TripAdvisor Reviews Discovery Inn Grants Pass
Travel Blogs from Grants Pass
... until everyone gets soaked. It sounded crazy, but turned out to be great fun! The first time Nancy and Alyssa were in the front and got pretty wet. Then we did it again with Jody and I in the front of the raft, and we really got drenched! It was awesome! When we finished with the surfing, it was time to take on the first Class IV called Nugget Falls. It was about a 6 ft drop with some ...
... more and more cameras were pointing towards the ground as attempts were made to capture shots of the chipmunks who skittered around and begged for food on the surrounding wall. Typical Brits, faced with wonderous beauty, they're obsessed with the local rodent population. I'd like to say that we hiked around the lake with Annie the park ranger, but the coach stopped at strategic points and decanted us for photo opportunities.
On the way back to Grants Pass, ...
... in two (2) days – really not bad considering that we had to load 150+ boxes and some heavy antique furniture. Anyway, we’re here at the Peppermill Casino and Spa in Reno.
Our room looks like it’s from somewhere in Tuscany with the ornate furniture ...
... It all helps.
Just north of the town of Rockport on the coast the CA 1 heads off inland. We decided we had seen enough of the tarmac albeit the coastal drive still being very photogenic. So at N39 46.826 W123 49.903 we ducked off the CA 1 onto the Usal Road, what was probably an original logging track through the forests which for many years were the scene of massive timber production. The track very soon deteriorated into a rutted gravel route, winding its way up ...
... good thing I was on the driver's side or it would've knocked my block off! The first giant redwood tree! I made Chuck pull over as soon as the road allowed so I could sprint back to get a shot of it. It dwarfed the next passing car. I wanted to get closer to touch it, my I was coaxed back into the van. Just as my breathing began to slow there was another one!!! Holy smokie bears...those things are hard to miss! At the next opportunity we stopped and Dad and I ran down ...
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