Travel Blogs from Fresno
Things are finally falling into place and the countdown continues at 3 weeks to go!
I'm so excited to arrive in Paris and see my cousin and meet his daughter, the newest addition to the Phené family!
Then I'll be off to Salzburg to soak in the music festival for 4 days! Looking forward to touring the Eagle's Nest, the Sound ...
"When I entered this sublime wilderness the day was nearly done. The trees with rosy, glowing countenances seemed to be hushed and thoughtful, as if waiting in conscious religious dependence on the sun, and one walked softly and awestricken among them."
-John Muir, writing of Giant Forest, which he explored and named
It was an early breakfast with Dan and Judy from Maryland. Breakfast was not that great ...
... red to help it down. Throughout the meal we fed bread to and so were entertained by Bluejays. These agile birds jump from branch to branch using tree trunks as trampolines!Were then drove back down the road and on to Sequoia National Park. The General Sherman tree is not the tallest or widest tree but is thought to be the largest living tree by volume. It was named by James Wolverton in 1879. He had served under the general during the Civil War. We followed the Big ...
... down, it is quite scary.
The day was cloudy and overcast, as all our mornings in San Francisco were. We headed south, avoiding the Bay Bridge that we came in on and also the $6 toll. We decided to head to Fresno which was only a few hours drive and then decide what to do after that.
We drove through a small town called Gilroy, which had a massive outlet shopping area. We ...
We woke up to 34 degrees outside, 49 degrees inside. It was forecast to reach a balmy 42 degrees later on with possible snow showers…it was time to get moving, see what we wanted to see and get off the mountain by mid-afternoon! We pulled out of our campsite at 8:30 into a beautiful, albeit quite cool morning. Bear proofing is everything here, and the garbage cans are no different…it took us about five minutes to figure out how to open them and after ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed