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August 10, 2014
Larry, Frank, Bud and I headed to Ebbetts Pass through the Sierra Nevada range and Alpine Lake Inn on the California side of Lake Tahoe for a thrilling ride on the Harleys. The weather through the canyon pines was perfect. While the road was steep in places, and did have a few 270 degree turns, the curves were gentle like you were gliding down a ski slope. We stopped to meet up with a couple of friends in ...
... in Orlando only with taller trees! Very touristy! We soon arrived at Zephyr Cove to set sail on Lake Tahoe aboard the Ms Dixie. Our cruise would take us to Emerald Bay passing by Fannette Island in the center, a very popular location at Lake Tahoe. Emerald Bay was recognized as a National Natural Landmark by the federal Department of the Interior in 1969. It is quite ...
... in and out.
The scenery on the trip into Carson City was beautiful and varied. We were surrounded by mountains---the Sierra Nevada to the west and the Virginia Range to the east. We passed through rocky desert areas with little vegetation except for sage and chapparel. In places there were grasslands with grazing cattle and sheep. For a good while we followed a shallow, winding river.
So. We have had a 5 day bike ride that is really beautiful. The weather has been good and the scenery wonderful. This is silver country and time for a rest. I hope that most of the party visits the State Museum as I did because it collects alot of the local history, specifically ...
... to Chris' place (Dustin's eldest brother), but it took a little over 8hrs. We drove down highway 5, went across the Sierras through highway 89, and traveled south along highway 395. Luckily, we were able to make it out the Sierras before it was dark, albeit the already day-time freezing temperatures. I was excited to drive on 395, along the eastern side of the Sierras.
We went ...
Other places to stay in Carson City
2829 South Carson Street, Carson City | 2 star motelfrom $49
3103 N. Carson Street, Carson City | 2 star motelfrom $51
2749 S Carson St, Carson City | 1 star motelfrom $45
800 N. Carson Street, Carson City | Motelfrom $56