Travel Blogs from Indio
Woke up early to get going checked out the view, the picture doesn't do it justice. We headed up the mountain to elevation if 8516 feet on the cable car, Forgot to take more pictures with my iPhone for uploading so will have to wait for my Gopro videos when ...
... located in La Quinta. There you can see how dates are made and grown, find gifts in the gift shop, and get a famous Date Shake made with vanilla ice cream and dates. Prior to what it is today, the Coachella Valley was home to Agua Caliente band of the Cahuilla Indians. A lot of agricultural fields are here as well. Home of palm trees, festivals, and many fun activities, visitors of the Coachella Valley come back for more every year.
... for an out of state reservation, I would have thought someone should be there. We paid a $30 fee and an $8 transaction fee but then were given a $2 senior discount. The total price was $36. We really enjoyed driving through the canyon road through the Orocopia Mtns (beautiful) and then through the miles and miles of fields growing grapefruit, oranges, grapes, corn, palm trees, peppers and other things driving into Mecca and then down route 111 to the Salton ...
... laser on the sky along with stories of different cultures through history on how they interpreted and named these constellations--memorable evening of stories from history and stars. Sky with a bed of stars like never seen before--this place remains one of the best in USA for star gazing. The way I will remember this night is just us next to a fire out there in the huge desert--there is no purer feeling. We left next day completely fascinated by the Park and its Joshua ...
... fit in the car. At 200 pesos ($15.50!) how can I resist! We rearrange our luggage (again) and head for the border!
Now if there's one thing I haven't grown to love about Mexico it's there lack of signage and resultant confusion around the government controlled border/port areas. We entered Mexico on the mainland and had all the red tape around importing our car, but on the Baja for some unknown (by me) reason, this procedure is not required. Problem is, ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed