Motel 6 Sacramento North
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... I think). 5 grand kids? The motel is small but since most of the occupants will be our family, guess you could say it was a "Little" motel. Ha ha! Really looking forward to seeing everyone. We don't know how many others are making the long trip out, but I think we'll be amazed. The weather is forecasted to be a bit cooler but with the likelihood of thunderstorms for the next 3 or 4 days. ...
Friday July 11, 2014
This morning we headed east on I-80 and then south on CA Rt. 49 to the town of Coloma and the “Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park”. This is the location of “Sutter’s Mill” and the discovery of gold by James Marshall on January 24, 1848. The museum contained relics from the California gold mining ...
Thursday July 10, 2014
This morning we got the oil changed in the truck and had it washed. After lunch we went into
Sacramento and visited “Old Sacramento”, a section along the Sacramento River that dates back to 1848 when gold was discovered in the area. ...
... town. The walk seemed a bit dodgy, but had decent views along the Sacramento River and was a good walk. I didn't know what to expect when coming to Sacramento. I didn't research it much, but it turned out to be a really fun place. The river has a few famous bridges that are pretty cool and once you get into old town, there is a bunch of buildings from the 1850s. I thought the gold rush was only around San Francisco, but it also hit Sacramento ...
... up with people outside of their place of residence and with Jerry we have been fortunate to meet up with him and Jeannette in many different places. Hopefully we will keep doing that.
The next day we both headed in different directions, Jerry for home and Russ and I to the Golden Spike National Historic Site. It was a Saturday and so they were doing reenactments (which they do on every Saturday during the summer months). This park ...
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