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 ...
... Most of the campgrounds in and around Yosemite don't allow coaches as big as we are. Like yesterday, we'll be driving the car through Yosemite and since driving through Yosemite takes hours, we figured we might as well cut off some drive time wherever possible.
After getting all set up in our new campground, we putzed. (Old people don't like big projects, only small, easy ones just to pass the time.) I did ...
... was up there. There were two different sets climbing, 1 set of 3 people were at the point that juts out with 1 person standing on a ledge midway up and the others were getting there. The other set I could only see 2 people climbing and they were mid way up but on the side of El Capitan. It was beautiful standing in the middle of the meadow with granite mountains all around...truly amazing. Looked around for the last time and watched the climbers then started the ...
... from last years fires and they were harvesting the usable trees and stacking the unusable. Hetch Hetchy (or the area near the dam) looked like they had some fire damage too but this area is a little more rugged with only small scrubby trees. You could walk across the dam and they had informational placards along the way with a tunnel that took you to the trails that ran along the back side. The reservoir is 8 miles long but that includes part that is not seen which is ...
... and played Roulette and Blackjack. Apart from the money you gamble with you literally don’t spend any money. When you are at the tables waitresses constantly bring you drinks (obviously hoping the more you drink the sillier you will get with your money). We only bet on tables where the minimum bet was low at $10 or $15 - to us that seemed quite high. On some of them the minimum bet was $1,000! I would love to know how much the people ...
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