La Quinta Inn Bakersfield South
Travel Blogs from Bakersfield
After last minute packing and cleaning, we left a rainy Santa Rosa at about 9am this morning. For the first hour I worried about things we might have forgotten in the house or things I hadn't cleaned well enough, but then I exhaled and stopped worrying.
Weather cleared up about halfway to Bakersfield and here we are at our La Quinta.
While driving the Hwy-99 to Bakersfield, we decided to drop by Visalia and see a replica of the 'End of the Trail'. The 'End of the Trail' statue was created to mark the closing of the Western frontier i.e. the defeat of the Native Americans at the hands of the white settlers. It's meant to be a sad statue, not that we saw it. We simply failed to …
... If the roads are closed or they require an inspection to assure we have chains for the car, we will NOT be able to enter the parks. Oh well!! That possibility also exists on the Northern route and thru Yellowstone when we get there. I told Rhonda we will just play it by ear, and if we can't.........we can't. Still a wonderful trip that we will be thankful for the rest of our lives.
... a Mcdonalds to use the internet, sorted out our accommodation drove around the corner found another holiday inn and grabbed a room there. It is directly opposite to a trailer park and not far from a pizza shop and a bottle shop. Suits us fine. The pizza is yummy and the 1999 Zinfandel is pretty nice for 10.99, even if the cork got stuck.
Tomorrow we head off to Yosemite via a road that Ken has already warned me is the same as today! A real live Ken shortcut. ...
... Sam, I think she regretted offering when she realised how early she had to get up. I arrived on camp where I met the 6 kids I would be coaching - they have the shortest attention spans ever and aren't very well behaved, it felt like the longest 3 hours of my life. I then arrived back to the house and was just about to jump into the pool when Johnny came round to pick up Ashleigh and told me he needed a coach to coach a half day camp and I was the only ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services