The Shelter Cove Oceanfront Inn
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- Free parking
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Sequoia sempervirens is the sole living species of the genus Sequoia in the cypress family Cupressaceae (formerly treated in Taxodiaceae). Common names include coast redwood, coastal redwood and California redwood. It is an evergreen, long-lived, monoecious tree living 1,200–1,800 years or more. ...
... a better sense of the forests and these incredible trees, some of which are over 1000 years old. We continued our ride through the park and stopped for lunch at a very quirky cafe in Redcrest located beside a treehouse that resided within the base of a redwood - all a bit touristy but gives you some sense of their size. The cafe owner was far more interesting. S/he reminded us both of Kathy Bates from Misery - ...
... operate at their pace. We were told the first reservation was 8.30 and we pushed and got 8.15, so they seated us at 8.45. We told them we were hungry and had read the menus while waiting so were ready to order, so they sent over the drinks waiter. Then the boss lady came to tell us about the specials so she went away to get the order book. Then she spilt water on the menus and went and got replacements, even though we told her we knew what we ...
... massive redwoods, lush ferns, around hillsides and under a few roots. It gave you a sense of complete isolation, and that around the next corner you were going to encounter something prehistoric, either way it was breathtaking. We eventually make our way back to the Highway 101 and by 8:30 we are headed south towards our next adventure.
By 10 we make it to the entrance of Gold's Bluff Beach and Fern Canyon; the drive in from the highway was long and ...
... redwood. We climbed up onto it and proceeded to walk from one end all the way to the other. It took 90 steps!!
We then walked along by the river for a little while. There was a Giant Redwood that had toppled and now bridged the river. Always one for an adventurous route, I hopped up and began traversing the fallen giant. Also crawling along it was an awesome looking hairy caterpillar. I observed it wriggling along until it suddenly rolled ...