Arcata/Eureka Holiday Inn Express
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We are off to an early start today since we have a lots of trees to see. We will be driving through Redwood National Forest and even though the parks are closed, the road through here is a public road so we can still drive through. We also know that some areas will be California state run.
We drive a short ways and reach the …
Our third day in McKinleyville, CA; Katie and Luke (Katie's boyfriend/room mate) are finishing up finals so we kept ourselves rather scarce so as not to be a bigger study diversion than we already are.
We took a couple of short trips to local wildlife refuges and the Pacific Ocean - this area really is beautiful and so full of interesting ...
... I (we) packed up and headed back to the main road (Highway 101).
Highway 101 is a secondary artery through northern California. Interstate 5 is the primary. Our intended destination required us to take 101 for about 200 miles as I-5 is much further west. US Highway 101 follows a hilly path, often winding serpentine (thanks Randi) style through the absolutely beautiful countryside. The panorama before you ...
... the best condition for a little family reunion. I was in pretty sad shape, but went to a clinic the next day to get fixed up. I was a bit nervous with my treatment at first when my nurse checked my throat.
Nurse: "Wow. That thing in the back of your throat is really swollen."
Me: "What thing?"
Nurse: "That bulby thing that hangs in the back. I forget what it's called."
Me: "The uvula?"
... heavy, but were extremely comfortable to wear. We held quite a pace for the first few km's, walking through ancient forests. It was awesome. Slowing down a bit towards the end, we cut off the beaten path and down onto the river bed. During the winter, there must be a raging torrent of water that spans 40+ metres or so across. But when we were there, there was only a small percentage of that water, and the majority of the river was dry gravel bed. It was this ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsArcata/Eureka Holiday Inn Express McKinleyville
Nice hotel. Big room and bathroom. Very clean. attractive lobby.
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