with tourists. This park was the highlight of our trip, so far, although it was a lot of driving for Terry. So now our top 3 parks are: Yosemite, Canyonlands and Yellowstone tied with ...
... wagons and built this Center for viewing. Some of the structures were: Barn & Covered Bridge (built in 1857 but covered in Vermont style a few years later) left over from the stage stop in Yosemite, Artist Cabin, George Anderson (miner, blacksmith & guide in late 1800's) cabin, Homestead Cabin, Blacksmith Shop, Calvary Office, Ranger Patrol Cabin, Degnan's Bakery, Wells Fargo Office and the Powderhouse/Jail. It was amazing that these structures could ...
... place (it had a kitchenette - yay) we stopped in Oakhurst at a grocery store and picked up some spaghetti, sauce, cheese, bread for supper and lots of snacks for the road since we now had a car - doritos, cheesy garlic bread Lays (why don't they have those in Canada!?) and some Coke and Dr Pepper, as well as a few other snacks - crackers, gum.
I also forgot to mention the heat - it was soooo warm...for the end of Sept, ...
... 911 in the believe i had forced samson to do it. actually, it was samson's idea when we woke at 6.30am. at breakfast we shared a table with an elderly lady. turns out she lived locally and had taken up residence in the hotel for a couple of days while her kitchen was being repaired after a water pipe had burst. born here in the us of japanese parents ...
... lovely day.
oh, while i remember it. apologies about this all being lower case. i hate using my tablet touchscreen for typing so i bought a cheap bluetooth keyboard at heathrow. works fine apart from no capitals, that is unless i keep putting caps lock on and off each time. rather tedious, hence no caps.
approx 2 hours to yosemite village centre from oakhurst
glacier point drive approx 1.5 hours there and back off southern gate ...
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