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We slept in a bit this morning as everyone was tired from hitting the strip last night! Megan absolutely wanted to ride The Roller Coaster at New York New York before leaving town so off we went. Darby was not tall enough to ride so Megan, Sean and Derek went on ahead. After the 210 second ride was over it was immediately apparent that Megan had trouble as she came off the ride green as a goblin! We then stopped at the ...
Today was off the hook. We had breakfast in the RV. Then we started driving to Sequoia. The ride was two hours there and back. Before we started going really far we stopped at a gas station to get some snacks and drinks. My sister Allisa got a flat rim hat with her snack and drink. It is purple with a bear that says California republic. Then we got back on the rode. When we got there we went on a hike to ...
... still standing as Muir found them. The largest of them all, the General Sherman Tree, is around 2,100 years old and weighs approximately 1224.7 Tonne. It stands almost 85m tall and has a trunk more than 30m wide King of the forest, General Sherman is considered not only the largest living tree in the world, but the largest living organism on the planet by volume.
Zach decided he really didn't like big trees and ...
Sequoia National Park was the last Park that we visited. We made it just on time for a beautiful sunset, and sunlight making the all forest look like it was on fire. We were the first one on the trail to see the General Sherman, the ''largest known living single stem tree’’ on earth (thank you Wikipedia). Thanks to this we had the forest just for us for a few hours, and we saw bears twice that day as well as many birds ...
Camped at Kings Canyon Ntl Park last night, the road up was quite windy & we are at 6,500ft elevation so the temperature is great, a beautiful breeze.This morning we did a walk around General Grant Grove, which is home to a huge stand of giant sequoias. These differ from the coastal redwoods in that they are much larger around whereas the redwoods are taller.. We then moved down to General Sherman ...
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