BEST WESTERN Yosemite Way Station
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... has to offer. Yosemite falls are the fifth highest falls in the world however for us the biggest isn't always the best. Cascade falls on the outskirts of the park provided far more entertainment and serenity. Rock hopping as high as we could away from the road and the other visitors allowed us to experience what everyone was there to see, the beauty of Mother Nature in all her might and glory. ...
... He advised a route to the south, which would take about 8 hours, plus stops, of course and be over 430 miles. Very sweetly he printed it out for us.
I was not convinced, and asked about a route going north, but he cautioned against it due to weather conditions etc. and said it would be about the same distance and probably impassable anyway.
First stop was for fuel, and while we were filling up I suggested we drop into the visitor centre on our ...
... and it took about 5 minutes from the tyre being changed to being back on the road again. We had to now go to the nearest Avis at Burbank Airport to swap for a new car. We were covered for the tyre so there was no extra fees at all for our situation... wow... what a relief! Overall, Avis were very helpful in assisting us getting back on the road.
By now it was about 6pm and we headed down the coast going through places like Malibu, stopping briefly by Santa Monica ...
... better than this. However, the pizza is good, and we did manage to see a bear finally! Albeit stuffed and inside!
Back to the car (in the pitch black car park), and over to our room for the night. The kids don’t realise this, but this will be the last bunk bed on the holiday. Thankfully, they managed to get three nights each on the top bunk (although at three different hotels). It’s been a long day, but it is exciting to be ...
... my camera and made my way out to the prow. I had to wait for this German guy who was on his stomach near the edge. After the couple snapped the first picture of me standing there I shouted over to them, “Now I’m going to jump, do your best to catch me in the air”. “Really?” she said. Maybe she thought I was going to jump over the edge or something, but I proceeded to just jump up. I didn’t have a death wish. When I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed